The Show Cause Hearing for Blue Cross Blue Shield Is Rescheduled to June 12
On May 10, 2019, the Commissioner issued a show-cause order requiring Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc., to appear before him to provide evidence and testimony regarding unfair trade practices. A copy of the Commissioner’s order can be found here.
The hearing that was originally scheduled to be held on May 29, 2019, has been rescheduled to be held on June 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Hearing Room of the Georgia Department of Insurance, 7th Floor, West Tower, Floyd Building, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30334.
Georgia consumers who have concerns or believe they were affected by subsequent changes to the Pathways plans offered by Anthem Blue during the 2019 Federal Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period should attend the hearing. Please contact the Legal Division at email@example.com or call 404-656-2060. A copy of documents filed can be found here.Today, Thursday, May 16, 2019, Commissioner Jim Beck announced that he is suspending himself from office. This means he will be absent from making decisions with regard to the daily operations of the Department of Insurance. In his absence, Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner Drew Lane will perform the duties of the Insurance Commissioner as provided for by Georgia law.
The Department anticipates Governor Kemp will soon appoint an acting Insurance Commissioner who will serve until the case against Commissioner Beck is resolved. The employees of the Department of Insurance remain focused on their service to the people of Georgia and will continue to work hard to fulfill their mission.
Insurance Company Complaint Statistics data are now on our website:
Make sure to check out this tool before shopping for a new auto, life, health, or homeowners insurance company!
For Complaint Statistics – click here.Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck invites you to attend the 22nd Savannah Area Hurricane Preparedness Expo on Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Savannah, Ga. The Expo is a free educational event with over 25 exhibitors to assist consumers in preparing for hurricane season.
In addition to the Georgia DOI, Our sponsors for this year are The Georgia Department of Transportation, WJCL 22 -TV, Chatham County Emergency Management Agency, and the Home Depot. Join us from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. under the “Big Tent” in the parking lot of the Home Depot located at 11180 Abercorn Street.
This year, there will be several informational seminars as well as giveaways every hour. Our big ticket giveaway this year is a brand new, 43 inch 4k TV courtesy of WJCL. Come on out and try your luck with this amazing prize! Also, The Salvation Army will be on site giving away hotdogs and refreshments.
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Attention: Elevator Recall:
Waupaca Elevator has issue a safety recall bulletin for residential elevators installed in Georgia between 1979 and 2008. Please click here for more information. RECOVERING FROM HURRICANE MICHAEL
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Hundreds of Georgia consumers have reaped the benefits of Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Life Insurance Policy Locator during the locator’s first year. The free consumer tool has matched 1476 Georgia beneficiaries with lost or misplaced life insurance policies or annuities returning $22,080,903 in unclaimed money to those consumers.
To begin your search for unclaimed life insurance or annuities benefits click here.
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