Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Announces an Increase of Nearly 50 Percent in Money Recovered for Delaware Consumers for First Half of 2014, Compared to 2013
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart and the Delaware Department of Insurance report that $1,407,464.40 has been recovered for consumers in the first six months of 2014. This number represents an increase of 49.57 percent in funds recovered for Delaware consumers compared to the same period last year.
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart Announces Delaware Now Allows Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart is alerting drivers in Delaware that as of June 25, 2014, Delaware law-enforcement officials will accept proof of auto insurance (insurance ID card) in physical or electronic format.
Commissioner Stewart Warns That Time is Running Out for Disabled Medicare Recipients Under Age 65 to Purchase Medigap Policies
With the passage of Senate Bill 42 (SB 42) in 2013 there are new Medigap options available to disabled Medicare recipients under 65 but time to purchase the plans is limited. SB 42 became effective on January 1, 2014, and requires insurance companies that offer Medigap policies to people 65 and older to also offer the same policies to anyone under the age of 65 who qualifies for Medicare due to a disability.
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart wants Delaware residents to prepare for the potential damages and interruptions brought by strong summer storms and hurricanes; the Atlantic hurricane season started June 1. Doing the proper planning now can potentially help save time, money and frustration in the coming months should your home or personal property be negatively impacted by storms, floods or other natural disasters this summer or fall.
The ELDERinfo program, which has been helping Delaware Medicare recipients for 21 years, is changing its name to the Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau (DMAB) in an effort to reach more of Delaware’s Medicare beneficiaries.