Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler issued fines in August totaling $27,450 against insurance companies, agents and brokers who violated state insurance regulations.
Four new companies have submitted proposals to sell health insurance plans inside Washington’s state-based Exchange in 2015, increasing to 12 the number of insurers compared to 2014.
A new rule designed to give consumers increased information about health insurers’ provider networks was published today by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler.
The individual health insurance market has grown to more than 324,900 people in Washington state, according to updated enrollment information reported by health insurers to the Office of the Insurance Commissioner this week.
The number of Washington residents with no health insurance grew to 990,000 at the end of 2012, according to a new report from state Insurance Commissioner Mike K
UPDATED ON 6.5.2020
Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in 2013 sent 11 insurance fraud cases to the court system that resulted in 32 felony charges and prevented more than $237,000 in immediate loss in 11 Washington counties.
Although the federal government today announced a hardship exemption for consumers whose individual health policies were canceled, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler urges Washington residents to carefully consider their coverage options.
The U.S. Treasury Department announced today that it will allow qualifying Washington businesses to get tax credits to help pay for up to 50 percent of their employees’ health insurance premium next year.