Insurance News

December 24, 2015

Utah Insurance Agent Convicted of Fraud

Insurance agent Jill Gorringe pled guilty and was sentenced on December 1, 2015 for Insurance Fraud (Misdemeanor A), Identity Fraud (Misdemeanor A), and Forgery (Misdemeanor B). She was ordered to pay restitution to AFLAC in the amount of $16,221 […]
December 2, 2015

UID Opens Online Application for Captive Insurers

The Utah Captive Insurance Division today cut the ribbon on its new online application, which will streamline and simplify the captive insurance company application process and will better protect applicant information […]
July 21, 2015

HB205 Veteran Claim Assistance Disclosure

This letter is to inform you of state and federal laws regarding providing VA claims assistance to veterans. A new state law effective July 1, 2015, H.B. 205, Veteran Claim Assistance Disclosure, stipulates […]
July 8, 2015

Insurance Agent Sentenced to Prison

On July 6, 2015 insurance agent Brent Hilton was sentenced to serve 1 to 15 years in prison and was taken into custody from the Third District Court in West Jordan. Hilton pled guilty to one count of “Pattern of Unlawful Activity” and four counts of “Unlawful Dealing with Property by a Fiduciary” — all second degree felonies […]
April 14, 2015

The Great Utah ShakeOut is Coming

An earthquake is set to hit Utah on the morning of April 16. There will be no casualties or damage, and everyone involved will come away with a better understanding of how to respond in an emergency […]
April 13, 2015

National Retirement Planning Week 2015

National Retirement Planning Week kicks off today to encourage Americans to plan for their financial future. The week is organized by the National Retirement Planning Coalition — a group of prominent education, consumer advocacy and financial services organizations that recognize the ongoing need to help Americans plan for retirement […]
March 24, 2015

Premera Hack: Some Regence Policyholders May Be At Risk

Premera Blue Cross announced that it was hit with a cyberattack in January 2015. Approximately 11 million people potentially had their private information compromised in the attack. Premera does not operate in Utah, but Regence BlueCross BlueShield customers could be at risk if they have received out-of-state medical care in the past decade […]
March 1, 2015

Anthem Hack: How Utahns May Be Affected

First things first: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield itself does not operate in Utah — the vast majority of Utahns will not be affected. However, there is some risk to consumers who are covered by Regence BlueCross BlueShield. Here’s what you need to know […]