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Oct 25, 1999
The Corporate and Financial Affairs Division of the Arizona Department of Insurance might not sound like it has much to do with consumers, but citizens throughout the state can be assured that it is a vital segment of the agency’s consumer-protection role.
Oct 20, 1999
Officials of two state agencies that regulate insurance and securities in Arizona expressed confidence today that the industries they oversee have taken reasonable precautions to prevent serious Y2K computer problems.
Oct 7, 1999
The Arizona Department of Insurance has published the latest edition of the Mobile Homeowner Premium Comparison Survey.
Sep 29, 1999
As a consumer service, the Arizona Department of Insurance has published for the first time complaint ratios for managed health care organizations. The publication contains complaint ratios for 11 health maintenance organizations, seven pre-paid dental plans and four non-profit service corporations.
Sep 13, 1999
The Arizona Department of Insurance has launched a broad range of initiatives to assure consumers are aware of the year-old Health Care Appeals program and are fully utilizing its benefits.
Sep 1, 1999
The Arizona Department of Insurance has scheduled a public meeting of the Continuing Education Review Committee for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10, in the State of Arizona Building at 400 W. Congress St., Tucson. Licensees, course providers and others who have suggestions on how to improve the continuing education program are encouraged to attend.
Aug 26, 1999
As Congress prepares to address pending federal legislation that would allow banks to enter the insurance business, Arizona Insurance Director Charles R. Cohen is appealing to members of the state’s Congressional delegation to support amendments that preserve state power to protect insurance consumers.
Aug 25, 1999
The Arizona Department of Insurance published two new consumer-oriented brochures this month covering auto insurance and resolving complaints and an expanded premium comparison survey for homeowners. All three publications are free.
Jul 1, 1999
The Arizona Department of Insurance has issued a consent order against American Community Mutual Insurance Company, in which the insurer admits to numerous regulatory violations and agrees to pay a $130,000 penalty.
Jun 23, 1999
The Arizona Department of Insurance has published the updated edition of its semiannual “Automobile Premium Comparison Survey” and the complaint ratios for 107 insurers that write approximately 95 percent of all private auto, homeowners and fire insurance in Arizona. Both publications are free.