Pennsylvania Insurance Department

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman welcomes you to the official Department of Insurance page. If you are looking for more information about the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, please visit www.insurance.pa.gov.

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Got the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine? Don’t forget your second dose. It’s important. Remember, you need two doses to be ful...
06/11/2021

Got the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine? Don’t forget your second dose. It’s important. Remember, you need two doses to be fully vaccinated. #PAAgainstCOVID

For more info visit: https://bit.ly/2PwGcYm.

Got the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine? Don’t forget your second dose. It’s important. Remember, you need two doses to be fully vaccinated. #PAAgainstCOVID

For more info visit: https://bit.ly/2PwGcYm.

DKY homeowners insurance policies typically don't cover damage caused by the back-up of water or sewage that enters the ...
06/09/2021

DKY homeowners insurance policies typically don't cover damage caused by the back-up of water or sewage that enters the home through a sewer or drain?

Fortunately, most insurers do offer the option to add this coverage to your policy.

Contact your insurance agent for more information about purchasing optional backup sewer and drain coverage or visit us at https://bit.ly/35zk7hc to learn more.

DKY homeowners insurance policies typically don't cover damage caused by the back-up of water or sewage that enters the home through a sewer or drain?

Fortunately, most insurers do offer the option to add this coverage to your policy.

Contact your insurance agent for more information about purchasing optional backup sewer and drain coverage or visit us at https://bit.ly/35zk7hc to learn more.

06/08/2021

The new unemployment system is now online!!

Great news! As a result of the American Rescue Plan more health care savings are now available.If you’ve already signed ...
06/08/2021
Pennie

Great news! As a result of the American Rescue Plan more health care savings are now available.

If you’ve already signed up for health insurance through Pennie, those savings will be automatically applied, so you don’t need to do a thing!

If you don’t have health insurance, checked earlier in the year and weren’t eligible or, if the premiums were too high – check again!

Shop for high-quality plans with lower premiums and more financial assistance; visit https://bit.ly/3wgQigR and #GetCovered!

Welcome to Pennie™ Big Savings to the Rescue! Pennsylvanians' healthcare just got even more accessible and affordable! Whether you’re shopping for healthcare coverage or already enrolled through Pennie, the recently passed American Rescue Plan is now offering significant additional savings. Ver ...

Purchasing pet insurance can help offset unexpected veterinary costs but you should be aware of any limitations - like p...
06/04/2021

Purchasing pet insurance can help offset unexpected veterinary costs but you should be aware of any limitations - like pre-existing conditions & coverage limits – as well as out-of-pocket costs like deductibles and coinsurance.

Rates often can vary by the type of pet, breed, age, level of coverage desired, and other factors. To learn more about pet insurance, visit us online https://bit.ly/3uPz34x.

Purchasing pet insurance can help offset unexpected veterinary costs but you should be aware of any limitations - like pre-existing conditions & coverage limits – as well as out-of-pocket costs like deductibles and coinsurance.

Rates often can vary by the type of pet, breed, age, level of coverage desired, and other factors. To learn more about pet insurance, visit us online https://bit.ly/3uPz34x.

You have the power to help end COVID-19 in your community. Flex that power and get vaccinated. Appointments are availabl...
06/03/2021

You have the power to help end COVID-19 in your community. Flex that power and get vaccinated. Appointments are available near you. Schedule yours today: https://bit.ly/2KwyhZa. #PAAgainstCOVID

You have the power to help end COVID-19 in your community. Flex that power and get vaccinated. Appointments are available near you. Schedule yours today: https://bit.ly/2KwyhZa. #PAAgainstCOVID

DKY flooding is the most common natural disaster in PA? Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman is urging pro...
06/02/2021

DKY flooding is the most common natural disaster in PA?

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman is urging property owners to consider purchasing flood insurance to protect their homes, businesses, and possessions.

Flood damage can occur no matter where your home, apartment or business is located – even if you are not in a flood plain.

