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Examination Resources Expands Its Receivership Team

Examination Resources, LLC (“ER”) is excited to announce the newest members of our Receivership Team. Led by Don Roof, our Managing Director of Receiverships, ER provides Special Deputy Receiver and related services to state insurance regulators across the country. The addition of these experienced individuals to our existing team of receivership, accounting, actuarial, reinsurance, claims,

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ER Results in Action:Commissioner Downing Announces Historic Settlement with State Farm Regarding Unfair Claim Settlement Practices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The parties agreed that certain auto accident claimants were inappropriately denied payment. Helena, MT, February 6, 2024—Troy Downing, the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance (CSI), announced today a settlement with State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (State Farm), wherein State Farm agrees to pay a $2 million fine and to be

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Examination Resources, LLC Expands and Enhances Capabilities with the Acquisition of Taylor-Walker Consulting, LLC

We are thrilled to announce the successful acquisition of Taylor-Walker Consulting, LLC. This strategic move is set to enhance the capabilities of Examination Resources, LLC (ER) to offer a full array of actuarial services to our clients. Scott Garduno and his team joined forces with ER effective January 1, 2024. Scott joined as the Managing Director and will

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ER Results in Action: Tri-Agencies release 2022 and 2023 MHPAEA Comparative Analysis Reports to Congress – Reports show failures to deliver parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits or adequately document NQTL Comparative Analyses

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Treasury announce proposed rules to strengthen Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act WASHINGTON – The departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury today announced an important step in addressing the nation’s mental health crisis by proposing rules to better ensure that people seeking coverage for mental

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ER Leads in Holding Health Insurance Companies Accountable : MN Dept of Commerce fines Medica, HealthPartners for Violating Mental Health Parity Laws Following Market Conduct Examination

HealthPartners fined $150,000 for violating mental health parity laws – KSTP.com 5 Eyewitness News HealthPartners will have to pay a $150,000 fine imposed by the Minnesota Department of Commerce after it was discovered the company violated mental health parity laws. A news release from the Minnesota Department of Commerce states that a market conduct exam

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New Executive Leadership Team Announced!

Rebecca (Becky) Belanger, founder of Examination Resources (ER), is excited to announce her new Executive Leadership Team consisting of Fatameh Aadelvand, Rachelle Gowins, Don Roof, and Christine Thomas. Fatameh Aadelvand has been promoted to Executive Director and Rachelle Gowins and Christine Thomas have been promoted to Managing Director alongside Don Roof. This exciting realignment comes

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Minnesota settles with two life insurers over unpaid policies

By David Phelps, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Tribune Content Agency Dec. 12–The Minnesota Commerce Department announced agreements with two life insurance companies Thursday to increase efforts to find and pay death benefits to beneficiaries of their policyholders. The settlements with Voya (ING) and Lincoln bring to five the number of insurers in the state who have agreed to

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Commerce Commissioner Reaches Settlement with Transamerica and MetLife

Commerce’s intensive market conduct examination unearthed tens of millions in unpaid life insurance policies May 27, 2014 SAINT PAUL, MN – Today, Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman signed Regulatory Settlement Agreements with Transamerica and MetLife that require both insurance companies to pay Minnesota beneficiaries their rightful proceeds from life insurance policies, annuity contracts and retained

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