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Have you received a surprise medical bill? We’d like to help! A new federal law called the No Surprises Act offers prote...
04/12/2022

Have you received a surprise medical bill? We’d like to help!

A new federal law called the No Surprises Act offers protection from surprise out-of-network costs after medical emergencies, surgeries, and major procedures.

Visit https://bit.ly/3FXEsgs for help with a surprise bill or for more information about the No Surprises Act.

When it comes to moving in with a significant other, insurance concerns might not be the first thing on your mind, but i...
04/11/2022

When it comes to moving in with a significant other, insurance concerns might not be the first thing on your mind, but it is important to make sure your insurance needs are covered.
There are insurance considerations around health insurance, life insurance, and even auto so reach out to your insurer or visit our coverages page https://bit.ly/2Th2gs4 for more information.

Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys announced today that the department will now allow insurers to ask appli...
04/08/2022

Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys announced today that the department will now allow insurers to ask applicants to voluntarily provide race and ethnicity data on insurance applications in an effort to promote equity initiatives.

This type of data collection is important to understand how health care services are being utilized and the effects the treatments and related insurer consumer-centric programs have on the patient’s quality of life. Learn more at: https://bit.ly/3uon5Sg.

04/07/2022

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month!

Distracted driving accounts for an estimated:
💥1.6 million crashes
🩹400,000 injuries
📈16% increase in car insurance premiums for everyone

Put the phone down, stay safe and save money. To learn more about auto insurance, visit us at https://bit.ly/3q93EIB.

Renters insurance can save you thousands of dollars and can cover everything from replacing your furniture and clothing ...
04/05/2022

Renters insurance can save you thousands of dollars and can cover everything from replacing your furniture and clothing after a fire, to covering the cost of a hotel room if your apartment is damaged and you need a place to stay.

Reach out to your insurance agent or visit our site to learn more https://bit.ly/3nGK9ab.

How can we help you?  We're here to answer your questions, help you resolve complaints and understand your options for d...
04/04/2022

How can we help you?

We're here to answer your questions, help you resolve complaints and understand your options for dealing with insurance-related matters.

Visit us at https://bit.ly/36S8WUw for answers to all your insurance questions or for help with an insurance problem.

It’s not something you think about ahead of time but, in the event of a power outage, you can lose the entire contents o...
04/01/2022

It’s not something you think about ahead of time but, in the event of a power outage, you can lose the entire contents of your refrigerator/freezer. Replacing it all can equal thousands of dollars in losses and it may not be covered by your homeowners’ policy. If you haven’t checked your policy in a while call your insurance agent and visit us at https://bit.ly/35zk7hc for tips.

ICYMI: At-home COVID testing is covered by insurance. Each insurer will have their own process so check with them before...
03/30/2022

ICYMI: At-home COVID testing is covered by insurance. Each insurer will have their own process so check with them before heading to the store and visit our frequently asked questions page for more information: https://bit.ly/3fMZ4fU.

It is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans are dealing with mental illness, and more than half are going untreated. Notably, ...
03/29/2022

It is estimated that 1 in 5 Americans are dealing with mental illness, and more than half are going untreated.
Notably, Pennsylvania is ranked 8th in the U.S. for the lowest rate of adult mental illness and highest rates of access to mental healthcare.
To learn more about mental health and your rights, visit https://bit.ly/2ZejZUb.

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03/28/2022

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Do you know the climate risks in your part of the country? Discover how you can reduce your risks from the losses you're more likely to experience: http://ow.ly/Yc2Q50IpbwY

Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys and PA Emergency Management Agency Director Randy Padfield ...
03/28/2022

Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys and PA Emergency Management Agency Director Randy Padfield today encouraged Pennsylvanians who incurred funeral expenses for a COVID-19-related death to apply for the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency COVID-19 funeral assistance program to help ease the financial burden brought on by the pandemic.

Learn More: https://bit.ly/3qI4sqn.

Today is the 12th birthday of the ACA – the Affordable Care which reformed our health care system allowing the uninsured...
03/24/2022

Today is the 12th birthday of the ACA – the Affordable Care which reformed our health care system allowing the uninsured rate in the United States to drop to a record low and enabling more than 31 million Americans and counting to gain health coverage.

Did you miss the open enrollment period for 2022 health insurance coverage? Check out the Path to Pennie Program! Path t...
03/23/2022
Check a Box on Your Taxes and Get Health Coverage Through Pennie | Pennie

Did you miss the open enrollment period for 2022 health insurance coverage?