Read more: https://bit.ly/3ibxqLP

DKY flooding is the most common natural disaster in PA?

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman is urging property owners to consider purchasing flood insurance to protect their homes, businesses, and possessions.

Flood damage can occur no matter where your home, apartment or business is located – even if you are not in a flood plain.

Read more: https://bit.ly/3ibxqLP

DYK we have mental health parity in PA?It means that your health insurance company is required by law to provide you wit...
06/01/2021

DYK we have mental health parity in PA?

It means that 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.

Make sure you’re getting the care you need, learn more at https://bit.ly/3aG1DPz.

DYK we have mental health parity in PA?

It means that 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.

Make sure you’re getting the care you need, learn more at https://bit.ly/3aG1DPz.

It’s motorcycle season! If you ride a motorcycle, you may be eligible for discounts through your insurer if you complete...
05/28/2021

It’s 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.

It’s 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.

New lower costs are here and Pennie, PA’s healthcare marketplace has plans for you!Find your health care plan now at htt...
05/27/2021

New lower costs are here and Pennie, PA’s healthcare marketplace has plans for you!
Find your health care plan now at https://bit.ly/3wgpAoT

New lower costs are here and Pennie, PA’s healthcare marketplace has plans for you!
Find your health care plan now at https://bit.ly/3wgpAoT

DYK you should get the COVID-19 vaccine even if you already had COVID-19 and got better? To find a vaccination site near...
05/26/2021

DYK you should get the COVID-19 vaccine even if you already had COVID-19 and got better?

To find a vaccination site near you and get scheduled, visit https://bit.ly/3fSqe4G.

For more info on the COVID vaccine visit https://bit.ly/3oTdkrd.

DYK you should get the COVID-19 vaccine even if you already had COVID-19 and got better?

To find a vaccination site near you and get scheduled, visit https://bit.ly/3fSqe4G.

For more info on the COVID vaccine visit https://bit.ly/3oTdkrd.

Are you an accounting professional with supervisory experience? Do you have an eye for detail and a passion for numbers?...
05/26/2021

Are you an accounting professional with supervisory experience? Do you have an eye for detail and a passion for numbers? If you said yes, we have an opportunity for you!

We are looking for a Financial Analyst Supervisor. This position oversees the auditing and accounting functions performed by financial analysts in the Bureau of Company Licensing and Financial Analysis.

If you have 3 years of progressively responsible accounting experience, supervisory experience, and a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field visit https://bit.ly/34ggnAa to learn more.

If you have questions, reach out to [email protected].

Are you an accounting professional with supervisory experience? Do you have an eye for detail and a passion for numbers? If you said yes, we have an opportunity for you!

We are looking for a Financial Analyst Supervisor. This position oversees the auditing and accounting functions performed by financial analysts in the Bureau of Company Licensing and Financial Analysis.

If you have 3 years of progressively responsible accounting experience, supervisory experience, and a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field visit https://bit.ly/34ggnAa to learn more.

If you have questions, reach out to [email protected].

If you lost everything in your home could you list all your belongings? In the event your belongings are damaged or stol...
05/24/2021

If you lost everything in your home could you list all your belongings?

In the event your belongings are damaged or stolen, a home inventory is essential to creating a complete and accurate insurance claim to replace your possessions.
The good news is that with mobile phone apps the process is easier than you think. Visit https://content.naic.org/article/news_release_naic_launches_home_inventory_app.htm to download the free app offered by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

And, for more information on homeowners or renter insurance visit https://www.insurance.pa.gov/Coverage/Pages/default.aspx.

If you lost everything in your home could you list all your belongings?

In the event your belongings are damaged or stolen, a home inventory is essential to creating a complete and accurate insurance claim to replace your possessions.
The good news is that with mobile phone apps the process is easier than you think. Visit https://content.naic.org/article/news_release_naic_launches_home_inventory_app.htm to download the free app offered by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

And, for more information on homeowners or renter insurance visit https://www.insurance.pa.gov/Coverage/Pages/default.aspx.

