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Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Provision in Financial CHOICE Act That Could Lead to a Federal Insurance Czar
WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has sent a letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, expressing concerns about the creation of a new federal office called the Office of the Independent Insurance Advocate within the Treasury Department...
Professional Insurance Agents Form Southern Alliance
PIA Agents in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi Now Have Access to Many New Products and Services...
PIA National Proposes Changes to Insurance Advocate
PIA National sent a letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, expressing concerns about the creation of a new federal office called the Office of the Independent Insurance Advocate within the Treasury Department. PIA specifically requests changes in the bill to scale back the power of this new office...
ACA Insurers Struggle for Stability
Over the coming few weeks, health insurers will start to declare whether they will participate in Affordable Care Act (markets. Colorado Insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar says her state's carriers have not said they are leaving, but also do not want to commit...
Seeking Innovative Marketers for the PIA Agency Marketing Guide
Do you have a successful method for finding new prospects or rounding accounts? Maybe you have implemented a producer onboarding system or sales program that works really well for your agency...
Trump Administration to Pay ACA Subsidies
The Trump administration says it is willing to continue paying “cost-sharing” subsidies to health insurers under the Affordable Care Act, despite the insistence by House Republicans that they are illegal because they were never authorized by Congress...
Property Owners’ P&C IQ Lacking
A survey by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) reveals that one-third of homeowners believe flood damage is covered by their standard policy, more than 50 percent think their policy covers them in the event of a water line break, 35 percent believe they will be compensated for an earthquake, and a similar percentage think their policies cover mold...
Lost Policies: Seek And You Will Find
The key to finding something that is lost is to look for it. In its first six months, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Life Insurance Policy Locator tool has matched nearly 1,800 beneficiaries with lost or misplaced life insurance policies or annuities...
Pennsylvania Top-rated in Consumer Protection
Pennsylvania homeowners have more protection against having their homeowners’ insurance policies cancelled or non-renewed or having their rates raised when they file a claim than homeowners in 40 other states, according to a report by the Rutgers Center for Risk and Responsibility at Rutgers Law School...
Stay Updated With the Latest Hartford Flood Agent E-Newsletter
As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with The Hartford’s flood insurance program, we are proud to provide PIA members with the latest Flood Agent eNewsletter produced by The Hartford for its flood insurance agents...