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Consumer Alerts

Department consumer alerts

Date Posted 2022 Consumer Alerts
Aug 15

Assignment of Benefits

Tips before signing an AOB agreement

Jan 26

Update on COVID-19 testing process

Update to insurance coverage of COVID-19 testing

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News Releases

Department news releases

Date Posted 2023 News Releases
Jan 13

Ins Department recovers millions for policyholders

Insurance Department recovers 7.6 million for Kansas policyholders.

Jan 9

Schmidt sworn in as Insurance Commissioner

Vicki Schmidt is sworn in for second term as Kansas Insurance Commissioner.

Jan 6

Arizona man pleads guilty to securities fraud

Commissioner Schmidt announces Arizona man ordered to pay and serve time in prison.

Jan 4

New Public Affairs Manager

Commissioner Schmidt names new Public Affairs Manager.

Date Posted 2022 News Releases
Dec 19

Ho Ho Hoax!

Helpful fraud prevention lessons

Dec 15

Tips for the holiday

Holiday tips for helping family fight financial fraud

Dec 14

Employee receives award

Kansas Insurance Department employee receives national service award.

Nov 16

Ike, Interstate and Insurance: Tips for the Holiday Travel Season

Before you hit the road, Commissioner Schmidt gives a few travel tips.

Oct 27

SmartInvestKS.com helps Kansans this Halloween

SmartInvestKS.com helps Kansans avoid tricks and find treats.

Oct 24

Health Insurance Market Overview

Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt unveils 2023 Health Insurance Market overview.

Oct 10

Fire Prevention – Kiddo Edition

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt would like to highlight several kid-friendly fire prevention efforts Kansans should consider.

Sep 27

Millions in life insurance funds remain unclaimed in Kansas

Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt highlights a lost and found search program as part of life insurance awareness month.

Sep 19

Investor empowerment website relaunch

Kansas Insurance Department announces relaunch of investor empowerment website.

Sep 7

Insurance Department recovers millions

Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt announces the recovery of millions for Kansans.

Sep 6

Happy Labor Day

Get to know a few things about workers compensation insurance.

Aug 17

Commissioner names new director

Commissioner Schmidt names new Director of Government and Public Affairs.

Jul 25

Back to School Tips

Insurance tips for back to school college students

Jun 28

Kansas firefighters distribution

The Kansas Insurance Department recently made its annual distribution to local Firefighter Relief Associations.

Jun 15

Security fee halt for second year

The Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner announces continuation of its moratorium on securities act fees.

Apr 28

Trees and severe weather

Preventing an arbor from becoming a financial anchor.

Apr 19

Severe Weather Season

Don’t let severe weather uproot your financial well-being.

Apr 13

Lowering Your Tax Burden

April is Financial Literacy Month.

Mar 15

Investment Tips: Avoiding a pot of fool’s gold

Tips on investing in gold.

Feb 23

White-collar criminal begins criminal sentence

The Kansas Insurance Department announced a Maryland man received sentencing for securities fraud.

Feb 18

Emergency medical bills on decline

Budget-busting emergency medical bills are on the decline.

Feb 14

Don’t let Cupid’s arrow pierce the pocketbook

Tips to not fall victim to investment fraud

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