Save the date! This Sunday, May 23 we will celebrate #143DayInPA! It’s a day dedicated to sharing kindness and showing g...
05/21/2021

Save the date! This Sunday, May 23 we will celebrate #143DayInPA! It’s a day dedicated to sharing kindness and showing gratitude. Find out how you can join in the statewide movement by visiting https://bit.ly/2RBnIrg.

Save the date! This Sunday, May 23 we will celebrate #143DayInPA! It’s a day dedicated to sharing kindness and showing gratitude. Find out how you can join in the statewide movement by visiting https://bit.ly/2RBnIrg.

Today, PA Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman visits Hamilton Health Center in Harrisburg, PA to remind Pennsylvanians...
05/20/2021

Today, PA Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman visits Hamilton Health Center in Harrisburg, PA to remind Pennsylvanians that COVID-19 vaccines are available at no cost for everyone age 12 and older and, with newly available assistance options, there is no better time to obtain health insurance coverage for you and your family.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccinations visit https://bit.ly/3h5RChG.

For health care coverage options, visit https://bit.ly/3v4ME9a.

Today, PA Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman visits Hamilton Health Center in Harrisburg, PA to remind Pennsylvanians that COVID-19 vaccines are available at no cost for everyone age 12 and older and, with newly available assistance options, there is no better time to obtain health insurance coverage for you and your family.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccinations visit https://bit.ly/3h5RChG.

For health care coverage options, visit https://bit.ly/3v4ME9a.

Today is our 100th anniversary!On this day, 100 years ago, the Insurance Department Act of 1921 was enacted establishing...
05/18/2021

Today is our 100th anniversary!

On this day, 100 years ago, the Insurance Department Act of 1921 was enacted establishing the Insurance Department and giving it the responsibility to administer the commonwealth's insurance laws and protect all insurance consumers.

It’s been a privilege to serve all Pennsylvanians for the last 100 years and we look forward to the next!

Visit us at https://bit.ly/3bAQZJc to learn more about us and what we do!

Today is our 100th anniversary!

On this day, 100 years ago, the Insurance Department Act of 1921 was enacted establishing the Insurance Department and giving it the responsibility to administer the commonwealth's insurance laws and protect all insurance consumers.

It’s been a privilege to serve all Pennsylvanians for the last 100 years and we look forward to the next!

Visit us at https://bit.ly/3bAQZJc to learn more about us and what we do!

Remember to get out and VOTE today!  To find your polling place, report any issues at the polls, or to get info on retur...
05/18/2021

Remember to get out and VOTE today!

To find your polling place, report any issues at the polls, or to get info on returning your mail-in ballots visit https://www.votespa.com/Pages/default.aspx.

Hey, PA voters! The polls are open for the municipal primary election until 8 p.m.

📍 Find your polling place at votesPA.com/AtThePolls.

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?Lots of us do! Many of us have friends and family who are hesitant to get the ...
05/14/2021

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?

Lots of us do! Many of us have friends and family who are hesitant to get the COVID vaccine or are hesitant ourselves. That’s completely ok. This past year has been full of uncertainty and having questions about the COVID vaccine makes sense. Talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist or you can do your own research at https://bit.ly/2KwyhZa. #PAAgainstCOVID

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?

Lots of us do! Many of us have friends and family who are hesitant to get the COVID vaccine or are hesitant ourselves. That’s completely ok. This past year has been full of uncertainty and having questions about the COVID vaccine makes sense. Talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist or you can do your own research at https://bit.ly/2KwyhZa. #PAAgainstCOVID

How much do you know about your car insurance? While we all might know the amount of our deductible if we’re in an accid...
05/12/2021

How much do you know about your car insurance?

While we all might know the amount of our deductible if we’re in an accident there’s a lot more to it - like coverages for property damage and bodily injury, liability vs comprehensive coverage, full and limited tort.

