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Insurance News Releases: 2010

The table below shows NYS Insurance Department news releases issued during 2010.

The first column contains the Release Date and second column contains the Subject.

Release DateSubject
12/28/2010

Plan Ahead Before You're Stranded and Need a Tow

12/21/2010

Citigroup Insurance Agencies Pay $2,000,000 Fine

12/21/2010

Keeping Your Insurer Up-To-Date On Address, Other Changes Is Important To Safeguard Life Insurance Coverage

12/17/2010

Former President of Title Insurance Agency Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Misappropriating Millions of Dollars Worth of Client Funds

12/16/2010

Consumer Alert: Review Your Insurance Coverage To Make Sure You're Covered During The Holidays

12/15/2010

Tax Case Leads To Workers Compensation Fraud Arrest

12/10/2010

Insurance Department Issues First Licenses To Life Settlement Providers Under State's New Law

12/08/2010

Troy Woman Agrees To Pay $33,000 In Restitution

12/08/2010

Watertown Corrections Officer Arrested For Fraud

12/07/2010

Disabled Woman's Long-Term Disability Insurance Restored After Insurance Department Intercedes On Her Behalf

12/03/2010

Officer Arrested For Workers Compensation Fraud

12/02/2010

Insurance Department Cuts Red Tape To Make Market More Business Friendly And Improve Consumer Protection

11/30/2010

State Insurance Regulator Wins National Recognition

11/29/2010

Medicare Beneficiaries Should Be Aware Of 2011 Changes

11/19/2010

Do Your Homework Before Buying Extended Warranties

11/16/2010

Consumers Must Be Advised Of Amount Owed When An Insurer Tries To Cancel An Auto Policy For Unpaid Premiums

11/15/2010

Brooklyn Couple's Nightmare Vacation Not A Total Loss Thanks To Insurance Department

11/05/2010

Sullivan County Man Accused Of Workers Comp Fraud

11/04/2010

Insurance Fraud And Other Insurance Issues To Be Discussed Nov. 10 At Public Meeting Sponsored By HHS In Uniondale

11/03/2010

Superintendent Wrynn Elected to Leadership Position at National Association of Insurance Commissioners

11/02/2010

Rochester Woman Who Collected $245,900 Arrested For Fraud

11/02/2010

Four Accused Of Insurance Fraud For Faking Injuries

11/02/2010

Surveillance Video Leads To Auburn Mans Arrest For Fraud

10/29/2010

Insurance Department Announces More Health Insurance Rate Decisions

10/28/2010

Insurance Department Action Paves Way For Municipal Cooperative

10/26/2010

End Of Subsidy Doesnt Affect Keeping COBRA Coverage

10/25/2010

2010 Auto Insurer Complaint Ranking Released

10/21/2010

Prior Approval Helps Hold Down Health Insurance Rate Increases

10/20/2010

Family Care Provider Arrested For Insurance Fraud

10/18/2010

Allstate Agrees To $10 Million Regulatory Settlement Over Bodily Injury Claims Handling Processes

10/15/2010

Temporary Panel On Homeowners Insurance Convenes

10/13/2010

Health Net Pays $1.9 Million Fine For Health Insurance Violations

10/07/2010

Meeting On Coastal Homeowners Insurance Coverage Set For Oct. 13

10/07/2010

Chenango County Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail

10/06/2010

TV, Internet Health Plan Sales Agent Fined $500,000

10/04/2010

Aetna Fined $850,000 For Health Insurance Violations

09/30/2010

Ex-Claims Examiner Sentenced To Three To Nine Years In Prison For Stealing Nearly $500,000

09/24/2010

Insurance Disaster Recovery Unit Sent To Queens Sites

09/23/2010

Governor Paterson Explains How this Month’s Changes in Health Care Reform Will Benefit New Yorkers

