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Commissioner Stewart: Delawareans Pay 7th Lowest Homeowner’s Insurance Rates in U.S.

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that Delawareans paid the 7th lowest average homeowner’s insurance premium in the country in 2013, the most recent year for which data is available.




Delaware’s Kinion Named One of the Top Four Influential Figures in Global Captive Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart is pleased to announce that Steve Kinion, Director of the Delaware Insurance Department’s Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products, has been named as one of the four most influential people in the captive insurance industry.




Commissioner Stewart Fines Highmark BCBSD and Aetna $483,000

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart today announced she has fined Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware $383,000 for numerous violations, including failure to pay policyholder claims in a timely fashion. Commissioner Stewart has also fined Aetna, Inc. $100,000 for failing to pay policyholder claims in a timely fashion and for charging excessive copays, among other violations.




Sign Up for Health Insurance before January 31 or Pay Higher Penalty at Tax Time

The open enrollment period for obtaining health insurance through Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace ends on January 31. If you want health insurance coverage to begin on February 1, you’ll need to enroll in a plan by January 15. If you enroll in a plan between January 16 and January 31, your health insurance will not take effect until March 1, 2016.




Maryland Businessman Jeffrey Cohen Sentenced to 37 Years in Federal Prison for Crimes Uncovered by Delaware Insurance Department

DOVER, DE – Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that former insurance company executive Jeffrey B. Cohen, was sentenced to 37 years in federal prison and required to pay $137 million in restitution by U.S. District Court Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. in Baltimore, Maryland today.  Cohen had perpetrated multiple frauds upon policyholders […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Delaware Insurance Commissioner"

Commissioner Stewart: Delawareans Pay 7th Lowest Homeowner’s Insurance Rates in U.S.

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that Delawareans paid the 7th lowest average homeowner’s insurance premium in the country in 2013, the most recent year for which data is available.




Delaware’s Kinion Named One of the Top Four Influential Figures in Global Captive Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart is pleased to announce that Steve Kinion, Director of the Delaware Insurance Department’s Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products, has been named as one of the four most influential people in the captive insurance industry.




Commissioner Stewart Fines Highmark BCBSD and Aetna $483,000

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart today announced she has fined Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware $383,000 for numerous violations, including failure to pay policyholder claims in a timely fashion. Commissioner Stewart has also fined Aetna, Inc. $100,000 for failing to pay policyholder claims in a timely fashion and for charging excessive copays, among other violations.




Sign Up for Health Insurance before January 31 or Pay Higher Penalty at Tax Time

The open enrollment period for obtaining health insurance through Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace ends on January 31. If you want health insurance coverage to begin on February 1, you’ll need to enroll in a plan by January 15. If you enroll in a plan between January 16 and January 31, your health insurance will not take effect until March 1, 2016.




Maryland Businessman Jeffrey Cohen Sentenced to 37 Years in Federal Prison for Crimes Uncovered by Delaware Insurance Department

DOVER, DE – Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that former insurance company executive Jeffrey B. Cohen, was sentenced to 37 years in federal prison and required to pay $137 million in restitution by U.S. District Court Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. in Baltimore, Maryland today.  Cohen had perpetrated multiple frauds upon policyholders […]