The Department of Insurance has a Storm Preparedness webpage filled with resources and information about what to do before, during and after a major storm. There’s an abundance of information about protecting your home or business from damage, and tips for preparing for meeting with an adjuster if your property sustains damages.
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.
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.
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.
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.