Insurance Information

 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Insurance Division  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLóN DIRECTOR GORDON I. ITO INSURANCE COMMISSIONER   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 30, 2017  CONSUMERS ENCOURAGED TO EXPLORE INSURANCE OPTIONS Annual Publications Help Consumers Compare Insurance Premiums  HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Insurance Division released its ...
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Read More The Insurance Division is responsible for overseeing the insurance industry in the State of Hawaii, which includes insurance companies, insurance agents, self-insurers and captives. The division ensures that consumers are provided with insurance services meeting acceptable standards of quality, equity and dependability at fair rates by establishing and enforcing appropriate service standards. Administration of ...
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Read More When a complaint is filed with the Insurance Division, the Compliance and Enforcement Branch conducts an investigation to assure compliance with the applicable statutes and rules. Appropriate disciplinary actions are taken by the Compliance and Enforcement Branch when necessary. If it is determined that a case warrants prosecution, it is referred to the Office ...
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Read More To file a complaint against a health insurer or health plan, please follow these steps: Step One: You may either: Call our office at (808) 586-2804 and request a complaint form be mailed to you; Or you may write a letter including the following information: Your name Your address Your phone numbers Your e-mail ...
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Consumer Alert

Posted on Apr 2, 2013 in INS, Insurance Information

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Read More We have received inquiries about plans that look and sound like insurance, but are NOT insurance. Information about these plans is being obtained through unsolicited faxes, ads in newspapers, flyers, and farmers markets. Many of these plans use language that make them sound like insurance, but the product being sold is NOT insurance. Many ...
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Read More The following are companies that are licensed to sell employer group health insurance in Hawaii and have health plans approved by the Prepaid Healthcare Council. Please contact them directly for more information on plans that are available to you. HMAA (Hawaii Management Alliance Association) 737 Bishop St., Suite 1200 Honolulu, HI 96813 On Oahu, ...
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Read More If you own a home or condominium, you will want to insure your property and household effects by investing in homeowners insurance. If you have a mortgage on the property, chances are you already have insurance on your home, since most lenders make insurance a condition of the loan. Homeowners insurance offers the most ...
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Read More Life insurance is purchased for a number of reasons, but the most important is that life insurance provides financial protection to the person receiving your insurance proceeds, following your death. When buying life insurance, it is important that you understand what your life insurance needs are, such as to provide your family with the ...
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Read More Hawaii law requires all motorcycle and motor scooter operators to purchase liability insurance for their vehicles. A valid I.D. card must be kept with the motorcycle or scooter or carried by the operator at all times. Be aware that insurance premiums are costly and may be difficult to get for a high performance motorcycle ...
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Read More Having motor vehicle insurance is essential to owning a motor vehicle in Hawaii. Hawaii State law requires that your vehicle be insured and that you carry the motor vehicle insurance identification card in your motor vehicle at all times. You can be ticketed and fined if you operate a vehicle without the required motor ...
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