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Free online search tool helps beneficiaries find insurance

Details: Until now that is, thanks to a free online search tool called the Life Insurance Policy Locator Service offered through the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance and by the National

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All major Tennessee health insurance carriers to cover

Details: All of Tennessee’s licensed, major medical insurance carriers have say they'll help in the fight against COVID-19 by covering the cost of testing, according to the Tennessee Department of

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Consumer Reports: Getting prescriptions without insurance

Details: Consumer Reports: Getting prescriptions without insurance One of the last places you want to be surprised is at the pharmacy counter, but it happens from time to time.

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Tennessee human services, insurance commissioners to leave

Details: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF/AP) — Tennessee's human services and insurance commissioners are both leaving their posts to return to private sector roles.

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Open enrollment begins Sunday. Now is the time to explore

Details: Open enrollment begins Sunday. The TN Department of Commerce and Insurance encourages consumers to explore the plans. With an additional carrier offering insurance in the Nashville area, there is

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Medical professionals urge insurance providers to cover

Details: Fox says insurance providers tell her they should have the issues fixed in the coming weeks. "We don’t really have a couple of weeks, to really be able to continue to provide these services for

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Homeowner left without insurance after state says agent

Details: Murfreesboro insurance agent has been banned from all insurance-related activities by state regulators for fraudulent practices after she allegedly took a homeowner's money, but failed to get a

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Is Insurance Commissioner's Work A Conflict Of Interest?

Details: Julie McPeak is Tennessee's insurance commissioner. But she also has the number two job with an insurance industry funded association, which some are calling a conflict of interest.

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What is an 'essential business' under a 'Safer at Home' order

Details: Banks, savings and loans, insurance companies, accounting businesses, and other business that directly support the insurance and financial services sector Legal and judicial services Laundromats

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NewsChannel 5 Nashville WTVF - NewsChannel5.com - Home

Details: NewsChannel 5 is home to Storm 5 Weather and Nashville's news and information leader, bringing you breaking and developing news, weather, traffic and sports coverage from Middle Tennessee.

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Business owners look to insurance for help after bombing

Details: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Businesses and residents impacted by the downtown bombing are turning to their insurance companies for aid. Tuesday, the FBI started letting a select few people back

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Tennessee Healthcare Insurance Co-op Going Out Of Business

Details: Insurance regulators found problems with the Knoxville-based CHA last year and, in January, told the health plan it could not take on any new enrollees. Then in February, the Centers for Medicare

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Tennesseans set to receive "unemployment benefits on steroids"

Details: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Millions of Americans are now out of work because of the coronavirus. But help is on the way. One lawmaker refers to that help as "unemployment insurance on steroids."

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SCOTUS hears arguments on Affordable Care Act

Details: In the midst of a global pandemic, there's a new challenge to millions of Americans’ health insurance. The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on the Affordable Care Act.

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Insurance secret: Why you may be paying more

Details: Insurance companies have told us for years that good drivers get discounts. You hear that in radio and TV commercials all the time. Then you may be stunned by a new report claiming that some good

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How your selfie could affect your insurance - WTVF

Details: In order to be approved for a life insurance policy or know how much your policy will be, your insurance company must look at how you are aging. The faster you're aging, the bigger the risk you

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More customers come forward and accuse Murfreesboro

Details: Two more customers of Universal International Insurance in Murfreesboro are accusing agent and company vice president Kelsey Ketron of taking their money but not securing or renewing their policies.

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Insurance may cover cost to replace spoiled food during

Details: Insurance agent John Trail with the Trail Insurance Group says homeowners and renters insurance policies often cover spoiled food if your power goes out. However, all policies differ; so your best

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Be Your Best: UnitedHealthcare

Details: We learn more about insurance benefit enrollment. Posted at 12:00 PM, Nov 10, 2020 . and last updated 2020-11-10 13:00:03-05.

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Kelsey Ketron to lose insurance license, pay $23,000 fine

Details: Kelsey Ketron has agreed to a "voluntary revocation" of her insurance license and agreed to a $23,000 fine as part of a settlement with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.

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Insurance issues arise as community rebuilds from tornado

Details: Amid the pandemic, middle Tennessee continues to recover from the devastating tornadoes that hit back in March, with homeowners filing thousands of insurance claims to help with the damage.

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Homeowner seeks legal action against insurance after

Details: For homeowners like Jason Harper of Mt. Juliet, he puts the blame on his insurance company. Harper claims State Farm is not providing enough to complete the repairs to his house on Citation Drive.

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State Raising Awareness of Unclaimed Life Insurance Money

Details: The money comes from unpaid life insurance claims that sit idle long after a loved one passes away. The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance says the fact is, when loved ones die, life

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Attorneys for Murfreesboro insurance agent Kelsey Ketron

Details: Attorneys for Murfreesboro insurance agent Kelsey Ketron asked and got more time in the insurance fraud case against her by the Tennessee Division of Insurance. The state is seeking to revoke her

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Your homeowner's or renter's insurance won't help much

Details: Insurance costs are higher for older homes, houses that have more than one story, those built on sandy soil instead of clay or rock and those that are not up to code, the California Department of

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Insurance Doesn't Always Cover Rideshare Drivers

Details: Her insurance company denied her claim because she was technically "logged on" to the app and was waiting for a customer request. In Tennessee, drivers who work for Uber or Lyft, which has been

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Fake ‘slip and fall’ insurance claims can cost you

Details: The man then filed a false insurance claim for the ambulance service and his hospital visit, but after investigators saw surveillance video of the fall, they charged him with insurance fraud.

