Obamacare Navigators Subject to Strict State Laws

csimt 2013, Insurance, Press Release

Individuals who help Montanans enroll in insurance under Obamacare this fall are subject to the same strict privacy laws governing insurance companies and are subject to fines and prosecution for failing to keep Montanans’ personal information private, Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen said Tuesday.

Lindeen Approves BCBS Montana Acquisition

csimt 2013, Insurance, Press Release

Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen approved on Thursday the acquisition of Montana’s Blue Cross Blue Shield by Illinois-based Health Care Services Corporation after both insurance companies agreed to a long list of requirements – including that HCSC maintain its 450-person Montana workforce, create 100 new jobs in Montana, and keep its administrative costs below Blue Cross Blue Shield’s levels.

Health Insurance Rates Steady Under Obamacare

csimt 2013, Insurance, Press Release

Montanans buying health insurance in the state’s federally built insurance Marketplace can expect to pay a little less on average than what they would have paid had “Obamacare” never passed, according to statistics released this week from Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen.