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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Window Closes Friday

Utahns who need health insurance coverage on January 1, 2018 must sign up before open enrollment closes on December 15. Open enrollment is the one time during the year when all Utahns can buy insurance through the individual market either on Healthcare.gov or directly from an insurer.

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Notice of Company Applying to become a Utah Certified Reinsurer

Arch Reinsurance Ltd. of Pembroke, Bermuda (AA-3194126) has applied to become a Certified Reinsurer in the State of Utah. Please contact Eric Showgren (eshowgren@utah.gov or 801-537- 9174) with the Utah Insurance Department no later than January 8, 2018, with any concerns or questions you may have.

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Urgent Message to Provider Claimants

The Liquidator intends to make a partial distribution of money owed to claimants by the Arches estate in the near future. If you have changed your address or name since services were provided to Arches’ patients please update that information with the Special Deputy Liquidator immediately. […]

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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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Bureau of Justice Assistance Offers Resource on Damaged Vehicles

The Office of Justice Programs’ (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recommended today that in light of the anticipated high volume of flood-damaged automobiles in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, consumers educate themselves about a vehicle’s history before making any purchase decisions. […]

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Notice of Public Hearing of Steward Health Care System LLC’s Proposed Acquisition of Control of Health Choice Utah, Inc.

Please take notice that the Utah Insurance Commissioner has received an application from Steward Health Care System LLC (“Steward”), a Delaware limited liability company, to acquire control of Health Choice Utah, Inc. (“Health Choice”), a Utah health maintenance organization and indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of, and controlled by, IASIS Healthcare Corporation (“IASIS”). The acquisition of control will be accomplished in a reverse triangular merger in which IASIS will become a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Steward, and thus the result of the transaction will be that the Steward will indirectly […]

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Public Meeting Regarding Insurance Testing — August 17, 2017 at 1pm

PSI and representatives from the Utah Insurance Department will hold a webinar to discuss the testing program for insurance licenses. The objective of the webinar is to discuss the recently completed Exam Review Committee findings, review any exam content outline changes, view current exam pass rate statistics, and obtain feedback from any interested parties. […]

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Take Stock Before Disaster Strikes

Nearly 1 million Utahns participated in yesterday’s Great Utah ShakeOut, an annual drill designed to help people prepare for an earthquake. In the aftermath of the mock-quake, the Utah Insurance Department urges people to consider the longer-term consequences of a major disaster. […]

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After the Shaking Stops

If an earthquake were to hit your hometown tomorrow, what would you do? Odds are that you have a plan of action that would help you survive the shaking and get to stable ground. If you’re a longtime Utahn, you probably have a kit to get you through the following 72 hours. But after those first few days, how do you go about getting back to normal? […]

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