Press Release 1999-25 State Insurance Office in Tucson Issues Licenses

Insurance brokers and agents in southern Arizona can now receive on-the-spot licensing service at the Arizona Department of Insurance office in Tucson.

Press Release 1999-24 State Insurance Department Oversees Insurance Companies’ Ability to Pay Your Claims

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.

Press Release 1999-23 State Insurance, Securities Regulators Are Monitoring Industry Y2K Compliance

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.

Circular Letter 1999-08

Codification of Statutory Accounting Principles

Press Release 1999-21 Arizona Department of Insurance Publishes HMO Complaint Ratios

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.

Press Release 1999-20 Arizona Insurance Department Takes Steps to Assure Consumers Are Aware of Health Care Appeals Rights

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.

Press Release 1999-19 Insurance Dept. Schedules Continuing Education Meeting in Tucson

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.

Circular Letter 1999-07

Laws 1999, Ch. 170 (HB 2596) Regarding Unaffiliated Credit Life and Disability Reinsurers

 

Press Release 1999-18 Arizona Insurance Director Appeals to State’s Congressional Delegation to Support Amendments to Financial Services Legislation

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.

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ADOI News

2/19/2019: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

The Arizona Department of Insurance is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity...


6/7/2017: ARIZONA OMBUDSMAN: Citizens' Aide

The ombudsman-citizens aide helps citizens to resolve ongoing issues with state agencies.


7/2/2019: Consumer Alert: FTC alleges Simple Health sold consumers worthless plans that left people uninsured

Phoenix, AZ—The Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) wants to make citizens aware of a recent Consumer Alert issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding Simple Health Plans, LLC


4/22/2019: Extension of Major Medical Transitional Policies through Calendar Year 2020

Phoenix - The Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) announced today that insurers in the individual and small group major medical health insurance markets can choose to renew transitional policies for a policy year beginning on or before October 1, 2020, provided all transitional coverage ends by December 31, 2020.    


2/7/2019: Regulatory Bulletin 2019-01

Use of Credits and Premium Rebates in the Health Insurance Market 


12/11/2018: Health Insurance Telemarketers Annoy; Pose Fraud Risks

Phoenix, AZ—The Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) wants to make citizens aware of scams involving aggressive telemarketers attempting to sell health insurance plans and, in some cases, attempting to gain personal and financial information possibly for criminal purposes.


12/7/2018: Arizona Sample Notice of Continuation Coverage (Mini-COBRA)

FORM UPDATED 1/23/2019. Pursuant to ARS § 20-2330, a health benefits plan issued or renewed after December 31, 2018, must allow an enrollee and any qualified dependent to continue coverage after a qualifying event.... The Department has prepared a sample notice of coverage continuation form and is making the sample available on its website....


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