For more information, contact: J.P. Wieske
(608) 266-2493 or jp.wieske@wisconsin.gov

Madison, WIOCI has taken the following administrative actions. In many of these cases the respondent denied the allegations but consented to the action taken. Any forfeitures paid in these administrative actions are deposited in the Common School Fund which is administered by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. The earnings from this fund are distributed to all public K-12 schools in Wisconsin and are used by school libraries to purchase books. Copies of the administrative action orders may be viewed online at https://ociaccess.oci.wi.gov/OrderInfo/OrdInfo.oci.

OCI is responsible for overseeing the operations and marketing of insurance companies and agents in Wisconsin. OCI encourages anyone with a question or a complaint regarding an insurance company or agent to contact the office at this toll-free telephone number: 1-800-236-8517.

Allegations and Actions Against Agents

Christian Anderson, 22341 Peartree, Mission Viejo, CA 92692, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of California on a licensing application.

Christopher Bangs, Rockland Abstract Corporation, 140 Sylvan Ave., 2nd Floor, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI related to an administrative action taken by another state.

John Budzinski, 6532 N. 73rd St., Milwaukee, WI 53223, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Jerry Johnson, W175 N13025 Lancelot Dr., Germantown, WI 53022, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application.

Neda Keshani, 3800 Citigroup Center, F1-9, Tampa, FL 33610, had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Herbert Kimpel, 355 Greendale Dr., Janesville, WI 53546, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application.

Glenn MacDonald, c/o New York Life, 690 Canton St., Ste. 100, Westwood, MA 02090, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of required resident state surplus lines licensing.

Donna Mann, 1914 Watt St., Little Rock, AR 72227, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of required resident state surplus lines licensing.

Michael Olafson, 7890 S. Race St., Centennial, CO 80122, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of required resident state licensing.

Zenon Palka, 5618 S. Elm St., Hinsdale, IL 60521, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of required resident state licensing.

Scott Robinson, 1831 N. Salmon River Ln., Spokane Valley, WA 99016, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Ralph Romano, 195 Oakmont Dr., Deerfield, IL 60015, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of resident state surplus lines licensing.

Ana Washburne, 311 Hubbell St., Marshall, WI 53559, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and criminal convictions which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

AIG American International Group, 180 Maiden Ln., New York, NY 10038, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $923,498.00 and agreed to reallocate worker's compensation premiums to each state for premium tax purposes. These actions were taken based on allegations of improper writing and reporting of worker's compensation premiums. See the OCI press release at http://oci.wi.gov/pressrel/0812aig.htm for additional details related to this administrative action.

Dean Health Plan Inc., 1277 Deming Way, Madison, WI 53717, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with previous examination orders related to form filing and agent termination documentation.

Independent Care Health Plan, 1555 N. Rivercenter Dr., Ste. 206, Milwaukee, WI 53212, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with previous examination orders related to computer resources and disaster recovery plans.

Medical Associates Clinic Health Plan of Wisconsin, The, 1605 Associates Dr., Ste. 101, Dubuque, IA 52002, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,500.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with previous examination orders related to depreciation accounting, disaster recovery planning, and access to network resources.

Strong Family Financial L.L.C., 5810 E. Skelly Dr., Ste. 320, Tulsa, OK 74135, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to name a designated responsible producer on a licensing application.

UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin, Inc., 10701 W. Research Dr., Wauwatosa, WI 53226, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $54,000.00 and was ordered to comply with previous examination orders. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to comply with previous examination orders related to complaint records, modification of external review provisions, revision of date recording procedures, application acceptance and commission payments from and to unlicensed agents, enrollment application data recording, and inaccurate agent databases.

Xpert Insurance Agency, Inc., 1750 Grandstand Pl., Ste. 10, Elgin, IL 60123, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to disclose an administrative action by the state of Illinois on a licensing application.

Copies of Administrative Actions