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Producer News Flash Regarding Small Group Health Plans Sold at Unapproved Rates by Sierra Health And Life

The Nevada Division of Insurance (Division) has become aware that two small group PPO plans offered in Nevada by Sierra Health and Life were sold with rates that were not approve by the Division. It is estimated that at least 60 employers in Nevada may have been affected. Read More

Consumer Alert: Small Group Health Plans Sold at Unapproved Rates by Sierra Health and Life

The Nevada Division of Insurance (Division) has become aware that two small group PPO plans offered in Nevada by Sierra Health and Life were sold with rates that were not approved by the Division. It is estimated that at least 60 employers in Nevada may have been affected. Read More

Advice for Seniors During Medicare Open Enrollment

Seniors who would like to review and possibly change their Medicare health and prescription drug coverage for 2015 can now do so until Dec. 7, 2014 when the Medicare Open Enrollment period closes.
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Nevada Division of Insurance Announces Smart Phone App and New Health Insurance Website

The Nevada Division of Insurance announces today the launch of its new smartphone app NDOI Connect and the Health Insurance website NVInsurance101.com.
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2015 Health Insurance Plans and Rates Approved and Available Online

Nevadans who purchase health insurance on their own or through a small business can now see how much it will cost in 2015 at healthrates.doi.nv.gov.
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Nevada Division of Insurance Seeks Consumers Impacted by Sensible Home Warranty

The Nevada Division of Insurance is seeking information from consumers in Nevada who have outstanding unpaid claims against the Nevada-based company, Sensible Home Warranty.

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Commissioner Kipper Reappointed to the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the reappointment of Nevada Commissioner of Insurance Scott J. Kipper to serve as a member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance.

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Nevada Division of Insurance Posts 2015 Proposed Health Insurance Rates Online

Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper announces that the Nevada Division of Insurance has received and made available online the proposed health insurance rates for plan year 2015 for the individual and small group markets in Nevada. These proposed rates are for plans sold both on and off Nevada’s health insurance exchange.

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Nevada Division of Insurance and NAIC Announce Educational Initiative in Support of State-Based Insurance Regulation

The Nevada Division of Insurance, in partnership with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), launched ‘Protecting the Future,’ an educational initiative about the indispensable role state-based insurance regulation plays in strengthening the U.S. economy this month.

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Nevada Division of Insurance Informs Consumers about Insurance Issues Surrounding Ride-Sharing Technology Companies

As ride-sharing technology services gain popularity across the country, the Nevada Division of Insurance is informing Nevada consumers that such for-profit ride-sharing arrangements can put them at risk of being uninsured. Read More

Nevada Division of Insurance Announces Title Insurance and Escrow Rate Comparison Tool

The Nevada Division of Insurance announces the launch of a new title insurance and escrow rate comparison tool online at doi.nv.gov. The purpose of this tool is to help consumers make educated title insurance decisions when they are purchasing or refinancing a house.
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Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month – Take action and review your home insurance

There are many things to do to prepare your home for fire, it’s also important to have adequate insurance to protect yourself financially if a fire were to damage your home. To do this, the Nevada Division of Insurance recommends that you conduct a home inventory and an annual policy review.
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State Regulators Meet with President Obama on ACA

Members of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) met today with President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden and senior members of the administration to discuss 2015 enrollment issues under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

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Nevada Division of Insurance to Host Network Adequacy Listening Sessions

The purpose of these listening sessions will be to solicit informal feedback from the public, provider communities and insurance providers as to their informal concerns regarding Network Adequacy for health plans and policies being sold in Nevada. Read More

Nevada Division of Insurance Publishes Revised Qualified Health/Dental Plan Implementation Timeline for Plan Year 2015

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Nevada Experiences Record Growth as a Captive Domicile

Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper announced today that with the recent approval of Nevada’s 150th active Captive Insurer, the state has more active Captives than ever before in its history as a Captive domicile.

