Insurance News

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December 1, 2017

Arches Health Plans News

On January 13, 2016, the Third Judicial District Court of Salt Lake County, State of Utah issued an Order for the Liquidation of Arches Mutual Insurance Company, a Utah health insurance company. Please see the below links for information regarding the liquidation […]
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December 30, 2016

NAIC Life Insurance Policy Locator Service

The NAIC Life Insurance Policy Locator Service is a tool that can help consumers locate life insurance policies and annuity contracts of a deceased family member or close relationship.
October 1, 2016

FBI Background Check Fee Reduced

Effective October 1, 2016 the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will implement new fees for the fingerprint-based criminal history checks that occur […]
August 9, 2016

New Utah Captive Insurance Director Announced

Utah Insurance Commissioner Todd E. Kiser today announced that Travis Wegkamp has been appointed as the new director of the Captive Division, replacing David J. Snowball, who is retiring this month […]
April 20, 2016

Don’t Leave Earthquake Damage to Chance

Utah’s chances of suffering a devastating earthquake in the next half century come down to the flip of a coin, according to a new study released by the Utah Geological Survey’s Working Group on Earthquake Probabilities […]
March 1, 2016

Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual

In light of the US Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual, the Utah Insurance Department will not enforce, and no person will be required to provide information pursuant to Utah insurance statutes and rules requiring data submissions concerning a self-insured employee welfare benefit plan.
January 20, 2016

Utah Man Arrested, Charged for Intentional Auto Accidents

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, charges resulting from a months long investigation conducted by the State of Utah Insurance Fraud Division were filed against Navid Monjazeb through the Utah Attorney General’s Office. Assisting with the investigation were agents with the National Insurance Crime Bureau […]