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2011 News Releases - Texas Department of Insurance

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December 14, 2011
TDI Announces October Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions that became final during October 2011.

December 12, 2011
4th Year Decrease in Work-Related Injuries, Illnesses in 2010
Texas reported a fourth year decrease in the number of work-related injuries and illnesses requiring days off work in 2010.

November 22, 2011
Commissioner Kitzman Statement on NAIC Resolution
Commissioner Kitzman issues statement on NAIC resolution urging Congress to amend the Medical Loss Ratio provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure consumer access to agents and brokers.

November 3, 2011
Texas Nonfatal Occupational Injuries, Illnesses Declined in 2010
AUSTIN, TX - Private industry workplaces in Texas reported a seven percent decrease in nonfatal injuries and illnesses during 2010 with a total of 189,841.

November 3, 2011
Texas Insurance Regulator Wins Top National Award
AUSTIN - The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) presented its highest award to Danny Saenz of the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) at its fall 2011 meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.

October 31, 2011
TDI Announces September Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions that became final during September 2011.

October 17, 2011
TDI-DWC Announces September Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).

October 17, 2011
TDI-DWC Announces 2011 Performance Based Oversight Results
AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation, has released results of the 2011 Health Care Provider performance based oversight assessment.

October 11, 2011
TDI Announces August Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions that became final during August 2011.

October 5, 2011
14 Companies Approved to Self-Insure Workers’ Compensation
AUSTIN, TX - Some 14 companies, employing about 188,000 Texans, have been approved to self-insure their workers' compensation claims for a one-year period.

October 5, 2011
TDI-DWC Hosts Educational Sessions on the Pharmacy Closed Formulary
AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation is hosting educational sessions on the pharmacy closed formulary in October and November at its field offices around the state.

October 3, 2011
Regional Workplace Safety Summit Offered in Lubbock on October 19
AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation will present a regional workplace safety workshop on October 19 in Lubbock.

October 3, 2011
Division of Workers’ Compensation Victoria Office Closes 11/1
AUSTIN, TX - Effective November 1, 2011, the Victoria Field Office of the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) will close permanently.

September 28, 2011
Work-Related Fatalities Decreased in Texas in 2010
This is summary.

September 21, 2011
Division of Workers' Compensation Announces August Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).

September 19, 2011
Workers’ Compensation Benefit Rates Set for 10/1/11 through 9/20/12
The weekly rates for workers’ compensation income benefits has been set at $787 and the minimum weekly benefit rate has been set at $118 for October 1, 2011, through September 20, 2012.

September 6, 2011
In the Event of a Fire Loss Covered by Insurance
Wildfires are affecting dozens of communities in Texas. If you have a fire loss, the Texas Department of Insurance has information to help you understand your coverage and protect your interests.

September 1, 2011
TDI Announces July Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions taken by the Commissioner of Insurance that became final during July 2011.

August 15, 2011
TDI Announces June Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions final during June 2011, including seven license revocations, two license denials and fines and restitution totaling $285,521.

August 9, 2011
Division of Workers’ Compensation System Data Report Available Online
AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation is offering a new interactive online report containing workers’ compensation system data.

August 9, 2011
Division of Workers' Compensation Announces Recent Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - Commissioner of Workers' Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation (TDI-DWC).

July 11, 2011
TDI Announces May Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions taken by Commissioner Mike Geeslin that became final during May 2011.

June 28, 2011
12 Companies Approved to Self-Insure for Workers' Compensation
AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation approved twelve renewals of the Certificates of Authority for companies to self-insure their workers’ compensation claims.

June 13, 2011
San Marcos Company Receives Safety Award at Texas Safety Summit
AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Insurance – Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) recognized CFAN Company of San Marcos with the Peer Review Safety Award for exemplary safety programs on May 12 at the 15th Annual Safety and Health Conference, the Texas Safety Summit, in Austin.

June 13, 2011
TDI Announces April Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions taken by Commissioner Mike Geeslin that became final during April 2011.

June 13, 2011
Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces May Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).

June 1, 2011
Division of Workers’ Compensation Missouri City Office Closes July 5
AUSTIN, TX - Effective Tuesday, July 5, 2011, the Missouri City Field Office of the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) will close permanently.

May 23, 2011
Insurance Protection Key to Hurricane Preparation
Hurricane season starts June 1, and the Texas Department of Insurance encourages everyone to check if home insurance, inventories or safety plans need updating.

May 18, 2011
Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces April Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).

May 6, 2011
TDI: Know Your Life Insurance Beneficiary Claim Forms
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Insurance is encouraging beneficiaries to carefully read the terms of their claim form and accompanying brochures when filing a life insurance policy death claim.

May 3, 2011
TDI Announces March Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions taken by Commissioner Mike Geeslin that became final during March 2011.

May 2, 2011
Workers’ Compensation Data Assists in Child Support Enforcement
AUSTIN, TX - Commissioner of Workers' Compensation Rod Bordelon has signed a data sharing agreement to assist federal and state officials in identifying individual delinquent in their child support obligations.

April 15, 2011
In the Event of a Loss Covered by Insurance
As the recent wildfire situation in Texas has shown, a disaster can occur in any part of the state and often with little or no warning. The following information can help you understand your coverage and protect your interests if you have to file an insurance claim.

April 14, 2011
Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces March Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).

April 5, 2011
TDI Announces February Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions taken by Commissioner Mike Geeslin that became final during February 2011.

April 11, 2011
10 Companies Approved to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation, has approved one initial application and nine renewals to self-insure their workers' compensation claims for a one-year period.

March 31, 2011
TDI Secures Benefits to Settle Race-Based Insurance Claims
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance has reached a settlement with Texas Imperial Life Insurance Company to secure additional benefits to African-American consumers historically sold various types of insurance policies at higher rates than policies sold to whites.

March 24, 2011
Media Advisory: TWIA Management Changes
The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) Board of Directors has named a new acting general manager and announced a transition plan that includes hiring a new general manager.

March 11, 2011
TDI Announces January Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions taken by Commissioner Mike Geeslin that became final during January 2011.

March 9, 2011
TDI-DWC Announces February Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN, TX — Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).

March 3, 2011
Media Advisory: TDI Places TWIA Under Administrative Oversight
On Monday February 28, 2011 the Commissioner placed the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) under Administrative Oversight.

February 11, 2011
TDI-DWC Announces January Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN, TX - Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).

February 3, 2011
Home Heating Tips for Staying Safe and Warm
AUSTIN – As the temperatures drop, the risk of fire related property loss, injury and death increases. The Texas State Fire Marshal's Office reminds everyone that home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season.

February 1, 2011
TDI Announces December Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Insurance today announced enforcement actions taken by Commissioner Mike Geeslin that became final during December 2010.

January 31, 2011
Avoid Home Damage from Frozen Pipes
AUSTIN - With the approach of colder weather, Texas residents are reminded that a fast-moving cold front can cause temperatures to drop below freezing within hours.

January 14, 2011
Division of Workers’ Compensation December Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN, TX - Commissioner of Workers' Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation (TDI-DWC).

January 6, 2011
Division Approves 12 Companies to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation Claims
AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation approved certificates for twelve companies that employ approximately 20,700 employees in Texas to continue to self-insure their workers' compensation claims for a one-year period.



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