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NYS Department of Financial Services
800-342-3736
http://dfs.ny.gov/insurance/nyins_csb.htm
dfs.ny.gov
The New York State Department of Financial Services was created by transferring the functions of the New York State Banking Department and the New York State Insurance Department into a new department.

Some topics they cover:

Insurance Help (for the Seriously Ill ...)

Comprehensive 'one-stop-insurance information' for the seriously ill and/or caregivers of the seriously ill, detailing health insurance rights and how to exercise these rights to ensure proper access to health insurance coverage.

Health Care Reform

Health Insurance Premiums - Prior Approval Law
This legislation gives the Department of Financial Services the authority to review and approve health insurance premium rate increases before changes take effect.
New York State Reform
Federal Health Care Reform

Most consumer questions about insurance such as auto insurance, health insurance, life insurance, no-fault, workers’ compensation, and Healthy New York, can be found in the consumer section of our website.


For Insurance related questions:
Telephone: You may call Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM at 1-800-342-3736, 212-480-6400, or 518-474-6600.
 
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