severin (severinus) wrote in uw,
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mega life and health

So the company that underwrites the student insurance program was told yesterday by the Insurance Commissioner's Office to stop selling plans in the state because their plans violate state law.  (Brief P-I story here.)

I'm not really smart about insurance, e.g. I don't really know exactly what underwriting is or if the fact that the UW student plan is administered by a different company makes a difference, but it seems like this might be an issue for the UW?

At the least I thought it was funny that the insurance the U offers its students is from a company that just got banned from selling in the state.  Football coaches, insurance companies - you name it, the UW knows how to pick 'em :)
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