Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Call us at (800) 940-3002
The Delaware Insurance Commissioner and Department
841 Silver Lake Blvd
Dover, DE 19904
The Insurance Commissioner's Office consists of four divisions:
Bureau of Company Examination, Rehabilitation & Guaranty
To ensure reliable insurance coverage at reasonable rates for Delaware consumers,
Reviews applications to do business in Delaware
Monitors the financial operations of the 1,500 foreign and 150 domestic insurers
licensed in Delaware
Monitors the market conduct of insurers operating in Delaware
Approves or contests their rate filing
Rehabilitates or liquidates financially impaired insurers
Consumer Services & Investigations Division
Provides information on how to make decisions that can lower the cost of insurance
and increase the value the consumer receives.
Assists consumers in resolving conflicts with insurance companies, health coverage
providers, and agents.
Provides arbitration hearings as a low-cost alternative to civil litigation to resolve
disputed consumer claims.
Investigates concerns regarding all types of insurance and utilizes consumer input
to review market trends, statute and rule violations, and to develop changes to
the insurance law.
Producer Licensing & Continuing Education Division
To ensure competency and ethical conduct by insurance agents, brokers, limited agents,
adjusters, appraisers, and consultants, the Division:
Develops and administers tests for entry into the field
Maintains permanent records on the 33,000 insurance professionals
Administers the Continuing Education Program
Provides consumers information about licensing status of a producer
Fraud Prevention Bureau
To reduce the cost of insurance fraud to consumers, the Bureau:
Investigates property and casualty, auto, life, health, workers compensation, provider
and agent insurance fraud.
Provides a focal point for the anti-fraud efforts of insurance company investigators,
law enforcement agencies, and prosecutors to achieve a cooperative and coordinated
approach to the detection, investigation, and prosecution of insurance fraud.
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