2016TopCop
Congratulations to MS State Fire Marshal Deputy Quincy Newsome on being named the 2016 Top Cop for the State Fire Marshal's Office. He was among those honored today(5/19/16) at the "2016 Police Memorial and Appreciation Day" luncheon and Top Cop awards. Pictured with him is Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Ricky Davis.
BailBondsBill
Commissioner Mike Chaney, MIDStaff and representatives from the Bail Bond Industry were present as Governor Phil Bryant signs SB2664 Bail Bonds Bill.
GeneralInsuranceCertificate
Commissioner Mike Chaney congratulates MID Consumer Service Specialist Alberta Smith on receiving her General Insurance Certificate, INS, and her AINS designation (Associate in General Insurance) from the Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group, formerly The Insurance Institute of America, which provides insurance education and training.
FinancialExaminersCertificate
Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney, right, and David Browning, Director-Financial and Market Regulation Division, left, congratulate Insurance Examiners Wes Chance and Lauren Williams on receiving their Certified Financial Examiners Certificate from the Society of Financial Examiners.
2016 MID Light It Up Blue
The Mississippi Insurance Department staff Light It Up Blue in recognition of 4/2/16 World Autism Awareness Day.
Girl Scout Career Day
Commissioner Mike Chaney welcomes Girl Scouts from across the state visiting the Mississippi Insurance Department as part of Girl Scout Career Day.
Telemedicine
Commissioner Mike Chaney speaking at a press conference today (2/23/16) on the state's new telemedicine program for volunteer firefighters. The program with Teladoc, Inc. is first of its kind in the country. Photo taken at South Madison County Fire Protection District, Station 2 in Madison, MS.
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Telemedicine - Press Conference
Claudia Duck Tucker, Vice-President Government Affairs for Teladoc, Inc. speaks at today's (2/23/16) press conference in Madison, MS.
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Telemedicine Press Conference
From left, Jay Eads (Mississippi Insurance Department), C.J. Mark (Vice President ASO Health Plan Strategy, Market Leader Teladoc, Inc.), Tom Lariviere (Ret. Fire Chief), Mack Pigg ( Madison County Fire Coordinator), Claudia Duck Tucker (Vice President Government Affairs, Teladoc, Inc), Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney, Captain Rob Lehman (Southwest Fire Station, Madison), Brad Smith (State Fire Coordinator) and Charlie Ross (former MS State Senator) at today's press conference on the state's new telemedicine program held at the South Madison County Fire Protection District, Station 2 in Madison, MS.
Telemedicine
Madison County firefighters join the officials at today's (2/23/16) press conference on telemedicine at South Madison County Fire Protection District, Station 2, Madison, MS.
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Telemedicine
Captain Rob Lehman, Southwest Fire Station Madison, MS signed up for telemedicine for both himself and his son for just $12.28 a year.
2015 Stennis-Montgomery Institute
Stennis-Montgomery Institute
Commissioner Mike Chaney met today with students from the Stennis-Montgomery Institute for Government at Mississippi State University at the state capitol.
Commissioner
As his wife, Mary and his daughter and grandchildren look on Commissioner ‪Mike Chaney is sworn in for his third term as Commissioner of Insurance/State Fire Marshal for the state Mississippi.
Mississippi Economic Council's Annual  Hob Nob
Mississippi Economic Council's Annual Hob Nob
Commissioner Mike Chaney talked about recent accomplishments of Mississippi Insurance Department today (10-29-2015) at the Mississippi Economic Council's Annual Hob Nob.
North Mississippi Financial Planning Association
North Mississippi Financial Planning Association
Commissioner Mike Chaney was in Starkville this morning (10-21-15) speaking to the North Mississippi Financial Planning Association. Pictured with Commissioner are, from left - Jerry L. Toney, president of Cadence Bank of Mississippi and Michael J. Highfield, PH.D, head of the Mississippi State University Department of Finance and Economics.
One,Mississippi SHOP
One,Mississippi SHOP
Commissioner Mike Chaney spoke to Mississippi agents this morning (9/28/15) on how small businesses can benefit from using the One,Mississippi SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) exchange.
CSIS Meeting Washington, D.C.
Commissioner Mike Chaney was among the state insurance commissioners attending a special CSIS meeting today(9/10/15) regarding Cybersecurity in Washington, D.C.

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Bulletins

2016-4 Form and Rate Filing Deadline Extension (Issued April 15, 2016)

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2016-3 Small Business Health Options Program Marketplace (Issued March 31, 2016)

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2016-2 Rate Filing Guidance for Individual, Small Group, and Stand-Alone Dental Plans in Mississippi (Issued March 31, 2016)

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2016-1 Company Appointment Renewals for 2016 (Issued January 27, 2016)

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Notifications

Liquefied Compressed Gas Board Meeting

There will be a Liquefied Compressed Gas Board Meeting on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Mississippi State Fire Academy, Classroom 102.

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Financial Examination Reports

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