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State to give benefits to those quarantined, unemployed

Details: The Tennessee Department of Labor is also working to help with the use of the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. It will allow those who have been quarantined or have lost their jobs to receive

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New questions about former state commissioner's side job

Details: Former state Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Hodgen Mainda had a contract to work for his previous employer, the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga, while he worked for the state. He did not

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Why free life insurance at work might not be enough

Details: Free life insurance at work is a sweet deal. The employer pays for the coverage, and all you have to do is sign up during open enrollment for employee benefits.

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Search warrant reveals what police found in raid of Ketron

Details: In the search warrant affidavit, Murfreesboro Police detective Christopher Pitts wrote that "a check with the State of Tennessee Insurance License registry shows Ms. Ketron's insurance license

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Financial Advisor Accused Of Defrauding Clients

Details: The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance recommends that you say "no" to anyone who pushes you to make an immediate decision on an investment. And make sure the financial advisor and their

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Uninsured clinic sees uptick in patients who lost health

Details: NASHVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) — As more people go without work, the higher the chances they’ll lose their employer-sponsored health insurance. One Middle Tennessee uninsured health company says they

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Uber driver involved in crash warns other drivers of

Details: An Uber driver involved in an accident while on the clock is being forced to pay thousands of dollars to fix her car, and she said the reason is a loophole other rideshare drivers need to know about.

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County commissioner calls for special meeting on Ketron

Details: Attorneys for Murfreesboro insurance agent Kelsey Ketron asks judge for more time in fraud case Homeowner left without insurance after state says agent took the money and failed to get a policy

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Genetic testing kits could cause insurance premiums to rise

Details: Insurance premiums are determined by what sort of risk a person poses to their insurance company. This means that learning more about your heritage and the health conditions in your family history

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Governor Haslam Defends Insurance Commissioner

Details: Governor Haslam came to the defense of his Commerce and Insurance Commissioner, Julie McPeak, after NewsChannel 5 Investigates revealed she has traveled extensively outside of Tennessee on all

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Title insurance: What it is and why you (probably) need it

Details: Title insurance protects the insured from a financial loss related to the ownership of a property. There are two policies in the mix at a home loan closing: the lender’s policy, which is

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Medical Debt Rescue: Even with insurance families struggle

Details: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — For a woman stuck with thousands of dollars in medical bills there is a cruel kind of irony to the fact that Marcella Windrow works for a health insurance billing

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9 companies with the most work-from-home job openings

Details: Ann Poirier is a mom who didn't want to be away from her 1-year-old daughter 10 hours a day anymore. So she decided to work from home. "When I had my daughter a year-and-a-half ago, I decided that

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Rutherford County mayor's daughter facing more than 70

Details: Investigators say Ketron is now charged with 30 counts of impersonating a licensed professional, 14 counts of money laundering, 12 counts of aggravated perjury, five counts of fraudulent insurance

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Tennessee unemployment officials say pandemic programs

Details: These benefits were made available for those working jobs not traditionally covered by unemployment insurance. Semette Milliken-Simmons was one of the thousands who had to wait to receive any

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Recalls Fatal Plane Crash

Details: A plane crash killed the lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1977, and 40 years later, the drummer for Lynyrd Skynyrd, Artimus Pyle, can still remember that day. He recalled the plane crash and the

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New law will allows patients to see prices of health care

Details: The Tennessee Right to Shop Act requires health insurance companies to create an interactive digital marketplace for people seeking healthcare. It would show prices of services ranging from x-rays

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Cigna announces plan that caps monthly insulin prices at $25

Details: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — As insulin prices continue to skyrocket, one insurance company announced plans to cap monthly insulin costs at $25.. Cigna debuted the new plan on Wednesday. The

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Can I get last-minute insurance for Hurricane Matthew?

Details: Insurance companies will obtain what’s called an “insurance-based credit score,” a score designed to predict whether you’re likely to file a claim. The score could also determine if you

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More than a week later, FBI avoids terror label for bombing

Details: It's also drawn questions from downtown businesses owners whose insurance coverage could be affected by the bureau’s assessment. So far, the FBI says it has found no evidence that the bomber was

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School district haggles with insurance company following

Details: MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WTVF) — The school district in Wilson County is in negotiations with an insurance company regarding two schools that were hit by a tornado in March. Several sad citizens

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Contractor charged with theft, accused of taking money for

Details: Sheriff's officials say the victim filed a complaint with the Commerce and Insurance Division of Consumer Affairs. It met the requirements for contractor fraud.

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Older job seekers find experience, education may not be

Details: For decades she’s worked in HR, insurance, and mortgage lending, which she thought could be a valuable experience to any prospective employer. When jobs continued to turn her down, she began

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