Check out the Path to Pennie Program! Path to Pennie is a new program created to connect uninsured Pennsylvania tax fillers with health coverage. To get started on the Path to Pennie, "check the box” on REV-1882 when you file your taxes this year! To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3D5AtxA.

Checking a Box on a New Tax Form Helps Uninsured Pennsylvanians get on the Path to Pennie™ for health insurance, an initiative from Pennie™ & the Department of Revenue

Recent Home Remodeling?If you have done any remodeling on your home, you should contact your insurance company and descr...
03/21/2022

Recent Home Remodeling?
If you have done any remodeling on your home, you should contact your insurance company and describe the work that has been done to ensure your policy will cover the improvements that have been made. Reach out to your insurance agent or visit us online for more information on homeowners insurance at https://bit.ly/35zk7hc.

PA has Mental Health Parity!  DYK your health insurance company is required by law to provide you with the same level of...
03/18/2022

PA has Mental Health Parity!

DYK your health insurance company is required by law to provide you with the same level of health insurance coverage for mental health as you would have for medical and surgical services?

Be sure you seek physical and mental health care when you need it and learn more about mental health parity at https://bit.ly/3D7jKIJ.

DYK Flooding is the most common natural disaster in PA?Damage from flooding can occur no matter where your home, apartme...
03/17/2022

DYK Flooding is the most common natural disaster in PA?

Damage from flooding can occur no matter where your home, apartment or business is located, even if it is not in a flood plain. It is crucial to ensure your property is protected against flood and water damage.

Learn more about flood insurance: https://bit.ly/3qAPZtx.

It’s getting to be motorcycle season! If you ride a motorcycle, you may be eligible for discounts through your insurer i...
03/15/2022

It’s getting to be motorcycle season!

If you ride a motorcycle, you may be eligible for discounts through your insurer if you complete a safety course, have a safe driving record, or are a member of an association, like the Harley Owners Group. Some insurers offer discounts for factory-installed anti-lock braking systems as well.

For more information about motorcycle insurance in PA visit https://bit.ly/2RR3z0h.

Meet the Commissioner!Mike Humphreys was recently named Acting Insurance Commissioner. Let’s get to know more about Acti...
03/15/2022

Meet the Commissioner!

Mike Humphreys was recently named Acting Insurance Commissioner. Let’s get to know more about Acting Commissioner Humphreys!

Today we asked the Commissioner how he likes to spend his time outside of work!

Q: What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time?
A: Spend time with family.

Q: What are some of your hobbies?
A: I love going to the movies and watching/playing sports.

Adding travel insurance to your trip plans can save you time, money and headaches if the unexpected happens. You can rea...
03/14/2022

Adding travel insurance to your trip plans can save you time, money and headaches if the unexpected happens. You can reach out to your travel agent, insurance advisor or visit https://bit.ly/2Th2gs4 to learn more about travel insurance.

Today, Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys announced the Insurance Department reclaimed more th...
03/11/2022

Today, Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys announced the Insurance Department reclaimed more than $15 million in 2021 for more than 41,000 consumers who had funds stolen, payments improperly processed, or other forms of restitution or credit due to them as a result of company errors or unethical conduct. Read more at: https://bit.ly/3qbaVHl

If you have a question about your insurance or feel you need to file a complaint, reach out to us at https://bit.ly/3rVN7eX.

Understanding health insurance can be hard.  Don't skip medical care because you're unsure of what’s covered by your hea...
03/10/2022

Understanding health insurance can be hard. Don't skip medical care because you're unsure of what’s covered by your health insurance.
The Affordable Care Act requires health insurance plans to cover 10 essential health benefits like ambulatory services, hospitalizations, mental health and substance use disorder care. Learn more by visiting us at https://bit.ly/3gHUYY5.

If you were impacted by last night’s storm, visit our 'After the Storm' page for help on what to do next. https://bit.ly...
03/08/2022

If you were impacted by last night’s storm, visit our 'After the Storm' page for help on what to do next. https://bit.ly/3HN6OKk

Today on International Women’s Day we celebrate the progress we’ve seen and look at some of the challenges we still have...
03/08/2022

Today on International Women’s Day we celebrate the progress we’ve seen and look at some of the challenges we still have before us. When it comes to insurance, women are often underinsured. Today, women are more likely to fill multiple roles in their households and ensuring they have appropriate levels of coverage for health, life and long-term care insurance is critical for their financial safety and future. Speak with a trusted insurance agent or visit our ‘Coverage’ page to learn more at https://bit.ly/2Th2gs4.

