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Commissioner Stewart Outlaws “Widow’s Penalty” In Setting Auto Insurance Rates

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that she will not approve any auto insurance company’s rate submission that includes a “widow’s penalty,” under which a widow or widower is charged a higher rate based solely on the change in his or her marital status following the loss of a spouse.




Insurance Commissioner Stewart Issues Bulletin Prohibiting Price Optimization

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that she is forbidding property and casualty insurers from using so-called “price optimization” when setting rates for personal lines of insurance such as automobile and homeowners’ policies.




Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Releases 2016 Health Insurance Rates for Delaware Marketplace Plans

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart today released Delaware’s Qualified Health Plan rates for Plan Year 2016.




Department of Insurance Schedules Public Information Sessions on Workers’ Compensation Rates

The Department of Insurance will hold three public information sessions (Oct. 20 & Oct. 21) regarding Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau Filing No. 1502, which proposes workers’ compensation insurance rates for the upcoming year.




Department of Insurance Recovers Nearly $1 Million for Delaware Consumers through June 2015

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart and the Delaware Department of Insurance announced today that its Consumer Services Division has recovered $995,558.73 for consumers during the first six months of 2015. Delaware employers have also saved approximately $3,978,296.00 in workers compensation premiums during the same period through the Department’s Workplace Safety Program.







 Pages Tagged With: "Commissioner Stewart"

Commissioner Stewart Outlaws “Widow’s Penalty” In Setting Auto Insurance Rates

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that she will not approve any auto insurance company’s rate submission that includes a “widow’s penalty,” under which a widow or widower is charged a higher rate based solely on the change in his or her marital status following the loss of a spouse.




Insurance Commissioner Stewart Issues Bulletin Prohibiting Price Optimization

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that she is forbidding property and casualty insurers from using so-called “price optimization” when setting rates for personal lines of insurance such as automobile and homeowners’ policies.




Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Releases 2016 Health Insurance Rates for Delaware Marketplace Plans

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart today released Delaware’s Qualified Health Plan rates for Plan Year 2016.




Department of Insurance Schedules Public Information Sessions on Workers’ Compensation Rates

The Department of Insurance will hold three public information sessions (Oct. 20 & Oct. 21) regarding Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau Filing No. 1502, which proposes workers’ compensation insurance rates for the upcoming year.




Department of Insurance Recovers Nearly $1 Million for Delaware Consumers through June 2015

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart and the Delaware Department of Insurance announced today that its Consumer Services Division has recovered $995,558.73 for consumers during the first six months of 2015. Delaware employers have also saved approximately $3,978,296.00 in workers compensation premiums during the same period through the Department’s Workplace Safety Program.