Posts Tagged ‘Mike Chaney’

Schools hit by spiraling insurance premiums, lack of providers

HATTIESBURG — Property insurance premiums have skyrocketed for Pine Belt school districts. Some have had problems just finding a company to insure them. Lamar County School District Superintendent Ben Burnett told the Hattiesburg American that his district’s premium was about $176,000 last year but just increased by $500,000. “I was shocked,” he said. “We always […] [...]

Federal market exchange lacks health insurance providers for 36 counties

It’s well past halftime and the clock can’t be stopped as federal officials seek health insurers to cover 36 Mississippi counties before an Oct. 1 deadline for launching the state’s healthcare exchange. The Mississippi Department of Insurance is unsure what to make of a predicament it has no control over. Gov. Phil Bryant quashed Insurance […] [...]

Insurance costs contribute to slow residential growth on Gulf Coast

by Lynn Lofton Published: June 14,2013

Tags: Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina, Mike Chaney, residential homes

A drive along coastal U.S. 90 reveals many vacant lots where homes and businesses sat before Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Eight years after the devastating storm, rebuilding is scarce along the beach and on nearby streets. While reasons vary, the high cost of insurance is heard more than any other reason. For full coverage, property […] [...]

CARTOON: Mike Chaney explains Affordable Care Act

by Chuck McIntosh Published: May 31,2013

Tags: Affordable Care Act, Chuck McIntosh, healthcare, Mike Chaney

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Chaney, Cross make Hall

by MBJ Staff Published: April 19,2013

Tags: government, Mike Chaney, Mississippi Insurance Commission

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney has been recognized for his service to the citizens of Mississippi with induction into one of the most prestigious insurance-related groups in the state. Chaney was inducted into the Mississippi State University Insurance Hall of Fame. The induction was part of Mississippi State’s annual Insurance Days. Chaney was joined as […] [...]

Act now before storm season

If you think preparing for storm season only means stocking up on extra drinking water and food or filling your gas tank, you are missing a very important step in your preparations. You should get to know your insurance policy. Knowing what’s covered and what’s not can save you a world of trouble and possibly […] [...]

December 14, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by MBJ Staff Published: December 14,2012

Tags: health insurance, Mike Chaney, ricky nobile

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Read November 23 issue of the MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: November 23,2012

Tags: Fondren, gaming, Kyle Veazey, Mike Chaney

  GAMING Casino industry matures across Mississippi over two decades— by Clay Chandler HOLIDAYS Temporary ice rinks attract skaters, business for communities— by Stephen McDill KEMPER UPDATE Analysts dispute claim coal plant is almost complete— by Clay Chandler FONDREN Plans are in the works to makeover business district— by Clay Chandler BILL CRAWFORD Wipe out […] [...]

Mississippi takes first steps to take part in Affordable Care Act — Move comes as Gov. Bryant continues to resist state’s full participation in health care reform

by Ted Carter Published: November 21,2012

Tags: healthcare, Mike Chaney, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Phil Bryant

The very thing Gov. Phil Bryant had hoped not to see occurred last week: Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney submitted the state’s plan for a health insurance exchange to the federal government, moving the state closer to participation in President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Chaney calls his submittal a blueprint for a free market exchange […] [...]

Insurance commissioner continuing health exchange work

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney insists reports are false that he has put the brakes on further work on a state health insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act until after the November elections. “I want to make it clear that my position regarding the Health Insurance Exchange has not changed,” Chaney said […] [...]

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