Distracted driving accounts for more than 1.6 million crashes and almost 400,000 injuries per year. Not only does this m...
03/07/2022

Distracted driving accounts for more than 1.6 million crashes and almost 400,000 injuries per year. Not only does this make driving more dangerous, but it also contributes to increased car insurance premiums…for everyone. It's estimated that car insurance rates nationwide have risen by about 14% in the last 5 years as a result of the increase in distracted driving related accidents.
Put the phone down, stay safe and save money. Learn more about car insurance rates by visiting https://bit.ly/3q93EIB.

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Does Home Insurance Cover Porch Theft?

Package theft is on the rise but there is good news! Your home insurance will cover the theft of personal property, which includes package theft from your porch. You’ll likely need to prove that your package was delivered and stolen. You can typically do this with tracking numbers and other forms of proof, such as Ring camera video.

Contact your insurance agent with questions or visit https://bit.ly/35zk7hc for more information about homeowners insurance.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department and the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner are highlighting the common dangers associated with holiday décor ranging from dehydrated Christmas trees to unattended candles to decorative outside lighting.

Heating, holiday decorations, winter storms, and candles can all contribute to an increased risk of fire during the winter months. Keep reading for recommendations to keep your home safe this winter holiday season: https://bit.ly/33DvdDM
When it comes to moving in with a significant other, insurance concerns might not be the first thing on your mind, but it is important to make sure your insurance needs are covered.

If a couple is living in a home owned by one partner, it may be less expensive to have the homeowners’ insurance policy endorse the other partner’s belongings rather than purchase a separate renters’ insurance policy.

There are insurance considerations around health insurance, life insurance, and even auto so reach out to your insurer or visit our coverages page https://bit.ly/2Th2gs4 for more information.
There's still time to get health care coverage starting January 1, 2022.

Open enrollment runs through Jan. 15 but today is the last day to enroll and get covered Jan. 1!
Great reminder! If you enroll for healthcare today your coverage will begin on Jan. 1, 2022!

Open enrollment goes through Jan. 15 but today is the last day to get coverage effective Jan. 1.
Our insurance needs change as we go through different phases of life. It's important to make sure you have the insurance coverages you need to protect yourself and your loved ones.
There are a wide variety of insurance coverages older Pennsylvanians may want to consider carrying, so visit us at https://bit.ly/3E68pt5 to learn more.
We are so pleased to announce the National Association of Insurance Commissioners consumer representatives awarded Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman the Consumer Representatives’ Excellence in Consumer Advocacy award for her work on behalf of insurance consumers!

Under the leadership of Commissioner Altman, PA’s uninsured rate has dropped to historic lows. She also helped secure bipartisan legislation to establish the state's health insurance marketplace, Pennie, and created a reinsurance program that has stabilized premiums while also prioritizing consumer protection and education, pushing for equity, and advancing racial justice.

Read more at: https://bit.ly/31SDBON
Today, Commissioner Jessica Altman joined Governor Tom Wolf and legislative leaders at Family Practice and Counseling Network in Philadelphia to highlight the Administration’s efforts to ensure health care is affordable and accessible for all Pennsylvanians.

Pennsylvanians were encouraged to utilize the commonwealth’s state-based health insurance marketplace, Pennie, when needing health insurance during the open enrollment period through January 15, 2022.

“We have heard from consumers who were looking for comprehensive health insurance who were misdirected to other types of insurance. Pennsylvanians can rest assured that you can trust Pennie and that the Insurance Department is here to assist any individual who was misled about their insurance.”

If you need help visit us at: https://bit.ly/3rVN7eX.
Even though the number of renters in the US is growing, only 37% of tenants have renter’s insurance. The average cost of renters insurance is only about $15 a month but, despite being cheap, renter’s insurance can save you thousands of dollars if disaster does strike.
Reach out to your insurance agent or visit our site to learn more https://bit.ly/2XZKAAc.
If you've done any remodeling on your home, you should contact your insurance company and describe the work that has been done to ensure your homeowners policy will cover the improvements that have been made. Contact your insurance agent now or visit us online for more information at https://bit.ly/35zk7hc.
It’s open enrollment season!

If you need healthcare, Pennie - PA’s health insurance marketplace, can help! Easily shop for plans, apply for financial assistance, and get signed up – all online!

The open enrollment period runs through January 15 but, If you sign-up before Dec. 15, your coverage will start on Jan. 1.

Get started today at https://bit.ly/3nyk8Ip.
PA has mental health parity!
Your health insurance company is required by law to provide you with the same level of health insurance coverage for mental health as you would have for medical/surgical services.
Be sure you seek mental health care when you need it and to learn more about mental health parity, visit us at https://bit.ly/3D7jKIJ.
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