09/23/2010

Health Insurers Told To Provide More Details On Proposed Rate Increases

09/23/2010

Reduced Flood Insurance Premium Rates Now Available

09/23/2010

Accountant Who Filed 695 Phony Health Claims Arrested

09/22/2010

Wrynn: Keep Coastal Insurance Affordable, Available

09/21/2010

State Disaster Recovery Mobile Unit Sent To Queens

09/20/2010

Department Fines David Lerner Associates $255,000

09/17/2010

Wrynn Activates Insurance Disaster Hotline

09/17/2010

Department Releases Homeowners Insurance Shopping Guide

09/14/2010

Troy Woman Arrested For Lying About Her Role In Accident

09/13/2010

Facebook Post Leads To Fraud Conviction

09/10/2010

Seven People Arrested for Workers' Compensation Fraud or Related Charges in Three-County Sweep

08/31/2010

Governor Paterson Names Advisory Committee to Help Health Care Reform Cabinet

08/25/2010

Insurance Department Releases 2010 Health Insurer Guide

08/24/2010

Prompt Pay Violations Lead to $716,800 in Fines

08/24/2010

Pizzeria Owner Arrested for Workers' Compensation Fraud

08/23/2010

Governor Paterson Announces State Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan is Ready to Accept Applications

08/19/2010

Governor Paterson Signs "Ian's Law" to Enhance Health Insurance Protections

08/17/2010

Town Hall Meetings To Address Senior Citizens’ Questions On Health Care Reform And Other Insurance Issues

08/17/2010

Warren County Woman Ordered To Pay $242,000 In Restitution

07/27/2010

Woodside Insurance Broker Accused Of Stealing $22,300

07/09/2010

Consumers Should Evaluate Their Life Insurance Options

07/08/2010

Governor Paterson Announces New State Website on Federal Health Care Reform and Implementation

07/08/2010

Senior Citizens Warned About $250 Medicare Rebate Scam

07/08/2010

Three Charged With Stealing Nearly $500,000 From Insurers By Forging And Cashing Checks Over Nearly 10-Year Period

07/07/2010

Department To Hold A Public Hearing August 20 On Whether To Expand The Export List

07/06/2010

First Medical Malpractice Insurance Rate Increase In Three Years Only 5%

07/02/2010

Governor Paterson Announces State Application to Participate in Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan

06/30/2010

Do Your Homework Before Buying A Pet Insurance Policy

06/30/2010

Postmarks Lead To Franklin County Mans Arrest For Fraud

06/25/2010

Chenango County Man Convicted of Workers' Comp Fraud

06/25/2010

Schoharie County Man Sentenced to Six Months in Jail

06/22/2010

TV, Internet Health Plan Hawker Faces Possible License Revocation

06/21/2010

2007 Murder Leads to Arrest of Norwich Apartment Owner for Workers' Compensation Fraud and Perjury

06/21/2010

Oneida County Mechanic Ordered to Make $24,570 Restitution

06/18/2010

Department To Hold Hearing On Reform Of Rate, Form, Regulatory Filings And Licensing Applications

06/16/2010

Seventeen Individuals Charged And Twelve Locations Searched In Major Health Care Fraud And Money Laundering Prosecution (PDF Format)

06/09/2010

Governor Paterson Signs Landmark Health Insurance Reform Legislation

06/09/2010

Handyman Faces Seven Years For Workers Comp Fraud

06/07/2010

Small Business Owners Urged To Evaluate Insurance Needs After Predictions Of An Active Hurricane Season

06/03/2010

Homeowners Urged To Act Now To Mitigate Storm Damage With Forecast Of An Above Normal Hurricane Season

06/02/2010

Insurance Department To Hold Public Hearing On Proposed Workers’ Compensation Insurance Loss Cost Increase

06/01/2010

Still Time To Prepare In Case Of Hurricane Property Losses

05/27/2010

Herkimer County Man Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail

05/26/2010

Queens Medical Billing Clerk Arrested For Stealing $61,500

05/25/2010

Orange County Woman Accused Of Filing Phony Claim

05/18/2010

Dutchess County Man Accused Of Paying To Have Car Burned

05/17/2010

$32 Million In Consumer Recoveries Highlighted In Report

05/04/2010

Jury Convicts Chenango County Man Of Insurance Fraud

04/30/2010

Governor Paterson Announces New York to Participate in High Risk Pool Under Federal Health Care Reform

