Tag Archives: Bill Deal

Feds open health insurance pool for Idahoans with pre-existing conditions

Idahoans struggling to buy health insurance due to pre-existing medical conditions can now apply for a federally-backed plan that’s one of the new changes of health care laws signed by President Barack Obama earlier this year. The U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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Insurance director responds to AARP about Idaho opting out of high-risk pool

The director of the Idaho Department of Insurance said his agency advised Gov. Butch Otter to opt out of a new federally-funded high-risk health insurance pool for people with pre-existing medical conditions.  Director Bill Deal repeated statements by the governor’s … Continue reading

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Clark, Otter discuss new bail licensing (video)

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter held a signing ceremony Tuesday for legislation that allows the Idaho Department of Insurance (DOI) to license bail bond agents.  The legislation was approved overwhelmingly in the Idaho House and Senate, with only one “no” vote … Continue reading

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Insurance department warns of phony health care scam

New federal health care legislation could be leading to a new health care scam, according to the Idaho Department of Insurance (DOI).  Other states are reporting consumer complaints of people posing as government insurance agents try to sell new insurance … Continue reading

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