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Highmark Requests 2018 Health Insurance Rate Increase of 33.6%

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Categories:  Insurance Commissioner News

Dover, DE – The Delaware Department of Insurance (“DOI”) has received a proposed rate increase request from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (“Highmark BCBSD”) for 33.6% for its 2018 individual Marketplace business. This requested rate increase assumes that the cost-sharing subsidies and individual mandate will not be in place for 2018. Highmark BCBSD’s […]




Department of Insurance Launches Internet Chat Support for Consumers and Agents

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Categories:  Insurance Commissioner News

Dover, DE—The Delaware Department of Insurance has added a live chat support feature to its website. The chat box offers online users a quick and convenient way to connect with a department specialist who can answer basic insurance inquiries. The live chat feature launched Monday, June 12th and was free to implement. “It’s our job […]




Just in Time for Hurricane Season, Delaware’s Department of Insurance Streamlines Emergency Catastrophic Adjusters Licensing Requirements

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Categories:  Insurance Commissioner News

Dover, DE—Delaware Insurance Commissioner, Trinidad Navarro, has taken steps to streamline the licensing process for insurance adjusters who come to Delaware to immediately help consumers who have filed a claim due to an emergency or catastrophe. Issued on June 5, 2017, Revised Agents Bulletin No. 18, requires Emergency CAT Adjusters to use online services to […]




Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau Releases Delaware Medicare Supplement Insurance Shopper’s Guide 2017

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Categories:  Insurance Commissioner News

Dover, DE—The Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau (DMAB) is pleased to announce that the 2017 Delaware Medicare Supplement Insurance Shopper’s Guide is now available in print. This popular guide is updated annually and includes price comparisons and toll-free telephone numbers for all Medigap policies sold in Delaware. Medicare supplement insurance, also called Medigap, is private insurance […]




Aetna Exits ACA Exchange in Delaware for 2018

Date Posted: Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Categories:  Insurance Commissioner News

Dover, DE  – On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Aetna, Inc. (“Aetna”), informed the Delaware Department of Insurance that it would not be participating in the Health Insurance Marketplace (“Marketplace”) in Delaware for 2018. As a main reason for their exit, Aetna cited an approximate $700 million loss for individual policies between 2014 and 2016, and […]




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