Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Insurance Department’

Chaney drops lawsuit against National Flood Insurance Program

JACKSON — The state of Mississippi’s lawsuit against the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will be withdrawn pending the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) implementation of a new law passed by Congress “intended to alleviate some of the draconian rate increases facing Mississippi homeowners,” Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney said. Chaney and the Mississippi Insurance […] [...]

State applies for SHOP insurance marketplace

JACKSON — On Aug. 28, the United States Department of Health and Human Services issued regulations that will now allow states to apply to operate a state-based free market Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) marketplace. “Mississippi is in a position to begin operation of a free market SHOP marketplace in the first quarter of […] [...]

Two promoted at MID

Two members of the Mississippi Insurance Department have been promoted to key senior staff positions. Kimberly Gilmer Causey has been named general counsel, and David Browning has been promoted to director of the Financial and Market Regulation Division. Causey, a native of Columbus, has been with the Department’s Legal Division as a special assistant attorney […] [...]

So you say you want to be an insurance agent?

by For the MBJ Published: May 8,2011

Tags: Aaron Sisk, Bobby Perkins, Mississippi Insurance Department

By Tim Turner – contributor The nation’s healthcare reform will swell Mississippi’s insurance rolls in the coming years. Right now, there are 14,115 licensed insurance producers — they don’t call them agents anymore — in the state. And they are going to need some help accommodating the newly insured if folks are willing to go […] [...]

Finding affordable health insurance

The Affordable Health Care Act is laden with provisions to help consumers with their insurance until 2014 By Tim Turner – contributor Michael Story can’t tell you what impact healthcare reform will have on the future of the insurance industry in Mississippi. All he knows is that because of measures it already has in place, […] [...]

Insurance costs falling on Coast

by Laura Smith Published: November 30,2009

Tags: Hurricane Katrina, insurance, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mississippi Insurance Department

More insurance companies entering the market is seen as the prime reason for a change in costs   A post-Katrina surge in the cost of insurance on the Mississippi Gulf Coast has begun to fall as more insurance carriers begin to re-enter the market in Mississippi, insurance officials said. According to information provided by the […] [...]

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