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Nevada Division of Insurance recovered $3,831,959 for Nevadans in 2013

The consumer protection efforts of the Nevada Division of Insurance resulted in the recovery of $3,831,959 from insurance companies to Nevada Consumers in 2013.

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Nevada Division of Insurance Offers Auto Accident Tips to Las Vegas Drivers

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department recently announced that effective March 3, 2014 it will no longer respond to or accept accident reports for minor, non-injury car accidents on city and county streets in the Las Vegas area. In order to help area residents who are unsure of what to do in an accident, the Nevada Division of Insurance (Division) offers the following tips.

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Nevada Division of Insurance Publishes Issue Brief on Network Adequacy and Solicitation of Comments


Nevada Workers’ Compensation Loss Costs See Small Increase in 2014

Many Nevada employers will see a small increase in the premiums they pay for workers’ compensation insurance this year.

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Producer News Flash Regarding Division of Insurance Health Insurance Rate Website

In an effort to help consumers, producers and brokers navigate the health insurance market, the Nevada Division of Insurance has made all individual and small group approved rates and plan documents, both on and off the Exchange, available on its website.

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Statement from the Nevada Division of Insurance Regarding the Affordable Care Act

The Nevada Division of Insurance is the primary consumer protection agency for insurance programs in Nevada. Its ultimate mission is to protect Nevada consumers, ensure a healthy insurance industry, and maintain a fair regulatory environment.

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Commissioner Kipper and Attorney General Masto Warn Nevadans to be Wary of Affordable Care Act Fraud

Now that open enrollment has begun for health insurance plans affected by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Nevadans need to be wary of scammers looking to take advantage of consumer’s uncertainty surrounding this law.
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Joint Investigation of Attorney General and Division of Insurance Results In 34-Count Indictment of Three Men Arrested For Robbery With a Deadly Weapon

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced that three Nevadans have been indicted by a Clark County Grand Jury on several felonies.
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State Insurance Regulators Work on Long-Term Care Insurance


June 11, 2013
On June 11 the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) concluded an Interim Meeting on long-term care insurance regulatory developments. 

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Nevada Division of Insurance announces new website and guide to the Affordable Care Act


May 21, 2013
The Nevada Division of Insurance (Division) is excited to announce the launch of its new website at doi.nv.gov. The website provides Nevada consumers with comprehensive information about insurance and healthcare reform in Nevada. Members of the insurance industry will also find a wealth of information about doing business in Nevada.

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2013 Nevada Insurance Market Report Available Now

May 9, 2013
The 2013 Nevada Insurance Market Report published by the Division of Insurance for the 77th Legislative Session is available online now.

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Statement regarding the death of William McCune

April 8, 2013
It is with the deepest sense of sorrow that the Nevada Division of Insurance must report the loss of our friend and colleague, Chief Insurance Examiner William “Bill” McCune.

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Nevada Offers 24-Hour Captive Application Approval, Reduced Fees

March 09, 2013
Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper announced today an expedited approval process for single parent and 831b captive insurance company applications that will allow applications to be approved within 24 hours.

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Decker Appointed Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Services at Nevada Division of Insurance

February 12, 2013
Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper announced today that Joseph R. Decker has been named Deputy Commissioner of Insurance at the Nevada Division of Insurance. Mr. Decker who will start on February 18, will be based in the Division’s Las Vegas office and will manage the Consumer Services Section.

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Nevada Division of Insurance recovered $3,998,508 for Nevadans in 2012

February 6, 2013
Carson City, Nev. – Nevada policy holders recovered $3,998,508 from insurance companies due to Nevada Division of Insurance assistance in 2012. A recovery is the amount of monetary compensation or relief received by a consumer as a result of a filed consumer complaint against an insurance company.

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Scam Alert: Beware of Robocallers Promising Lower Insurance Rates

February 4, 2013
Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper is warning Nevadans about a telephone scam circulating in Nevada.

