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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today on Thursday asked all health insurance companies to immediately waive certain prior authorization requirements in an effort to ease hospitalizations and to provide for better care for patients.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, has announced North Carolina is the first

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced Friday that the Wake County Superior Court has granted him flexibility so he can help people holding annuity contracts with two insurance companies, Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Co. and Bankers Life Insurance Co., now in rehabilitation under the Department’s oversight.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is pleased that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has agreed to financially help consumers who may be in economic need during the COVID-19 pandemic.   The state’s largest health insurer announced today it will issue $200 million in retail cards to more than 600,000 eligible subscribers.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the Chair of Safe Kids N.C., is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

The Safe Kids N.C. team is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, more people are installing backyard swimming pools in North Carolina, making the risk of drowning more prevalent. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as Safe Kids N.C. Chair, reminds all families of the dangers of drowning.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has obtained and distributed 10,000 respirator masks to use as personal protective equipment (PPE) for firefighters on the front line battling the coronavirus.

As a result of the social distancing guidelines due to the coronavirus pandemic, our homes have become our offices, schools and playgrounds. With children spending more time at home while parents are navigating priorities, it is challenging to stay focused on everything at once which means that injuries for kids may be on the rise.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is working with insurance companies so they can provide financial assistance to consumers during the COVID-19 health emergency.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey joins the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud in urging residents to be on guard against scammers preying on fears related to the coronavirus pandemic.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has requested that Governor Roy Cooper determine that financial services, including insurance services, be deemed essential businesses that will remain open to the public throughout the COVID-19 health emergency.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has asked the state’s insurance companies to be economically flexible with consumers in light of the COVID-19 health emergency.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has asked the state’s  insurance companies to unify processes and remove barriers to make it easier for citizens to obtain diagnostic testing and treatment needed for COVID-19.  

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has directed all health benefit plans licensed by the N.C. Department of Insurance to allow for extra prescriptions as a result of the state of emergency declared by Governor Roy Cooper.

The North Carolina Department of Insurance is ready and prepared in case of a coronavirus outbreak in the state.

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