Pennsylvania Insurance Department

Government & Politics
1:29 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

PA Insurance Commissioner Tries to Ease Consumer Confusion Surrounding ACA

The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been marked with website difficulties and confusion for some consumers. Some of that confusion surrounds whether some people can keep their current health insurance plans.

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Michael Consedine’s office is working with insurance companies asking them to either delay cancelations or help policyholders enroll in ACA compliant plans.

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Health Insurance
3:30 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Got Insurance Questions? New Website Tries to Provide Answers

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has unveiled a new website aimed at helping Pennsylvanians with questions about their health insurance.

Department spokeswoman Rosanne Placey said the site was born out of questions being asked by callers.

“We were getting considerable calls on health insurance,” Placey said. “And so what we did is we recapped every question that we got from consumers and basically answered via this website.”

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Economy & Business
1:02 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

PA Workers' Compensation Rates To Drop Again

The Pennsylvania State Insurance Department says a workers' compensation insurance rate reduction will go into effect next week, saving employers millions of dollars.

The department said the overall 4 percent decrease, which takes effect Monday, could mean as much as $110 million in savings for Pennsylvania employers.

The 4 percent estimate may vary according to a company's claims experience, payroll and other factors, and not all employers will see a decrease.

Insurance Department Spokeswoman Rosanne Placey says there is a positive trend happening in Pennsylvania.

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