Tennessee health insurance co-op faces complaints from consumers

Tennessee Health Insurance

Tennessee consumers are having problems with the state’s health insurance co-op, Community Health Alliance Tennessee’s Community Health Alliance, a health insurance co-op operating in the state, has become the subject of complaints being issued to the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. Now, the state agency is looking to hear from more people that may have had problems with the co-op in an effort to determine how outstanding problems can be resolved. At the end of the year, the co-op is expected to shut down, which will leave some 27,000…

Read More

Insurance companies to receive tax refunds following Supreme Court decision

Tennessee workers compensation Insurance companies

The ruling was made following a unanimously in Tennessee and will grant over $16 million in refunds. The Tennessee Supreme Court has now unanimously ruled that the Department of Commerce and Insurance are required to provide five out of state groups of insurance companies with a tax refund of over $16 million. The state – like all others, aside from Hawaii – has taken on a retaliatory tax statute solely for the insurance industry. That statute has been created for the purpose of balancing tax burdens across state lines. It…

Read More

Insurance claims in Tennessee rise following recent storms

storm weather power insurance claims

The state has been experiencing some fierce weather in certain areas, leading to thousands of dollars in damage. This summer has been quite the stormy one, so far, in parts of Tennessee, and along with that weather has come thousands of dollars in property damage which has, in turn, led to a spike in insurance claims. The state is now issuing recommendations for filing those claims, to help consumers and prevent fraud. As the state anticipates that a large number of consumers will be filing insurance claims with their providers…

Read More