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"A Look Into the Insurance Department" was first aired on Sunday April 8th 2012. Our Guest was John Doak, Insurance Commissioner, State of Oklahoma.

Our topics included:
  1. His adjustment to his service as Insurance Commissioner.
  2. The Supreme Court recent arguments regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Oklahoma Legislature has adopted a wait-and-see approach to this policy, what his office is doing to prepare our state.
  3. His administration has been known for travelling the state of Oklahoma and visiting with local officials, insurance agents and citizens, why this has been such a cornerstone during his tenure of office.
  4. Initiatives his office has spearheaded during his first year of office.
  5. The 2012 Governor’s Budget Book stated that the Oklahoma Insurance Department generated a savings of over $670,000 in 2011, steps his office took to accomplish these savings.
  6. The 2012 National Tornado Preparedness Summit recently concluded in Oklahoma City, the impetus for creating that event.
  7. His office announced its intentions to hold another conference in 2013, what he has planned for the next year.
  8. Recently, newspapers have indicated an uptick in fraudulent and white-collar crime within Oklahoma, actions his office has taken to combat criminal activity.
  9. The Oklahoma Insurance Department is currently seeking to go non-appropriated with SB 1511, how his office generates revenue and why his agency is seeking to go without state funding.
  10. The OID’s 2012 Domestic Conference is scheduled for April 23, what this event hopes to accomplish.
  11. How his office protects Oklahoma citizens and what insurance consumers should expect in 2012 from his office.