Deadline set to file claims against false insurance co.

A deadline of Aug. 31 has been set to to apply for refunds from an unlicensed health benefits company called American Trade Association.

The Colorado Division of Insurance was alerted earlier this year that the company was selling unauthorized, and possibly non-existent, policies.

ATA’s assets are being liquidated by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, the organization processing all claims against ATA.

Colorado residents who have unpaid medical bills or who have paid premiums can complete a “proof of claim” form to pursue recovery. Visit www.americantradeliquidation.com or call 1-800-446-7567 for more information.

Investigators in several states teamed to stop the company’s fraudulent activity, said commissioner Marcy Morrison.