04/30/2010

Monroe County Man Charged With Insurance Fraud

04/29/2010

Managed Health, Inc Fined $1 Million For Violations Relating To The Medicare Advantage Program

04/22/2010

Tioga County Contractor Accused Of Insurance Fraud

04/14/2010

Consumers Need To Be Aware Of Bogus Health Insurance Plans

04/13/2010

Test Your Insurance Knowledge And Make Sure You Have The Protection You Need

04/13/2010

Rome Man Arrested For Fraud In No-Fault Insurance Claim

04/01/2010

Rochester Man Accused Of Insurance Fraud After Car Fire

03/30/2010

Workers' Comp Case Leads to Identity Theft, Fraud Charges

03/29/2010

Buffalo Man Arrested for Making Phantom Insurance Claim

03/26/2010

Department Fines AXA Equitable $1.9 Million

03/25/2010

Insurance Agent Arrested For Submitting Fake Applications

03/23/2010

Auto Insurer Refunds Nearly $1 Million To Policyholders In New York City, Nassau And Suffolk Counties

03/22/2010

24% Jump In Convictions As Insurance Fraud Trends Upward

03/18/2010

10,000 People Affected By Decision To Drop Medicare Provider

03/17/2010

Cost Of HMO Health Insurance Up An Average Of 17 Percent

03/16/2010

Video Leads To Buffalo Arrest For Workers Comp Fraud

03/15/2010

Insurance Hotline Opened To Assist Disaster Victims

03/15/2010

Owner Of Cortland County Landmark Restaurant Arrested

03/12/2010

Schoharie County Man Arrested For Arson, Insurance Fraud

03/10/2010

Treated Unfairly By Your Insurance Company? Try This Roadmap To Fix The Problem

03/09/2010

Ulster Court Orders Health Aide To Pay $36,000 Restitution

03/08/2010

Getting Married? There Are Important Insurance Issues To Consider When A Couple Ties The Knot

03/08/2010

Virginia Woman Sentenced To Pay $36,000 In Restitution

03/05/2010

Colonie Company Sentenced To Make $315,600 In Restitution

03/04/2010

State Officials To Conduct Insurance Forum March 18

03/04/2010

Ex-Insurance Agent Arrested For Stealing Premiums

03/03/2010

36,000 New York Seniors Enrolled In American Progressive Medicare Plan Eligible To Make Changes Through March 31

02/25/2010

What To Do If Youre In An Auto Accident

02/25/2010

Schoharie County Woman Accused Of Burning Car

02/24/2010

Consumer Complaints Lead To Recovery Of $32.3 Million And Other Actions Correcting Insurance Company Practices

02/23/2010

Wrynn Names Schwartzman To Strategic Planning Position

02/22/2010

Six Medical Providers Reimburse State $2.4 Million To Cover Cost Of Inflated NYSHIP Claims

02/18/2010

Rochester Woman Sentenced to Probation, Weekends in Jail

02/17/2010

New York State Is No Stranger To Earthquakes, So Should Consumers Consider Buying Earthquake Coverage?

02/17/2010

Earthquakes In New York City Far From Unusual, So Should Consumers Consider Buying Earthquake Insurance?

02/10/2010

Little Falls Firefighter Arrested For Phony Claim

02/09/2010

Department Announces New Protection For Consumers

02/04/2010

Aetna Fined $750,000 For Healthy NY Violations

01/26/2010

Illegally Adding Girlfriend To Insurance Leads To Arrest

01/22/2010

Check Your Health Insurance Before Traveling Overseas

01/15/2010

Plattsburgh Area Man Arrested Again For Insurance Fraud

01/11/2010

Dutchess County Recycler Accused Of Workers Comp Fraud

01/11/2010

Columbia County Woman Accused Of Identity Theft, Larceny

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