June 09, 2011

Insurance Consumer Hotline offers expanded hours

To better accommodate Missourians affected by the Joplin tornado, the Department of Insurance Consumer Hotline has expanded its operating hours.

Consumer services representatives are now available by phone from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

Call 800-726-7390 or e-mail questions.

About the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration

The Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP) is responsible for consumer protection through the regulation of financial industries and professionals. The department's seven divisions work to enforce state regulations both efficiently and effectively while encouraging a competitive environment for industries and professions to ensure consumers have access to quality products.