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Eye on Texas Blog (blog)

KXAN Reveals Misleading Insurance Complaints Process
Eye on Texas Blog (blog)
Insurance lobbyists are trying to pull the wool over the eyes of Texans, using cherry-picked data on consumer complaints at the Texas Department of Insurance to help their bottom line. But, KXAN's Investigative Team revealed the problems plaguing the ...

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Dallas News (blog)

As free-standing ERs and insurers fight, patients get stuck with the bill
Dallas News (blog)
A billing company that recoups money from insurance companies on behalf of the facilities sent 417 complaints to the Texas Department of Insurance between February 2016 and January 2017. The TDI determined that insurers owed back just over $1,000 ...

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WFAA.com

Surprise medical bills hit huge numbers of Texans, study finds ...
WFAA.com
A staggering number of Texas patients who go to in-network emergency rooms still get hit with out-of-network fees, a new study has found. The practice is more ...
Surprise bills in store for many Texas ER patients - Houston ChronicleHouston Chronicle

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WFAA.com

Surprise medical bills hit huge numbers of Texans, study finds
WFAA.com
In 2015, the Texas Department of Insurance processed 69 balance billing complaints and helped recover $490,518 for Texas consumers. + Request mediation. In 2015, of the 1,039 requests for mediation, only 68 were unresolved and referred to the State ...
Surprise bills in store for many Texas ER patientsHouston Chronicle

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KXAN.com

State can't help with most unpaid insurance claims
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- The Texas Department of Insurance claims it can help resolve complaints against insurance companies and boasts of helping Texas consumers get millions of dollars in unpaid claims every year. However, a KXAN Investigation finds that ...
Despite Increase in Lawsuits, Texas Homeowner Insurance Complaints Remain LowInsurance Journal

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KXAN.com

State can't help with most unpaid insurance claims | KXAN.com
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- The Texas Department of Insurance claims it can help resolve complaints against insurance companies and boasts of helping Texas ...
Despite Increase in Lawsuits, Texas Homeowner Insurance Complaints Remain LowInsurance Journal

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Despite Increase in Lawsuits, Texas Homeowner Insurance Complaints Remain Low
Insurance Journal
Despite a half million hail claims resulting in a record $4 billion in insured losses last year, homeowner complaints to the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) were the lowest number ever recorded, the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) reports. Record ...

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No easy fight: Group wants title insurance biz opened to competition
Houston Chronicle
The Texas Department of Insurance sets the rates in a public hearing and bases them on data that includes revenues and expenses that title agents and insurers submit annually. Texans for Free Enterprise cites 2016 research by the University of Texas at ...


Dallas News

Worst roofing scheme in Dallas-Fort Worth takes homeowners' insurance, doesn't deliver new roofs
Dallas News
Lawyers involved in a lawsuit against House of Tomorrow say that the Tarrant County district attorney's office and the Texas Department of Insurance are investigating. The DA's office says the Insurance Department is leading the probe. TDI has declined ...

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Worst roofing scheme in Dallas-Fort Worth takes homeowners ...
Dallas News
In the midst of the crime spree that is today's Texas roofing industry, we now find one of the region's great roofing schemes of all time.Almost a...

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Houston Business Journal

Humana, Aetna terminate merger deal
Houston Business Journal
4 companies on the Texas Department of Insurance's list of top accident and health insurers in the state. The list is based on written premium and marketshare using 2013 data. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and Unitedhealthcare held the top two spots.
Statement - News Releases - Investor Info | AetnaNews Releases - Investor Info | Aetna

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Dallas News (blog)

Women's lack of insurance hinders Texas' business success ...
Dallas News (blog)
The health of Texas women directly impacts the welfare of our state. Healthy women create a positive ripple effect for their families and...

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Dallas News (blog)

Women's lack of insurance hinders Texas' business success
Dallas News (blog)
3) A directive to the Texas Department of Insurance to enact and enforce standards for mental health parity in the regulation of insurance plans. The health of Texas women is fundamental to the success of our state, and the time to act is now. Our ...

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San Antonio Business Journal

Texas lawmakers file bill that takes aim at hailstorm insurance 'abuse'
San Antonio Business Journal
The insurance industry's view is that attorneys are circumventing the Texas Department of Insurance's traditional complaint process. Texans for Lawsuit Reform call these “storm chasers.” Roofers and adjusters bring the cases to attorneys, and those ...
Bill takes aim at Hailstorm lawsuit abuseAthens Daily Review

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Austin Business Journal

Texas lawmakers file bill that takes aim at hailstorm insurance 'abuse'
Austin Business Journal
The insurance industry's view is that attorneys are circumventing the Texas Department of Insurance's traditional complaint process. Texans for Lawsuit Reform call these “storm chasers.” Roofers and adjusters bring the cases to attorneys, and those ...
Bill takes aim at Hailstorm lawsuit abuseAthens Daily Review

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