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Insurance News Releases: 1997

(Beginning 05/1997)

The table below shows NYS Insurance Department news releases issued during 1997.

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

Release Date Subject
12/31/1997

Insurance Dept. Denies Preferred Care's Rate Increase

12/24/1997

Department Ranks Health Insurers According to Complaints

12/23/1997

Department Fines Oxford Health Plans $3 Million; Company also Ordered to Make $500,000 in Restitution

12/17/1997

Superintendent Levin Consolidates Department Operations for More Efficient and Effective Regulation

12/10/1997

Pataki Administration to End Discrimination Against Policyholders Who Need Self-Injectable Drugs

12/02/1997

NY Department to Allow Lloyd's of London's Surplus Lines Business to be Funded at 50% of Gross Liabilities

12/01/1997

Independent Health Rate Hearing

11/12/1997

North American Healthcare Rate Hearing

11/12/1997

Independent Health Rate Hearing

11/06/1997

North Medical Community Health Plan Rate Hearing

11/05/1997

Health Services Medical Corporation Rate Hearing

11/05/1997

Preferred Care Rate Hearing

11/04/1997

Health Now Rate Hearing

11/04/1997

Dept. Cuts MVP Health Plan Rate Request in Half

10/30/1997

Vacco, Levin Announce Agreement With NY's Second Largest HMO

10/30/1997

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan Rate Hearing

10/20/1997

Department Opens Permanent Office on Long Island

10/14/1997

Governor Signs Bill To Remove Uninsured Drivers From Roads

09/30/1997

Superintendent Levin Commends Volcker Action on Dormant Swiss Accounts

09/26/1997

Governor Pataki Signs Bill Requiring HMOs To Pay Within 45 Days

09/16/1997

Mark Gardner Named Deputy Superintendent

09/10/1997

Governor Pataki & Superintendent Levin Announce Deal For Home Mutual & New York Merchant Bakers Insurance Cos.

09/09/1997

Bonnie Steingart Named Insurance Dept. General Counsel

09/08/1997

NY State Insurance Dept. Launches New Internet Website

08/27/1997

Department Revokes Insurance Licenses of Albert Lawrence, A.W. Lawrence & Company Inc.

08/27/1997

MVP Health Plan Rate Hearing

08/21/1997

Insurance Department Now At 25 Beaver St.

08/14/1997

Governor Pataki Signs Captive Legislation Promoting Economic Development And New Businesses To The State

08/13/1997

Governor Pataki Seeks Justice For Holocaust Victims; Major Investigation Is Launched Into European Insurers

07/23/1997

Department Sets Medical Malpractice Rates For Physicians For 2nd Year In A Row, Most Doctors Will See No Rate Increase

07/16/1997

Governor Announces Workers' Compensation Rate Cut

06/25/1997

Governor Creates State Office to Aid Holocaust Survivors, Heirs

06/19/1997

Governor Offers Insurance Bill That Protects Consumers - Legislation Would Strengthen and Expand Insurance Industry

05/20/1997

Neil D. Levin Confirmed by the NYS Senate as Superintendent of the State Insurance Department

05/09/1997

Governor Pataki Announces Major Investigation into the Claims Paying Practices of HMOs

05/08/1997

Governor Names Commission on the Recovery of Holocaust Victims' Assets

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