The Kansas Insurance Department has been protecting and educating consumers since 1871. Established by the Kansas Legislature, the Insurance Department has three main responsibilities: To review the financial solvency and regulatory compliance of insurance companies doing business within the state; to assist and educate consumers on matters of insurance; and to license producers who sell insurance products in the state of Kansas.
Kansas Insurance Commissioner
Sandy Praeger became the 24th Kansas Commissioner of Insurance in November of 2002. She has since been reelected twice. Commissioner Praeger is responsible for the oversight of almost 1,700 insurance companies and approximately 94,000 producers who are licensed to sell insurance products in Kansas. Prior to becoming the Insurance Commissioner, Ms. Praeger served in the Kansas Senate and the House of Representatives. She has also served as president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. A graduate of the University of Kansas, Commissioner Praeger is an active member of the United Way of Douglass County Board of Directors and a founding member of the boards of Health Care Access, the Haskell Indian Nations University Foundation and Court Appointed Special Advocates.
Kansas Annuity Resources
The website of the Kansas Insurance Department, http://www.ksinsurance.org/, provides numerous resources for residents of Kansas interested in learning more about annuities. Topics such as "Understanding Annuities", "Annuities and Senior Citizens" and other articles pertaining to the sale and suitability of annuities are covered on the site. For more information, consumers can also obtain annuity resources by calling the Kansas Insurance Department at (785) 296-3071. The department is located at 420 SW 9th Street, Topeka, KS 66612.
|State Commissioner:||Sandy Praeger|
|Insurance Hotline:||(785) 296-3071|
|Annuity Guarantee Limit:||$100,000|