Make sure you know what you have and what you need. Visit https://bit.ly/3q93EIB.

How much do you know about your car insurance?

While we all might know the amount of our deductible if we’re in an accident there’s a lot more to it - like coverages for property damage and bodily injury, liability vs comprehensive coverage, full and limited tort.

Make sure you know what you have and what you need. Visit https://bit.ly/3q93EIB.

Only 34% of American's who rent their residence or business have renters' insurance. In the event of a fire, flood or th...
05/03/2021

Only 34% of American's who rent their residence or business have renters' insurance. In the event of a fire, flood or theft, most people can not afford to replace their belongings.

Renters' insurance, on the other hand, is usually very affordable. Learn more by visiting https://bit.ly/3nGK9ab.

Only 34% of American's who rent their residence or business have renters' insurance. In the event of a fire, flood or theft, most people can not afford to replace their belongings.

Renters' insurance, on the other hand, is usually very affordable. Learn more by visiting https://bit.ly/3nGK9ab.

Great info on the options available to get the COVID vaccine to those who can't leave home!
05/03/2021

Great info on the options available to get the COVID vaccine to those who can't leave home!

We're getting the COVID-19 vaccine to those who aren’t able to leave their homes. If you or a loved one can’t leave home + want vaccinated, contact:

▪️Area Agencies on Aging: https://bit.ly/3dTGJh2
▪️Link to Aging and Disability Resources: 1-800-753-8827
▪️DOH: 1-877-724-3258

Confused by your health insurance?You're not alone.  In fact, many Americans forego medical care because they’re unsure ...
04/28/2021

Confused by your health insurance?

You're not alone. In fact, many Americans forego medical care because they’re unsure of what’s covered by their health insurance and they don't want to end up with a bill they can't afford.

BUT! Knowing just a few key facts can help! Like, that 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. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3gHUYY5.

Confused by your health insurance?

You're not alone. In fact, many Americans forego medical care because they’re unsure of what’s covered by their health insurance and they don't want to end up with a bill they can't afford.

BUT! Knowing just a few key facts can help! Like, that 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. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3gHUYY5.

We have mental health parity in PA! 👍Great!  Now, what does that mean? 🤔It means that your health insurer is required by...
04/27/2021

We have mental health parity in PA! 👍

Great! Now, what does that mean? 🤔

It means that your health insurer is required by law to provide you with the same level of coverage for mental health as you have for medical/surgical services.

It means you can and SHOULD seek mental health care when you need it!

To learn more about mental health parity visit https://bit.ly/3aG1DPz.

We have mental health parity in PA! 👍

Great! Now, what does that mean? 🤔

It means that your health insurer is required by law to provide you with the same level of coverage for mental health as you have for medical/surgical services.

It means you can and SHOULD seek mental health care when you need it!

To learn more about mental health parity visit https://bit.ly/3aG1DPz.

Reminder!  All Pennsylavnainan's are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  To find a location and schedule your app...
04/26/2021
COVID Vaccines in Pennsylvania

Reminder! All Pennsylavnainan's are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To find a location and schedule your appointment, visit https://bit.ly/3nlMNSt.

Use this guide to see when you can get vaccinated and get more information on COVID protections in Pennsylvania.

We're all suffering from COVID fatigue, unfortunately, cases are on the rise - let's all do what we can to stop the spre...
04/23/2021

We're all suffering from COVID fatigue, unfortunately, cases are on the rise - let's all do what we can to stop the spread. Wear a mask. Social distance. Stay away from crowds. Get vaccinated when able.

Nearly 60% of U.S. states and territories are reporting high rates of COVID-19. Take steps to slow the spread in your community:

😷 Wear a mask that fits snugly over your nose and mouth.
↔ Stay at least 6 feet from others.
✅ Get a vaccine when it’s available to you.
🚫 Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces.
🖐 Wash your hands with soap and water. Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

See more COVID-19 case data: https://bit.ly/36EDJQI.

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Harrisburg, PA

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(717) 787-2317

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