Insurers asked to waive prior authorization requirements, cease cancellations and nonrenewals due to missed or delayed payments Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro and the Delaware Department of Insurance today issued a bulletin with recommended actions for the insurance industry. Requests included asking health insurers waive all prior authorization constraints for lab testing and future treatment of […]
Insurers required to cover testing and telemedicine services related to COVID-19 While no active cases of the virus have been confirmed in Delaware to date, Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro notified insurers today of their duties related to COVID-19. In a bulletin to insurance companies, the Commissioner reminded Delaware’s health insurers that testing for COVID-19 is […]
Action, legislation, and investigations into “patriot penalties” Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro responded strongly to a Consumer Federation of America report that Delaware service members may return home from deployment to increased auto insurance premiums, calling the practice completely unacceptable and issuing a formal bulletin to insurance companies about the illegality of this practice in […]
The Delaware Department of Insurance made great strides in fraud detection and response during 2019. Throughout the year, 6 criminal arrests that included 21 charges were recommended from the Department’s Fraud Prevention Bureau to the Department of Justice, and 16 civil cases were brought forward resulting in more than $21,000 in fines. The Bureau received 551 referral cases in 2019.
Delaware Commissioner selected from leaders across the country to head important consumer-focused committee Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro was appointed Chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s Antifraud Task Force this week. Commissioner Navarro previously served as Vice-Chair of the committee, and served in law enforcement for much of his career before his election […]