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Jun 11, 1999
In protecting consumers and business owners throughout the state, the work of the Market Conduct Examination Division of the Arizona Department of Insurance resulted in orders to 101 insurance companies to pay policyholders more than $1.8 million in restitution during the past three years.
May 28, 1999
Insurance premiums paid by Arizona homeowners are lower across-the-board than national averages, according to a new report produced by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
May 26, 1999
The Arizona Department of Insurance now has a toll-free telephone number to make it easier for license applicants who live outside the Phoenix metropolitan area to contact the Insurance Licensing Hotline.
May 21, 1999
State insurance regulators would be prevented from enforcing consumer protection laws against bank-affiliated insurance enterprises under the terms of proposed federal legislation, jeopardizing protections for consumers, according to Arizona Insurance Director Charles R. Cohen.
May 4, 1999
Arizona Insurance Director Charles R. Cohen warned today that legislation moving through Congress would prevent enforcement of numerous state laws designed to protect insurance consumers.
Apr 23, 1999
Residents of smaller communities in rural Arizona may not have an abundance of information or choices if they’re shopping to buy insurance, so the Arizona Department of Insurance monitors advertising claims by companies to weed out deceptive practices.
Mar 31, 1999
Arizona Insurance Director Charles R. Cohen has issued an order summarily suspending the license of an insurance adjuster suspected of misappropriating $72,189.98 in insurance payments, pending a hearing on the charges.
Mar 26, 1999
Arizona Insurance Director Charles R. Cohen has issued an order summarily suspending the license of an insurance adjuster suspected of using forged signature stamps to deposit reimbursement payments totaling $197,487.32 into his bank account, and diverting $91,654.61 of that amount to his own use.
Mar 23, 1999
Arizona Director of Insurance Charles R. Cohen today issued a warning to Yuma United Medical Associates, Ltd., an independent physicians association representing approximately 100 physicians in the Yuma area, that its member physicians must not attempt to collect from HMO enrollees amounts owed to the physicians by an HMO.
Mar 2, 1999
With assistance from the Arizona Department of Insurance, Arizona consumers received settlements in 1998 of $5.1 million, Charles R. Cohen, director of the agency, announced today.