Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The Iowa Insurance Division welcomed Ed Hamilton, a new Special Investigator in the Division’s Insurance Fraud Bureau, during a swearing-in ceremony today.  The oath of office was administered by Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart. Hamilton is a former police lieutenant with the Ankeny Police Department.  He retired from the Ankeny Police Department in February of 2015....
Friday, March 6, 2015
Iowa & Nebraska Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations to Begin Paying CoOportunity Health Care Providers March 6, 2015 Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart announced that beginning tomorrow, March 7, 2015, the Iowa and Nebraska Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations will begin paying health care providers more than $80 million in outstanding eligible claims...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
SHIIP Encourages Iowans to Review Medicare Supplement & Premium Comparison Guide March 5, 2015 The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), a part of the Iowa Insurance Division, is encouraging Iowans to review the 2015 Iowa Medicare Supplement & Premium Comparison Guide and is offering free counseling from a SHIIP representative for any Iowans needing assistance in...
Monday, March 2, 2015
Home-Based Businesses at risk of Costly Insurance Surprises New Insure U tips and tools help entrepreneurs identify coverage gaps between personal and commercial insurance   Des Moines ― For many, achieving the American dream comes with the freedom of operating a home-based business. More than half of the 28 million small businesses in the U.S. are home-based.1 In fact, 59 percent of...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Gerhart Urges Iowans Impacted By Anthem Cyber-Attack to Sign Up for Protections (DES MOINES) February 26, 2015 – Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart announced today that, according to Anthem, 172,727 Iowans may be affected by the recent cyber-attack.  Any Iowan impacted by this cyber-attack will be contacted by Anthem and identity theft repair services are available. ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
                 New Communications Director & Legislative Liaison for the Iowa Insurance Division  (DES MOINES) February 19, 2015– Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart announced today that Chance McElhaney will serve as Communications Director & Legislative Liaison for the Iowa Insurance Division.  McElhaney succeeds...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Press Release February 18, 2015   Commissioner Urges the 2,165 Iowans Remaining in CoOportunity Health Plans to Move   At the end of the day on February 28, 2015 the Insurance Commissioner expects the liquidation of CoOportunity Health to commence. Beginning March 1, 2015 the over 2,000 Iowans remaining in CoOportunity plans on the marketplace will lose any tax credit assistance...
Monday, February 16, 2015
Revised Consumer FAQ for CoOportunity Health Members (this revised document is itself under revision and will reappear soon) Document Showing CoOportunity membership breakdown by county
Friday, February 13, 2015
How Those Affected by Cyber Attack on Anthem Can Get Identity Theft Repair & Credit Monitoring Services Services Available to Affected Members in English, Spanish Starting on Friday at 2 p.m. ET   INDIANAPOLIS– February 13, 2015 – Current and former Anthem members dating back to 2004 are being offered identity repair assistance and credit monitoring services via...