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 Pages Tagged With: "Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro"

Insurance Data Security Act Signed into Law

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Governor John C. Carney, Jr., signed House Bill 174 (“HB 174”) into law. Titled the Delaware Insurance Data Security Act, this law is based on an NAIC Model Act, which establishes a comprehensive regulatory framework requiring insurers licensed to do business in Delaware to implement information security programs, report instances […]




Former Sussex County Doctor Indicted for Insurance Fraud

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%

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

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

 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 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro"

Insurance Data Security Act Signed into Law

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Governor John C. Carney, Jr., signed House Bill 174 (“HB 174”) into law. Titled the Delaware Insurance Data Security Act, this law is based on an NAIC Model Act, which establishes a comprehensive regulatory framework requiring insurers licensed to do business in Delaware to implement information security programs, report instances […]




Former Sussex County Doctor Indicted for Insurance Fraud

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%

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

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

 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 […]