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Department of Insurance to hold public hearing on Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna

Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff announced the department will hold a public hearing on November 17th to consider the proposed acquisition (Form A) filed by Anthem, Inc. to acquire Cigna Dental Health of Missouri, Inc. and Cigna Healthcare of St. Louis, Inc. …

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City policyholders impacted by Newkirk data breach

Insurance information of more than 400,000 Missourians potentially impacted Jefferson City, Mo – The Missouri Department of Insurance was informed today that Newkirk Products, Inc., a service provider that issues healthcare ID cards for health insurance plans has had a data breach. Newkirk Products, Inc., prints insurance ID cards for …

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Clay County Public Health Center Expanding Insurance Billing For Immunization Services

LIBERTY, Mo. –The Clay County Public Health Center has expanded insurance billing coverage for immunization services, expanding access and lessening the burden for those needing vaccines. “The administration and staff at the Clay County Public Health Center is pleased to announce that we are now accepting private insurance for the …

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Missouri Insurance Regulators Reach Settlement with Medicare Supplement Insurer Old Surety

Old Surety Life Insurance Company to pay $150,000 fine Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Insurance recently reached a settlement agreement with the Old Surety Life Insurance Company after regulators alleged the insurer discouraged producers from accepting Medicare Supplement applications from unhealthy consumers during open enrollment and guarantee …

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Missouri Department of Insurance cautions citizens to watch for scams during Medicare open enrollment

Be wary of scam artists trying to obtain personal information  Jefferson City, Mo – Protecting your personal information is the best line of defense in the fight against health care fraud and abuse. The Missouri Department of Insurance warns Missourians to be watchful of scam artists during Medicare open enrollment. …

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