Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s posts related to Insurance

SENATOR FUSCHILLO: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES HELPLINE NOW OPERATING AROUND THE CLOCK TO ASSIST RESIDENTS WITH STORM RELATED INSURANCE ISSUES

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that residents will be able to receive assistance with insurance issues related to Hurricane Sandy at anytime of the day or night.

     The New York State Department of Financial Services’ insurance disaster assistance helpline is operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide help to those in need. Consumers can also file insurance-related complaints with the Department through the helpline.

     Residents and businesses who need assistance with storm related questions or issues can call the Department of Financial Services’ helpline at 1-800-339-1759.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PROVIDES TIPS TO RESIDENTS WHO NEED TO FILE INSURANCE CLAIMS AFTER HURRICANE IRENE DAMAGE

          With Hurricane Irene causing significant damage across Long Island, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is providing tips to individuals who need to file insurance claims.

          “Hurricane Irene was a very damaging and destructive storm which will unfortunately result in many families and businesses having to file insurance claims. By following a few simple steps, residents will be able to better protect themselves and help the claims process go more smoothly,” said Senator Fuschillo.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND ASSEMBLYMAN MORELLE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON LANDMARK AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R, Merrick) and Assemblyman Joseph D. Morelle (D, Rochester) today announced an agreement between the Legislature and the Governor’s office in support of legislation to enable individuals with autism spectrum disorders to receive insurance coverage for screening, diagnosis and treatment. The bill (S.4005-A) would save tens of thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses spent by families caring for individuals with autism and address insurance companies’ refusal to cover costs for autism treatments and therapies.Autism Spectrum Disorders affect individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic groups.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LANDMARK AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM LEGISLATION PASSED BY SENATE

Legislation Would Ensure that Screening, Diagnosis, & Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders are Covered by Insurance

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FUSCHILLO BILL TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM APPROVED BY SENATE INSURANCE COMMITTEE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the Senate Insurance Committee has approved legislation he sponsors to ensure that individuals with autism receive insurance coverage for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.  

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: FAMILIES NEED IMMEDIATE ACTION ON AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM

Calls on Leadership in Senate and Assembly to Bring Fuschillo/Weisenberg Legislation to a Vote

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INFORMS RESIDENTS HOW TO FIND OUT IF THEY ARE ENTITLED TO UNPAID LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS

      Following a New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) investigation which recovered $386 million in unpaid life insurance benefits for New Yorkers, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing residents how they can check and see if they are entitled to unpaid life insurance benefits. 

     “There are hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid life insurance benefits which are owed to New York families. Using the Department of Financial Services’ free lost policy finder, families can find out more about these benefits and see if they may be entitled to unpaid funds,” said Senator Fuschillo. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES STAFF COMING TO LONG ISLAND THIS WEEK TO ASSIST SUPERSTORM SANDY VICTIMS

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing residents that New York State is deploying the Department of Financial Services’ Mobile Command Center to Long Island this week to help Superstorm Sandy victims with insurance claims, mortgage relief and other issues.

     According to the Department of Financial Services, the Mobile Command Center will be at the following locations:

     Thursday, October 31st

     9 am to 5 pm

     Freeport Memorial Library

     144 West Merrick Road, Freeport

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