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IDOI Issues Bulletin on Mandatory ILHIGA Disclaimer

On October 7th, 2013, the Indiana Department of Insurance released Bulletin 200 (Indiana Life and Health Guaranty Association Disclaimer), which requires ILHIGA member insurers to include the “Summary Document” (attached to the Bulletin) with every policy or contract to a … Continue reading

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Jones Presents at National Business Institute’s “Insurance Law 2013” Seminar

On February 28, 2013, Brian Jones–co-chair of the firm’s insurance group and the founder of this blog–presented at the National Business Institute’s “Insurance Law 2013” Seminar in Indianapolis, Indiana.  His topics were “Indiana Insurance Law 2012” and “Current Issues in … Continue reading

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Indiana Department of Insurance Issues Bulletin Regarding Certification of Independent Review Organizations

The Indiana Department of Insurance recently published an updated Bulletin setting forth the procedures for certification of independent review organizations (“IROs”) with respect to the external review grievance process.  Click here for a copy. In accordance with the federal Patient … Continue reading

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Again, the “Re” Part of Reinsurance is Important

If you’re not an insurer, can you buy reinsurance?  “No” would seem to be the simple answer.  OK, what if you sell a stop-loss policy to a self-funded benefit plan?  The benefit plan is kind of like an insurer, so … Continue reading

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Indiana Serious About Health Rates

Our recent experience with the Indiana Department of Insurance on behalf of several prominent health insurers makes clear that the department is taking health insurance rate review very seriously.  In addition to retaining a prominent firm to provide actuarial review … Continue reading

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Supremes to Take Up Health Care Reform

  Let’s be honest:  we all knew this was coming.  But since it just came out, let’s bust out the Drudge-style siren! The U.S. Supreme Court has granted cert on several appeals concerning the Affordable Care Act.  The Court will … Continue reading

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