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2007 News Archive

Check the Newsroom for the most recent news from the Office of the Insurance Commissioner

December 31, 2007
New Insurance Credit Scoring Law Takes Effect Jan. 1
Insurance Commissioner Encourages Delawareans To Request Potential Rate Reduction When They Renew Auto And Home Policies [more]
November 19, 2007
What To Know About Insurance Before Reaching The Car Rental Counter
Survey Finds Confusion Among Consumers Regarding Rental Car Insurance [more]
November 13, 2007
Updated Auto Rates Available On
Consumers Can Compare Sample Auto Insurance Rates From Over 50 Companies Online, Then Contact Companies Directly [more]
November 8, 2007
Denn To Order 17.75 to 22 Percent Cut In 2008 Average Workers Comp Premiums
Rate Cuts – Expected To Save At Least $18.2 Million For Businesses – Are Largest Since Creation Of Modern Rate-Setting Process [more]
October 25, 2007
Delaware Counties, Cities And Towns Join To Reduce Workers Comp Rates
New Self-Insurance Organization For Municipalities Designed To Help Ease Workers Comp Burden On Budgets, Save Local Tax Dollars [more]
October 16, 2007
Denn Leads Nation’s Insurance Commissioners To Urge S-CHIP Veto Override
Measure To Provide Health Insurance To Kids “Too Important” [more]
October 10, 2007
MEGA Life & Health Fined $500,000 for Numerous Violations
Largest Fine In Department Memory Levied Against Health Insurance Company [more]
September 21, 2007
Castle, Denn Call On Respective Colleagues To Support SCHIP Measure
Bill In Congress To Reauthorize, Expand Children’s Health Insurance [more]
September 20, 2007
CIGNA Fined $125,000 For Overcharging Drug Co-Pays
Third Time Department Has Taken Action Regarding CIGNA Changing Co-Pays For 90-Day Prescriptions [more]
July 16, 2007
Delaware To Target Uninsured Children With Health Coverage Signup Initiative
Insurance Commissioner To Work With State Agencies, Unions To Reach Children Who Are Eligible For Coverage But Not Enrolled [more]
June 22, 2007
Five Companies To Stop Marketing Medicare Advantage Plans In Delaware
Federal Agreement Comes After Complaints, Warnings [more]
June 18, 2007
Townsend Man Convicted Of Insurance Fraud
Reported Truck Stolen Weeks After It Was Found In NYC Chop Shop [more]
June 14, 2007
White Named Director of Company Regulation In Delaware
Steve White has been named director of the Bureau of Company Examination, Regulation and Guaranty (BERG) [more]
June 8, 2007
Denn Warns Medicare Recipients To Be Careful With Advantage Plans
Doctor May Not Be Included In Medicare Advantage Plan [more]
June 1, 2007
Denn Announces Start Of Opportunity For Parents To Purchase Health Coverage For Adult Children
Parents in Delaware can purchase health coverage for their adult children up to age 24 so long as the child is in college or lives in Delaware [more]
May 29, 2007
Denn Unveils Homeowner Insurance Rate Comparison Website
Consumers Can Compare Rates for Homeowner, Renter and Condo Insurance From 50 Companies; Site Already Includes Auto Rates [more]
May 25, 2007
Denn Proposes Regulation To Restrict Insurance Sales Practices To Military
Delaware One Of First States To Act To Protect Military Service Members From Improper Life Insurance Sales Practices [more]
May 23, 2007
Denn Statement On Resolution Of World Trade Center/Arrowpoint Claims
Commissioner Denn Releases Statement Following World Trade Center/Arrowpoint Resolution [more]
May 18, 2007
Regulation To Help Custodial Parents With Children’s Health Care
Commissioner Denn Requires Insurance Companies To Provide Insurance Card And Reimbursements To Custodial Parents [more]
May 7, 2007
Denn Fines CIGNA $25,000 For Overcharging Drug Co-Pays
Company Improperly Raised Co-Pays For 90-Day Prescriptions [more]
May 1, 2007
Denn Bars Company From Doing Business In Delaware; Company To Pay $15,000
Company Agrees To Penalties Resulting From Postcards Telling Residents To Call “Annuity Service Center” [more]
March 19, 2007
Health Insurance, Consumer Protection Focus of Denn Legislative Agenda
Insurance Commissioner’s Legislative Proposals For 2007 Need Citizen Support To Overcome Opposition, He Says [more]
March 2, 2007
Bill Would Ban Use Of Credit Scores In Auto And Homeowner Insurance
Denn, Henry, McDowell, Keeley And Others Urge Complete Ban On Setting Rates With Credit Scores [more]
February 1, 2007
Denn Addresses Health Care Issues In Budget Hearing
Commissioner Urges Budget Committee To Fund Health Insurance Pool; Provides Update On Medical Malpractice Cost Initiative [more]
January 23, 2007
Denn Calls President’s Health Insurance Plan “Only A Start”
President’s Proposals “Fall Far Short” Of Addressing Delaware’s and America’s Health Care Coverage Crisis, Commissioner Says [more]

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