DOI Director Shares Health Insurance Tips for Consumers

Wednesday October 19, 2022

Contact: Julie Robinson, 208-334-4312

BOISE, ID (October 19, 2022) – On Friday, October 14, 2022, Idaho Department of Insurance  Director and National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) President Dean L. Cameron talked to nearly 30 TV and radio stations as he shared important information for consumers nationwide on the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, surprise billing protections, questions to ask before switching or signing up for a health plan, how to navigate increased plan marketing, and more.

“I encourage viewers to contact their trusted local agent and the Idaho Department of Insurance with any questions they have during open enrollment season,” said Director Cameron. Open enrollment is currently underway through December 7, 2022 for Medicare Advantage plans, and through December 15, 2022 for ACA plans.

A video of Director Cameron’s key points is available to share with consumers:


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About the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

As part of our state-based system of insurance regulation in the United States, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) provides expertise, data, and analysis for insurance commissioners to effectively regulate the industry and protect consumers. The U.S. standard-setting organization is governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Through the NAIC, state insurance regulators establish standards and best practices, conduct peer reviews, and coordinate regulatory oversight. NAIC staff supports these efforts and represents the collective views of state regulators domestically and internationally.

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