- The primary mission of the Division of Insurance is to monitor the solvency of its licensees in order to promote a healthy, responsive and willing marketplace for consumers who purchase insurance products.
Insurance Commissioner Urges Residents to Review Insurance Plans Yearly
Commissioner Joseph G. Murphy and staff from the Division of Insurance are hosting a series of Insurance Awareness events: KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE, LEARN WHAT YOU NEED. The Commissioner was in Springfield City hall on Tuesday and will be at South Station in Boston on Tuesday, November 27 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
The Division of Insurance Board of Appeal has posted its hearing schedule for the month of May
Division of Insurance Approves Lower Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Supplement Rates for 2013
BOSTON - Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - The Patrick-Murray Administration's Insurance Commissioner Joseph G. Murphy announced today he has approved Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.'s filing to reduce the premiums of its Medicare supplement plans – offered under the Medex product name – by an overall average of 2.1 percent below 2012 rates.
The lower rates, which went on file Friday, August 10, are another indication that Governor Deval Patrick's cost-containment efforts are working and are reducing the impacts of health care costs on Massachusetts working families. More Information
National Health Care Reform: What does it mean for Massachusetts?
With the June 28, 2012 decision by the United States Supreme Court upholding the federal patient protection and Affordable Care Act, some citizens may have questions about how that law and the Massachusetts health care reform law intersect. This consumer Alert is designed to help answer such questions.
Division of Insurance Contact InformationThe Division of Insurance has activated its consumer hotline number, (617) 521-7777 to handle any calls from homeowners seeking assistance. For additional questions on disasters and insurance claims, please read our disaster brochure
Please refer to the listing of available insurer claims numbers if you are having difficulty reaching your insurer.
If your company is not on this list and you cannot find their contact information, you can call the Division of Insurance consumer hotline.
Consumers with insurance concerns should contact the Division of Insurance at (877) 563-4467 or (617) 521-7794.
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Better Rates for Better DriversMassachusetts is now allowing auto insurers to compete for good drivers, giving consumer more choices than ever before. Competition results in better rates for better drivers across the Commonwealth. You can use our premium comparison website to see examples from each company and the range of premiums you could see if you shop around. When you are ready to actually shop for automobile insurance, use our step by step auto insurance shopping checklist. Print your copy HERE .
- Read about the Division's ongoing efforts to control dramatic increases in health insurance premiums faced by individuals and small businesses. Learn about recent decisions by the Division of Insurance and read materials from health care hearings held across the Commonwealth