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2009 News Releases

DORA’s Division of Insurance Offers Medicare Phone Information Line for Spanish-Speaking Consumers Who Qualify for Medicare Coverage
Release date: December 14, 2009

DORA’s Division of Insurance Orders 9.7% Decrease in Workers Compensation Loss Costs
Release date: November 2, 2009
Order of Approval of the National Council on Compensation Insurance
Request for an Average Change in Workers Compensation Loss Costs and Rating Values

Proposed Effective Date Jan. 1, 2010

Colorado Insurance Consumers Use Complaint Process to Voice Concerns and Get Help -- Division of Insurance Releases Annual Complaint Report

Release date: October 14, 2009

United Healthcare Companies Fined $457,000 for Market Conduct Violations Affecting Consumers
Release date: October 5, 2009

Editorial Opinion: Health Insurance Plans Should Be Pro-Active with Flu Vaccine Information
Release date: Sept. 15, 2009

Commissioner of Insurance Urges Health Carriers to Plan for H1N1 Vaccinations
Release date: Sept. 3, 2009

Small Business Insurance IQ Survey Reveals Health Care Knowledge Gaps
Release date: August 25, 2009

Complaint Index at DORA’s Division of Insurance Lets Consumers Compare Insurance Companies to Make Informed Insurance Purchases
Release date: August 14, 2009

Insurance Division Signs Multi-State Settlement Agreement with Chubb Corporation: More Than $350,000 Paid to Colorado Policyholders
Release date: August 13, 2009

DORA’s Division of Insurance Tallies $188 Million in Consumer Savings and Restored Benefits for Past Year
Release date: August 10, 2009

Severe Storms Prompt Insurance and Home Repair Questions
Release date: July 22, 2009

Time Insurance Company (Assurant Health) Fined $90,000 for Market Conduct Violations Affecting Consumers
Release date: July 21, 2009

Division of Insurance Penalizes Pre-Need Funeral Provider; Neptune Society of Change Business Model
Release date: July 15, 2009

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado Fined $201,000 for Market Conduct Violations Affecting Consumers; Kaiser Permanente Insurance Company Fined $166,000
Release date: July 14, 2009
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Insurance Producers Warned Not to Give Personal Information to Scam Artists Posing as State Employees
Release date: June 4, 2009

Bill Extending Health Care Coverage for Eligible Unemployed Signed by Governor Ritter
Release date: June 2, 2009

Consumer Protection Rounds Out DORA Legislative Agenda
Release date: May 22, 2009

DORA’s Division of Insurance Assists Consumer in Recovery of Life Insurance Benefits
Release date: May 15, 2009

2008 Small Group Activity Report Released
Release date: May 1, 2009

Sale of Fake Travel Insurance Prompts DORA’s Insurance Division to order Cease and Desist against Prime Travel Protection of Arvada

Release date: April 15, 2009

Colorado Springs Insurance Producer Fined more than $30,000; License Revoked
Release date: April 14, 2009

Colorado Health Insurance Assistance Program Awarded 2009 Grant Funding by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Release date: April 3, 2009
Released by: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Insurance Commissioner Orders Refunds to 3500 Customers of Chicago Title Insurance and Fidelity National Title Insurance
Release date: April 2, 2009

Gov. Ritter Applauds New Consumer Insurance Protection and Education Tool
Release date: March 23, 2009

Medicare and Medicare Advantage Questions
Release date: March 4, 2009

Division of Insurance Announces Rate Decrease on Private Passenger Auto Policies by Allstate; Consumers to Save Nearly $7 Million
Release date: February 10, 2009

How the New Med-Pay Law will Affect Consumers: Editorial by Commissioner Marcy Morrison
Release date: January 20, 2009


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