Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - News

For Immediate Release: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
Media Contact: Dawn Dovre, 605.773.3094

Insurance Division Statement on President Obama's Announcement Regarding One Year Extension for Existing Plans

PIERRE, S.D. -- The following is a statement from State Insurance Director Merle Scheiber on the Obama Administration's announcement regarding policy cancellations and the role of state insurance regulators:

"The Division of Insurance is sorting through the logistics of how this announcement will impact insureds and carriers. The President's new direction requires a detailed analysis in order to identify the best options for consumers and businesses. We will do what is best for South Dakotans and are demanding more details regarding this policy change."

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* Scheiber (SHY’- bur)





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