Angela L. Nelson, Director of the Market Regulation Division of the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration, will provide an update on recent federal rules that impact association health plans at the state level during the August 9 SLAHU meeting at the Lodge of Des Peres.
Nelson has worked at the department since 2002, and has been the Director of Market Regulation since 2012.
In her current role she reviews insurance policies, rates, products and marketing strategies for compliance with Missouri law and performs market conduct examinations to ensure fair treatment of policyholders and compliance with Missouri law, and monitors the marketplace.
Previously, she served as division director for consumer affairs. She led the department’s recovery efforts on behalf of victims of the Joplin tornado. Her division’s efforts helped secure an additional $3 million in claims payments for consumers who filed complaints related to the tornado. Statewide recoveries for Missouri consumers in 2011 currently stand at $18 million, a record amount for Missouri.
Before joining the Department of Insurance, Nelson was a licensed insurance agent with a State Farm agency in Holts Summit, Mo.
In addition to an extensive insurance background, Nelson graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from William Woods University.
1 CE approved for Missouri. 1 CE pending for Illinois.