Kansas wants to recruit more health insurance providers, as well as others

Iowa stopgap health insurance plan

New Insurance Commissioner aims to recruit insurers to provide better health insurance, and other coverage, options Kansas has a new Insurance Commissioner, and he wants to ensure that consumers have access to a more robust insurance market than they did in the past. Ken Selzer has taken office as the Kansas Insurance Commissioner and he has promised to begin enticing more insurance companies to come to the state. As more insurers come to Kansas, the options that consumers have for coverage will grow. This will also introduce more competition in…

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Shawnee County, Kansas, looking to obtain affordable earthquake insurance in wake of recent seismic events

 With some unexpected earthquakes striking the U.S. late last year, some state officials are beginning to take earthquake insurance more seriously. In Shawnee County, Kansas, officials are looking into the benefits of insurance coverage after the county was shaken by several aftershocks stemming from the November earthquake in Oklahoma. Another quake in Topeka, Kansas, furthered concerns as damage was done to some homes and vehicles. County officials have tasked the county’s insurance broker to find affordable coverage that could mitigate further disasters. Recent earthquakes have caused the price of property…

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