Insurance News

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. […]
April 28, 2020

Health Care’s Limited Coverage Areas

With COVID-19 on the minds of all Utahns, many people are looking at their coverage options. Consumer protection laws govern many types of health coverage, like plans purchased through an employer or through the Health Insurance Marketplace, but other types of plans aren’t required to protect consumers in the same way. […]
April 22, 2020

Order 2020-1: Order Establishing Standards for Obtaining and a Process for Issuing a Temporary Resident Individual Producer License

The Utah Insurance Commissioner finds as follows: 1. Due to social distancing restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Utah Insurance Department’s license testing vendor, Prometric, has temporarily closed its facilities in Utah. […]
April 21, 2020

COVID-19 and Workers Comp Fraud

As employers and employees are getting used to new work arrangements, it’s important to consider how they relate to workers compensation insurance. […]
April 14, 2020

Beware of COVID-19 Car Insurance Scams

The Utah Insurance Department’s Fraud Division is cautioning Utah drivers about potential car insurance fraud that may take place during the current health crisis. […]
March 19, 2020

Utah Insurance Commissioner Strongly Urges Insurers to Expand Coverage for COVID-19, Including Telehealth Services

Insurance Commissioner Todd E. Kiser is urging all Utah health insurers to expand coverage for COVID-19 including telehealth services. […]
March 19, 2020

Notice of Company Applying to Become a Utah Certified Reinsurer

Watford Re LTD, 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 April 30, 2020. […]
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March 10, 2020

What to Know About Coronavirus & Your Insurance

If you or someone you know is diagnosed with COVID-19, your insurance company will be able to help. Here are the actions Utah’s health insurers are taking to assist people affected by the coronavirus. […]
January 30, 2020

UID Releases 2019 Health Insurance Market Report

For most people, health insurance is the financing mechanism to manage personal health care costs. Health insurance protects against the risk of financial loss that can occur from unexpected accidents and illnesses. It also provides a way for chronic health problems to be treated and managed in ways that many people could not otherwise afford. Because health insurance is so important to the citizens of Utah, it is in the interest of the State to monitor and maintain a stable health insurance industry. […]