Continuing Legal Education Seminars

Misleading Marketing and Advertising Seminar 

Since the age of technology and the harvesting of personal data, most people know what to look out for when it comes to scammers. For those wanting to learn more, join the Nebraska Department of Insurance for a presentation about the signs of this marketing and how lawyers can combat these issues. “As regulators of the insurance industry, it is our duty to protect current and potential policyholders from harm, especially in situations where vulnerable markets are targeted. ” On Friday, May 6, members of NDOI’s Legal Counsel - Michael Anderson and Martin Swanson - presented and shared real-life examples of these scams. Michael Anderson previously served as Assistant Attorney General in Missouri’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Martin Swanson chairs the Improper Marketing of Health Plans working group at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Slides:  Misleading Marketing and Advertising PowerPoint

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Regulatory and Market Trends in Health Insurance

From Covid-19 testing to the No Surprises Act, health insurance must change with the world. For those wanting to learn more about transparency in coverage and what’s next in healthcare, please join the Nebraska Department of Insurance (NDOI) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska for a presentation focused on the changing needs of Policyholder. On Tuesday, June 14, NDOI’s Life and Health Policy Administrator Laura Arp and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer Cameron Arch for a joint discussion on health insurance. Laura Arp manages NDOI implementation of federal and state health insurance laws and serves on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners working groups and task forces for pharmacy benefit managers (vice-chair), accident and sickness minimum standards (co-chair), health innovations (co-vice chair), MHPAEA and ERISA. Cameron Arch leads the company’s compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and requirements.

Slides:  Regulatory & Market Trends in Health Insurance

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Insurance Fraud: Issues and Case Studies 

With a growing insurance industry across the United States, the opportunity to commit insurance fraud increases every day. For those wanting to learn more about how to recognize and prevent insurance fraud, please join the Nebraska Department of Insurance (NDOI) for a presentation filled with case studies and learn about the tools the Department utilizes to fight insurance fraud.On Thursday, July 21, members of NDOI’s Legal Counsel and Fraud Prevention Division will present and share case studies of fraud. Michael Anderson previously served as an Assistant Attorney General with the State of Missouri in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Kimberly Church, the head of NDOI’s Fraud Division and a certified law enforcement officer. Currently, Kimberly acts as Treasurer of the Nebraska Crime Stoppers.

Slides: Insurance Fraud: Issues and Case Studies

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Big Data: A New Frontier 

Data, data everywhere and all of it of use. Big Data, a term sweeping the nation, used to describe data sources that are fast-changing, large in both size and breadth of information, and come from sources other than surveys. So, how does Big Data play in the insurance industry? On Thursday, August 25, NDOI's Legal Counsel Megan VanAusdall will break down the character Big Data plays in the insurance industry. Previously, Megan served as Legal Counsel with the Missouri Department of Insurance and as an Assistant Public Defender in Dunklin County, Missouri. 

Slides:  Big Data: A New Frontier

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