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Feb 02, 2016, 14:31 ET
Jan 29, 2016, 12:46 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Reminds Consumers of January 31 Open Enrollment Deadline; Encourages Shopping Before Enrollment Closes

 Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today reminded consumers that the open enrollment period for purchasing health insurance coverage for...

Jan 20, 2016, 14:43 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Offers Tips on Winter Weather Damage to Homes and Autos

As a major winter storm approaches, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller advised consumers to review their homeowners and auto insurance, to make...

Jan 19, 2016, 12:49 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Announces Proposed Solution to Protect Health Care Consumers from Surprise Balance Bills; Asks for Public Comment

 Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today announced a proposed solution to protect health care consumers from surprise balance bills and is...

Jan 13, 2016, 10:32 ET

PA Insurance Commissioner Testifies in Support of Consumer Protection Bill, Encourages More Private Flood Insurance

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller testified today to a Congressional subcommittee on legislation that would help consumers and is...

Dec 21, 2015, 13:43 ET

Wolf Administration Offers Tips on Home Holiday Safety

 The holiday season is a festive time, which often means homes are decorated and family and friends visit. The Wolf Administration is offering...

Dec 14, 2015, 12:26 ET

Due to High Volume of Purchases, Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Reminds Consumers to Review Coverage Options Before Purchasing a Drone This Holiday Season

In another push for consumer protection, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller reminded consumers today to review their insurance coverage if they...

Dec 11, 2015, 11:29 ET

Wolf Administration Continues Pennsylvania Health Insurance Outreach and Education, Reminds Consumers of December 15 Open Enrollment Deadline

Governor Tom Wolf and Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today continued the Wolf Administration's consumer outreach and education efforts with...

Dec 09, 2015, 13:17 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Reminds Consumers of December 15 Open Enrollment Deadline, Encourages Exploring Options and Shopping

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today reminded consumers that the open enrollment period for purchasing 2016 health insurance coverage under...

Dec 02, 2015, 12:09 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Commends Prudential Insurance for Making Life Insurance Available to HIV-Positive Applicants

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller commended The Prudential Insurance Company of America on its announcement today that it is making...

Nov 24, 2015, 10:09 ET

State Fire and Insurance Commissioners Urge Pennsylvanians to Make Safety a Priority This Thanksgiving

State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay and Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller are reminding Pennsylvanians to celebrate Thanksgiving safely....

Nov 18, 2015, 13:37 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Reminds Consumers About Open Enrollment Period, Encourages Exploring Options and Shopping

 Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today reminded consumers that the open enrollment period for 2016 health insurance coverage is underway....

Nov 09, 2015, 10:26 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Alerts Consumers About Importance of Renters Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller is alerting consumers today about the importance of renters insurance. With the...

Nov 05, 2015, 14:58 ET

PA Insurance Commissioner Alerts Consumers Flu Shots Are Free Under Most Insurance Plans

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today alerted consumers that flu shots are free under most insurance plans, as long as they are given by an...

Nov 03, 2015, 10:07 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner to Champion Consumer Issues on Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced the appointment of Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller as one of twelve members of...

Oct 22, 2015, 11:53 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Launches Health Insurance Outreach to College Students As Start of Open Enrollment Nears

 Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today launched an outreach effort to educate college students, who may soon be buying their own health...

Oct 19, 2015, 12:21 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Warns Drivers of Peak Deer Crash Season, Advises Consumers They Cannot Be Surcharged for Deer-Related Accidents

 Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today reminded drivers that their insurance company cannot add a surcharge to their auto premium for a...

Oct 15, 2015, 10:36 ET

Insurance Department Announces 2016 Affordable Care Act Rates, Decreases Proposed Individual and Small Group Health Insurance Rates by Nearly $81 Million

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today announced 2016 rates for individual and small group health insurance plans offered in Pennsylvania under...

Oct 08, 2015, 13:55 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Congratulates Mature Driver Safety Class, Raises Awareness about Auto Insurance Discounts for Mature Drivers and Teens

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today presented certificates to approximately 20 Pennsylvanians who successfully completed a mature driver...

Oct 02, 2015, 11:58 ET

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Provides Homeowners Information for Filing Storm Damage Claims

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller provided information for homeowners who may need to file storm damage claims if their properties are impacted...