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Former Sussex County Doctor Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dover, DE  – Dr. Jean Vertus Laine, 42, formerly of Peoples Wellness Center, 556 South DuPont Highway, Milford Delaware, was indicted on Monday, July 8th, 2019 by a Sussex County Grand Jury, following an investigation by the DOI Fraud Prevention Unit. The indictment alleges that between August and October of 2017,  Doctor Jean Laine fraudulently […]




Health Insurance Rates Decrease 5.8%

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Dover, DE—Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (Highmark BCBS) has submitted its required annual rate filing to the Delaware Department of Insurance. After years of substantial increases, Delaware’s Marketplace has stabilized and premiums have decreased. Highmark BCBS, the only insurer continuing to offer insurance coverage in Delaware’s individual market, has proposed a 5.8% decrease […]




Health Insurance Rates Decrease 5.8%

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

July 1, 2019  Dover, DE—Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (Highmark BCBS) has submitted its required annual rate filing to the Delaware Department of Insurance. After years of substantial increases, Delaware’s Marketplace has stabilized and premiums have decreased. Highmark BCBS, the only insurer continuing to offer insurance coverage in Delaware’s individual market, has proposed […]




Data Breach – 95,000 Delawareans Impacted

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019 DOVER, DE – The Delaware Department of Insurance recently received notice of a data security breach suffered by Dominion National, an insurer and administrator of dental and vision benefits. On April 24, 2019, through its investigation of an internal alert, Dominion National discovered that servers containing enrollment data, demographic details, and personal […]




Sussex County Woman Arrested for Insurance Fraud

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

 Sussex County Woman Arrested for Insurance Fraud June 14, 2019 DOVER, DE – Arlene Belfield, 51, of Lincoln DE, was arrested on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 by Capital Police, following an investigation by the Delaware Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau. The charges allege that in November, 2017, Arlene Belfield, pretending to be her terminally […]







  Category: Insurance Commissioner


Former Sussex County Doctor Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dover, DE  – Dr. Jean Vertus Laine, 42, formerly of Peoples Wellness Center, 556 South DuPont Highway, Milford Delaware, was indicted on Monday, July 8th, 2019 by a Sussex County Grand Jury, following an investigation by the DOI Fraud Prevention Unit. The indictment alleges that between August and October of 2017,  Doctor Jean Laine fraudulently […]




Health Insurance Rates Decrease 5.8%

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Dover, DE—Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (Highmark BCBS) has submitted its required annual rate filing to the Delaware Department of Insurance. After years of substantial increases, Delaware’s Marketplace has stabilized and premiums have decreased. Highmark BCBS, the only insurer continuing to offer insurance coverage in Delaware’s individual market, has proposed a 5.8% decrease […]




Health Insurance Rates Decrease 5.8%

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

July 1, 2019  Dover, DE—Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (Highmark BCBS) has submitted its required annual rate filing to the Delaware Department of Insurance. After years of substantial increases, Delaware’s Marketplace has stabilized and premiums have decreased. Highmark BCBS, the only insurer continuing to offer insurance coverage in Delaware’s individual market, has proposed […]




Data Breach – 95,000 Delawareans Impacted

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019 DOVER, DE – The Delaware Department of Insurance recently received notice of a data security breach suffered by Dominion National, an insurer and administrator of dental and vision benefits. On April 24, 2019, through its investigation of an internal alert, Dominion National discovered that servers containing enrollment data, demographic details, and personal […]




Sussex County Woman Arrested for Insurance Fraud

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

 Sussex County Woman Arrested for Insurance Fraud June 14, 2019 DOVER, DE – Arlene Belfield, 51, of Lincoln DE, was arrested on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 by Capital Police, following an investigation by the Delaware Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau. The charges allege that in November, 2017, Arlene Belfield, pretending to be her terminally […]