Should More States Help Agents Find Insurance Leads?

Last month, California made headlines when Covered California handed out thousands of consumer’s information to insurance agents without their expressed interest to be contacted. According to LA Times reporter Chad Terhune, the names given were of people who had signed up on the Covered California website, but had not finished the enrollment process. Was this an act of assistance on the part of the state or a complete breach of privacy? The larger question is “should other states follow suit?” Why Use an Insurance Lead Company? Generally, insurance agents find…

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New website allows Nevada consumers to review and respond to health insurance rate increases

The Division of Insurance in Nevada has announced the launch of the new Nevada Health Rate Review website that is available to consumers and small businesses in the state, to allow them to review health insurance rate hikes, as well as leave their own comments. The website was created in order to comply with a part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which began September 1, 2011. This federal law demands that the state offer a way for small businesses and consumers to leave their comments regarding rate hikes that…

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