National Insurer Banned from Maine 

The American Trade Association and its operators are banned from doing business in Maine.Mila Kofman, the state’s insurance superintendent, has ordered the companies to pay outstanding medical bills, premium refunds, and more than a million dollars in fines.The American Trade Association has collected more than $22,000,000 in premiums nationwide.In April, a Tennessee state court found the company owes about $7,000,000 in medical claims, but only has a little more than $2,000,000 in assets.Customers with questions or concerns about their insurance can call the Insurance Bureau’s consumer health care division at 1-800-300-5000 or visit the website