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Commissioner Praeger receives national award

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger has received the National Association Of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) President's Award for distinguished member leadership. (Read news release PDF)

Assistant Insurance Commissioner Anshutz accepts new employment

Zachary J.C. Anshutz, assistant commissioner, will be leaving his post at the Kansas Insurance Department to accept a position with Advisors Excel LLC, a Topeka-based independent insurance marketing organization. (Read news release PDF)

2015 Marketplace rates posted to insureKS.org

Health Insurance Marketplace premiums effective January 1, 2015 have been posted on insureKS.org. Follow the link and select county and age to see all new Marketplace rates available.

Commissioner's Corner for November 2014:
Kansas online insurance exchange enrollment opens Nov. 15

Kansans who want to compare health and dental plans and then purchase them through the Affordable Care Act's online marketplace can do so starting on Sunday, Nov. 15, the beginning of the second online open enrollment. (Read Commissioner's Corner PDF)

Consumer Alert: Watch out for Medicare Part D, Advantage fraud during the open-enrollment period

During the ongoing open-enrollment period for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans, Sandy Praeger, Commissioner of Insurance, is urging Kansas Medicare beneficiaries to be alert to any potential scams surrounding sign-up activity. (Read Consumer Alert PDF)

Vehicle insurance fraud case supported with KID assistance

Thanks to assistance from the Kansas Insurance Department (KID) Anti-Fraud and Legal Divisions, a Garden City man was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution for insurance fraud involving wrecked vehicles. (Read news release PDF)

Commissioner's Corner for October 2014:
Department addresses long-term care insurance costs

The Kansas Insurance Department is taking steps to find a balance between increasing costs of long-term care and consumer concern over long-term care insurance premiums. (Read Commissioner's Corner PDF)

Consumer Alert: Know your life insurance basics

Sandy Praeger, Kansas commissioner of insurance, is asking Kansans to consider some important points about life insurance coverage. September is designated nationally as Life Insurance Awareness Month. (Read Consumer Alert PDF)

Commissioner's Corner for September 2014:
Earthquake insurance an option for homeowners

Earthquake coverage is not a part of a regular homeowners, renters or condominium insurance policy. Coverage can be added by including an endorsement to your policy or by purchasing a separate earthquake policy." (Read Commissioner's Corner PDF)

Commissioners Corner

Our primary responsibility is to you, the people whose personal lives or business endeavors are protected by an insurance product in the state of Kansas.

If you have questions or concerns about insurance, please contact our Consumer Assistance Division by calling toll-free 1-800-432-2484 (in Kansas only) or e-mail us at commissioner@ksinsurance.org.

Sandy Praeger - Commissioner of Insurance

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