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|Business owner facing trial for $1.1 million insurance fraud scheme
A Houston area businessman faces multiple charges in connection with a long-running premium fraud scheme.
POSTED JANUARY 12, 2022
|TDI Fraud investigation yields guilty plea from former Houston NFL player
Shantee Orr, one of eight former NFL players accused of taking part in a scheme to defraud a player health care reimbursement fund, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Harris County of submitting false claims totaling more than $129,000.
POSTED JANUARY 06, 2022
|DWC announces the 2022 health care providers and staff webinar series
Registration is open for DWC’s free and updated lunchtime webinar series for health care providers and medical office staff who handle administrative processes related to providing health care to Texas workers’ compensation injured employees.
POSTED DECEMBER 22, 2021
|Slape receives the NAIC Robert Dineen Award for outstanding service
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Chief Deputy Commissioner Doug Slape is a recipient of this year’s Robert Dineen Award, the highest honor for a state regulator bestowed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2021
|TDI sergeant recognized for helping with $120 million health care fraud case
Sgt. Gabriel Torres of the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Fraud Unit won national recognition for helping investigate a North Texas nurse practitioner who filed millions of dollars of fake insurance claims for services he didn’t provide.
POSTED DECEMBER 06, 2021
|TDI announces new leader in Customer Operations
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) welcomes Matt Tapp as the new associate commissioner for the Customer Operations Division.
POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2021
|TDI reduces complaint processing times by 80%
TDI eliminated a backlog of consumer complaints and reduced processing times by 80% as part of the agency’s ongoing modernization initiative.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
|TDI announces new leaders for two divisions, governmental relations
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has announced new leaders for its Life and Health and Customer Operations divisions.
POSTED AUGUST 26, 2021
|Remember: There’s no cost to you for COVID-19 vaccinations – including boosters
Vaccinations against COVID-19 remain available at no charge to individuals, the Texas Department of Insurance advises. That will also apply to expected booster shots.
POSTED AUGUST 19, 2021 12:00 PM
|Texas doctor convicted of fraud, drug crimes
A North Texas doctor will pay $376,368 in restitution after pleading guilty to mail fraud conspiracy in federal court.
POSTED JULY 30, 2021