Maryland Insurance Administration News

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Birrane Sees State as Leader in Tech Innovation

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Birrane has been in her new role for nearly two months, and she already has big plans for the state to establish itself as a leader in the tech space. “I’d like to see Maryland at …

Redmer Reflects on Time as Maryland Insurance Commissioner, Talks Future Plans

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. will leave his regulatory role and step into his new position as executive director of Maryland Auto Insurance on Monday, bringing with him a legacy as Maryland’s longest serving insurance commissioner. Maryland Auto Insurance, …

Governor Hogan Appoints New Maryland Insurance Commissioner

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Friday he has appointed Kathleen Birrane to be Maryland’s insurance commissioner. Hogan announced the appointment to replace Al Redmer, who has been appointed executive director of the Maryland Auto Insurance Fund. Birrane is former principal …

Redmer to End Tenure as Insurance Commissioner, Join Maryland Auto Insurance

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. has been named executive director of Maryland Auto Insurance. Redmer will leave his position as Maryland Insurance Commissioner to join Maryland Auto Insurance on May 18, 2020. Redmer is Maryland’s longest serving insurance commissioner. …

Maryland Insurance Administration Warns Against COVID-19 Insurance Scams

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. has warned consumers to watch for insurance scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Reports of pandemic-related fraud are increasing around the country, according to a press release issued by the Maryland Insurance Administration. People …

Maryland Insurance Administration Approves Temporary Rule Change for Workers’ Comp

The Maryland Insurance Administration has reviewed and approved a filing from its authorized workers’ compensation rating organization, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), regarding a temporary rule change for workers’ compensation insurance. This comes after the administration issued a …

Coon Named Deputy Commissioner for Maryland Insurance Administration

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. has named Jay Coon as deputy commissioner for the Maryland Insurance Administration. Coon is a veteran insurance executive with 30 years of industry experience. “Jay has an impressive background in business and management,” Redmer …

Redmer Reappointed for Another Term as Maryland Insurance Commissioner

The Maryland Insurance Administration has announced that the Maryland State Senate voted to confirm Al Redmer Jr. for another term as Maryland’s Insurance Commissioner, where he will oversee the independent agency’s 266 employees and an annual budget of $31 million. …

Maryland Man Sentenced in Felony Theft Scheme with Value of at Least $10K

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has announced that Jamar Marlyn Jones, of Edgewood, Md., pleaded guilty and was sentenced on one count of a felony theft scheme having a value of at least $10,000 but less than $100,000. “Insurance …

Maryland Insurance Administration Recovers $11.7M in Claims Settlements in 2017

The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) responded to 12,188 consumer complaints and inquiries in 2017, facilitating claims settlements and refunds totaling $11,766,213 for Maryland consumers, according to a press release issued by the administration. While the Insurance Administration cannot actually settle …