Prior Approval is Working!

Posted October, 21 2010 by arianne

The NYS Department of Insurance  announced today their first set of decisions on health insurance rate increases since prior approval was reinstated earlier this year.  Under prior approval, health insurers cannot raise their rates without first getting approval from the Insurance Department.  Prior to reinstatement of this law, insurers needed only to file the rates […]

Call Your State Senator Today to Support the reinstatement of Prior approval

Posted June, 7 2010 by arianne

Call Majority Leader Sampson and your State Senator TODAY and tell them you support the reinstatement of “prior approval”– or the Government’s authority to review rate insurance hikes BEFORE they go into effect. Senator Sampson’s number is (518) 455-2788. Call the Senate Switchboard at (518) 455-2800 to be connected to your Senator. Background: This weekend, […]