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Nevada Workers’ Compensation Loss Costs See Small Increase in 2013

January 28, 2013
Many Nevada employers will see a small increase in the premiums they pay for workers’ compensation insurance this year.

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Stay Protected at Home and Conduct a Year End Insurance Policy Review

December 13, 2012
As the holiday season is in full swing, most families are not thinking about insurance. But as the year comes to an end, it’s a good idea to conduct a home inventory and year end insurance policy review. This is the best way to make sure that your home and possessions have the insurance protection they need.

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Nevada Division of Insurance Seeking Public Input on Essential Health Benefits

September 20, 2012
The Nevada Division of Insurance (NVDOI) is seeking public input on the selection of Nevada’s essential health benefits plan. The essential health benefits plan for Nevada will be the benchmark set of health care services that will be required in all individual and small group health insurance plans starting in 2014.

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How to Read Your Insurance Policy

August 7, 2012

When it’s time to file a claim, you turn to your insurance company. When you file a claim, your insurance company turns to your policy.

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54,290 Nevadans to Receive Rebates from Health Insurance Companies

July 24, 2012
Some consumers in Nevada can soon expect to receive rebates from their health insurance companies. A provision of the federal Affordable Care Act requires that health insurance companies spend a certain percent of a consumer’s premium dollars on medical care and quality improvement. This is called a medical loss ratio. Those companies that didn’t meet the medical loss ratio standard in 2011 will be required to provide rebates to their policyholders no later than August 1.

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State of Nevada Division of Insurance Now on Facebook and Twitter

Jul 23, 2012
Consumers can now connect with the Nevada Division of Insurance (NV DOI) through Facebook and Twitter. The NV DOI will be sharing agency news, tips about insurance and information on how to file a complaint on Twitter and on Facebook. Consumers can also ask the NV DOI questions about insurance through the sites.

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Don’t Get Caught with Just One Minute of Insurance Coverage

June 27, 2012
Did you know that you do not have insurance on the expiration date of your auto insurance? This is because your auto insurance policy expires at 12:01 a.m.. This means that you only have one minute of coverage on the expiration date listed on your insurance ID card.

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Insurance Commissioner Kipper to host town hall meetings in Eastern Nevada

June 6, 2012
Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper will be visiting the communities of Winnemucca, Elko and Ely to host local town hall meetings. These informative town hall meetings will provide the opportunity for citizens of Nevada’s rural communities to learn about the services offered by the Nevada Division of Insurance (NV DOI).

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 24, 2012
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and the Nevada Division of Insurance is reminding riders that their motorcycle insurance is an important way to stay protected. With 76 percent of motorcycle accidents in Nevada resulting in injury, it’s important to review your insurance and make sure it provides the protection you need and want.

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Nevada Wildfire Awareness Week - A time to review your homeowner’s insurance

April 26, 2012
Nevada’s insurance carriers have reported to the Nevada Division of Insurance (Division) that they have received around 1,100 claims as a result of the Caughlin Ranch and Washoe Drive fires. The dollar amount of these claims, mostly due to fire, wind or smoke damage is approaching $35 million.

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Three Insurance Tips to Stay Protected on the Road

April 2, 2012
Just because you have auto insurance it doesn’t mean you have all the protection you might want. Nevada drivers need to understand that the minimum liability insurance required by Nevada law may not fully protect them. This coverage takes effect only if you are liable for an accident and it pays for the injuries to others or damages to their property.

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Nevada Workers’ Compensation Loss Costs See Small Increase in 2012

March 1, 2012
Many Nevada employers will see a small increase in the premiums they pay for workers’ compensation insurance in 2012. Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper has approved a filing from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) for an average increase of 1 percent for Nevada workers’ compensation voluntary insurance loss costs.

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Nevada Division of Insurance offers assistance to victims of Washoe Drive Fire

January 20, 2012
Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper urges residents affected by the Washoe Drive fire to contact the Nevada Division of Insurance (Division) at (888) 872-3234 if they have questions about insurance or need assistance with insurance claims.

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