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DOI completes review of individual, small-group health insurance rate filings for 2020 benefit year

The Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) has announced that it has completed its review of the individual and small-group insurance rates filed in the Kentucky market. The rates will be used to calculate insurance premiums for the 2020 benefit year. Kentuckians in the individual market will once again experience changes in premiums and plan offerings. Kentuckians will see an average rate increase...

Atkins appointed commissioner of state Department of Insurance; O’Connor named deputy commissioner

Nancy G. Atkins has been appointed Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI), and Patrick O’Connor has been named Deputy Commissioner of Policy. Atkins is a 33-year veteran of the insurance industry, working as both a licensed agent and employee benefit manager. She previously served as the Deputy Commissioner for DOI, an appointment she held since February. Prior to joining DOI,...