Insurance News

December 18, 2020

Notice of University of Utah Health Insurance Plans’ Proposed Acquisition of Control of Steward Health Choice Utah, Inc.

Please take notice that the Interim Commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department has received an application from the University of Utah Health Insurance Plans (“UHIP”) to acquire control of Steward Health Choice Utah, Inc. (“Health Choice Utah”), a health maintenance organization domiciled in the State of Utah. […]
November 20, 2020

Fraud Awareness: 5 Ways to Stay Safe

Stay alert to insurance scams year-round. Get the most out of your insurance policies. Be safe, know the warning signs — and report scams. […]
November 12, 2020

Notice of Company Applying to Become a Utah Certified Reinsurer

November 12, 2020 — Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd. (AA-3194130) a Bermuda insurance company, has applied to become a Certified Reinsurer in the State of Utah. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Jay Sueoka with the Utah Insurance Department at 801-538-3814 or by email at no later than December 29, 2020.
September 16, 2020

As Millennials Approach 40, Life Insurance Should Be On The Agenda — But Many Aren’t Prepared

Today’s millennials (24–39 years old) are getting older, and along with an impending milestone birthday as the first in the generation turns 40, they’re also more likely to be the owners and beneficiaries of life insurance policies. […]
July 20, 2020

Magna Earthquake Individual Assistance from FEMA available for residents of Davis and Salt Lake Counties

Utah homeowners and renters in Salt Lake and Davis counties who had uninsured losses from the March 18 earthquake may be eligible for federal disaster assistance from FEMA. […]
June 16, 2020

Remote Testing Now Available for Utah Licensees

Prometric is now offering a remote testing and proctoring tool for insurance licensees in Utah. […]
May 27, 2020

Order 2020-3: Amended Order Eliminating Application Process for Issuing a Temporary Resident Individual Producer License

Effective June 15, 2020, the Insurance Department will not accept an application for a temporary resident individual producer license. […]
May 6, 2020

Don’t Stimulate Fraud

Economic stimulus payments arriving now from the federal government are an enticing target for scammers. They have many too-good-to-be-true methods for taking your money. […]
May 4, 2020

Senior Alert: COVID-19 Scams Spreading

Seniors have a higher risk of contracting COVID-19, and scammers are preying on those fears. […]
May 4, 2020

COVID-19 and Medical ID Cyber Fraud

Hackers want your medical ID, Social Security number, and other sensitive personal information so they can bill your insurance for fake treatments and procedures. Don’t let them get it. […]