Monday, June 8, 2009

Who is... The Kansas Insurance Department?

The Kansas Insurance Department is an executive office that regulates the insurance business in Kansas. This department regulates and reviews insurance companies, educates consumers, assists consumers, licenses insurance agents and requires continuing education. The department ensures that you, the insurance consumer, are treated fairly and promptly.

Department Head: Commissioner Sandy Praeger


Department may be contacted by calling toll-free 1-800-432-2484 (in Kansas only) or e-mail at commissioner@ksinsurance.org

If you have concerns about an agency you've been working with and wish to file a complaint, you can do so at http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/complaint.htm

If you feel that you may be the victim of insurance fraud, find out more about what can be done at http://www.ksinsurance.org/fraud/fraud.htm

You can search for insurance agency or agent information at http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/companysearch.htm

Thinking about starting a small business and want to know the best ways to insure your family and employees? Learn more at http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/smbusiness.htm

You can learn more about the insurance business and how you can find the best policies to fit your needs through the "Insure U" site at http://www.ksinsurance.org/insureu/index.htm

The insurance department has several publications that help you learn even more about the insurance industry:

ABC's of insurance http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/docs/Primer_Online.pdf

Auto insurance shopping guide http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/docs/2008AutoSGOnline.pdf

Factors to weigh when buying health insurance http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/docs/2008Healthbook.pdf

Homeowner and renter's insurance shopping guide http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/docs/2008HomeSGOnline.pdf

How to perform a personal inventory for insurance purposes http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/docs/HomeInventory.pdf

Life insurance, the basics http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/docs/KANSASLifeBooklet2004.pdf

Find many more publications at http://www.ksinsurance.org/consumers/publications.htm

2 comments:

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