Navigators News

Louisiana Governor Signs Bill Regulating Insurance ‘Navigators’

Louisiana’s “navigator” organizations that get grants to help consumers enroll in insurance under the federal health care law will have to be licensed by the state. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office announced June 13 that the governor signed Republican Rep. Kevin …

Missouri Legislature OKs Criminal Checks for Health Advisers

Despite a federal court order against their current law, Missouri legislators voted to toughen requirements even further for people seeking to work as insurance guides under President Barack Obama’s health care law. A bill given final approval by the Republican-led …

Bill Would Regulate South Dakota Insurance Exchange Navigators

The navigators who help uninsured people sign up for insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul would be regulated under a bill in the South Dakota Legislature. The sponsor, Sen. Al Novstrup, acknowledges that he opposes the Affordable Care …

Missouri Sued Over Limits on Health Reform Advice

A coalition of medical organizations and health care advocates has sued Missouri over its requirement that only state-licensed counselors can serve as navigators in a program aimed at helping consumers sign up for coverage under the new online health insurance …

Concerns Raised in Louisiana about Navigating Health Exchange

State lawmakers said they are concerned about a shortage of people helping Louisiana residents sign up for new insurance options available under the federal health care law. The worries came up as the House and Senate insurance committees approved state …

Advocates Question Ohio Health ‘Navigators’ Rules

An Ohio legislative panel has cleared new state rules for professionals guiding people through the insurance marketplaces created by the federal health care law, despite concerns from some consumer groups that the regulations create confusion. The rules stem from a …

Health Insurance Navigators in Missouri to Need Licenses

A new Missouri law will require insurance counselors to get state licenses before they can help people search for health plans on an online marketplace. The legislation, Senate Bill 262, signed recently by Gov. Jay Nixon imposes state requirements on …

Ohio Panel Examines Rules for Health ‘Navigators’

Ohio lawmakers are again weighing regulations for a new group of professionals who will help guide consumers through the new health insurance exchanges. So-called “navigators” are expected to help educate consumers and small businesses about the new online marketplaces created …

Ohio House Clears Rules for Health ‘Navigators’

The Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill setting training and certification requirements for a new group of professionals who will help guide consumers through the new health insurance exchange. The so-called health navigators, who may work for community …

AIR Announces Deal with Navigators for Cat Models

AIR Worldwide announced that The Navigators Group, Inc., an international commercial property/casualty specialty insurance holding company, has selected AIR’s CLASIC/2™ and CATRADER® catastrophe modeling solutions to manage its global catastrophe risk. Navigators “will leverage AIR’s catastrophe models to assess risk …