Illinois Insurance Hotline intended to
aid confused consumers
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[SEPT. 18, 2004]
Sen. Larry Bomke, R-Springfield, says that Illinois citizens
unfamiliar with the insurance marketplace and seeking impartial
answers to their insurance questions or concerns should access the
Illinois Insurance Hotline.
"The Illinois Insurance Hotline is a
great resource for any consumer who would like to purchase some type
of insurance but has limited understanding of how to do so or what
insurance policy will best meet their needs," Bomke said.
Interested consumers can call the
toll-free number and speak directly to an unbiased, informed
consultant who is available to suggest insurance options, as well as
provide Illinois citizens with general information on a variety of
insurance-related topics. Bomke stressed that this is not a forum
for selling insurance.
"The Insurance Hotline acts as a source
for information on auto, home, life and health insurance matters but
does not endorse any specific company or agent, nor do the
consultants attempt to sell insurance," confirmed Bomke. "The hot
line was developed to help Illinois citizens become informed
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Since 1990 the Illinois Insurance
Hotline has been assisting consumers with questions regarding
company financial stability ratings and complaint records,
explanations of insurance terminology, and advice on how to address
personal insurance situations.
consumers can reach the Illinois Insurance Hotline by calling 1
(800) 444-3338 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
[News release from the
Senate Republican Caucus]