Life & Health Division Contacts

Staff: Karl Hug, Administrator
Email: Karl.Hug@Nebraska.gov
Phone: 402-471-4742
Duties:

  • Healthcare Reform Plan Management implementation
  • Rate Review Grant oversight
  • Assumption Reinsurance Agreements
  • Health Maintenance Organization Provider Agreements
  • Synthetic/Non-Synthetic Guaranteed Investment Contracts
  • New and Revised Statutes and Regulation
  • Supervisory and Administrative duties
  • HMO Certificate of Authority Applications
  • Discount Medical Plan Organization Certifications
  • Medicare Advantage State Certification Forms
  • Funding Agreements
  • Credit Filings
  • LTC Partnership Certification
  • New Product Approval
  • MEWA’s
  • Viaticals/Life Settlements

 

Staff: Rebecca Dennis, Insurance Analyst II
Email: Rebecca.Dennis@Nebraska.gov
Duties:

  • Phone: 402-471-4638
  • Review Health Forms for Compliance
  • Review Life and Annuity Filings for Compliance
  • Review Long Term Care & Short Term
  • Facility Care filings for Compliance
  • Review Medicare Supplement for Compliance
  • Review Major Medical filings for Compliance
  • Review Dental filings for Compliance
  • Review Disability filings for Compliance
  • Review Dread Disease & Critical Illness filings

 

Staff: Maryana Grodnova-Ware, Actuarial Assistant
Email: Maryana.Grodnova-Ware@Nebraska.gov
Phone: 402-471-4802
Duties:

  • Health Rate Review
  • Medicare Supplement Rates & Refunds
  • Long Term Care Rates
  • Credit Life Rates
  • SERFF Rate Reviews
  • Assist other Divisions on Actuarial issues

 

Staff: Lisa Mariscal-Johnsen, Insurance Analyst II
Email: Lisa.MariscalJohnsen@Nebraska.gov
Phone: 402-471-2850
Duties:

  • Review Health Forms for Compliance
  • Review Life and Annuity Filings for Compliance
  • Review Long Term Care & Short Term
  • Facility Care filings for Compliance
  • Review Medicare Supplement for Compliance
  • Review Major Medical filings for Compliance
  • Review Dental filings for Compliance
  • Review Disability filings for Compliance
  • Review Dread Disease and Critical Illness filings

 

Staff: Deb Maher, Staff Assistant
Email: Deb.Maher@Nebraska.gov
Phone: 402-471-4551
Duties:

  • Filing Fees
  • Status Checks
  • Coordinate Company Visits and Question
  • Review Med Sup and LTC Advertising
  • Mail Distribution/Matching/Filing
  • Process Year-End Reports from Companies
  • Maintain Division Database & Paper Files
  • Coordinate SERFF Filings
  • Prompt Pay transactions