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Association Health Plans Invite Fraud, Critics Say

(6/19/2018) The Labor Department’s proposed expansion of health plans for employer groups (“association health plans”) would invite scammers back into the insurance m... full story

Vacation Social Media Posts Raise Risk of Robbery

(6/19/2018) A recent Assurant survey found that about 40 percent of renters posted about their vacations on social media while still out of town, which increased their vuln... full story

Zurich, Apple Working on Broker App

(6/19/2018) Zurich and its partner Apple plan to roll out a broker app in the United Kingdom by the end of 2018... full story

PIA Statement on FIO Reform Act

(6/12/2018) On June 7, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 3861, the Federal Insurance Office Reform Act. full story

Former S&P Analyst In Line to Head FIO

(6/12/2018) Former Standard & Poor's analyst Steve Dreyer could be named as the next director of the U.S. Treasury's Federal Insurance Office (FIO), succeeding Michael McRa... full story

National Underwriter Profile: PIA National CEO Mike Becker

(6/12/2018) The June 2018 issue of the National Underwriter features a profile of PIA National Executive Vice President & CEO Mike Becker. full story

Lloyds: Harvey Showed Flood Underinsurance

(6/12/2018) Lloyd’s of London reports that the stark flood insurance protection gap for many U.S. communities was brought to light by the flooding in Houston. full story

Canada Considering Flood Insurance Program

(6/12/2018) Federal government officials in Canada are thinking about creating a government-backed flood insurance system. full story

Don’t Let Your Team Become Victims of Bad Communication

(6/12/2018) Teams are not simple; however, a good manager can make it look like they are. full story

Report: Society Needs to Flip Its Disaster Spending

(6/12/2018) For every $1 spent on disaster resilience, $5 in future expenses are saved. full story

Rates Decline for Drivers Over 75 in Delaware

(6/12/2018) In Delaware, drivers aged 75 and older are seeing their auto insurance rates fall. full story

PIA National Testimony Urges Pass-Through Clarification

(6/05/2018) PIA National submitted testimony to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy. full story

Fitch: Insurers Well-Prepared for Hurricane Season

(6/05/2018) The U.S. property-casualty insurance sector is well positioned for the 2018 hurricane season. full story

Revised Outlook: Average Hurricane Season

(6/05/2018) The forecast now calls for a near-average season with a total of 14 named storms. full story

Agent/Broker Employment Rises

(6/05/2018) The agent/broker segment gained 5,600 jobs from April 2018 over April 2017. full story

Drug-Impaired Driving Increases

(6/05/2018) 44% of drivers who died and were tested had positive results for drugs in 2016 full story

Businesses in Ellicott City, Md. Struggle to Rebuild

(6/05/2018) Businesses in historic Ellicott City, Md., will again rely on a mix of insurance, disaster aid, loans, and community support. full story

Cities Still Wait for 2017 Hurricane Aid

(6/05/2018) Municipalities in Florida and Texas are still waiting for promised 2017 hurricane aid. full story

Ensure Your Clients Are Prepared This Hurricane Season

(6/05/2018) Take steps now to convert your clients and prospects into flood insurance clients. full story

7 Ways to Develop Your Team Using Behavioral Assessments

(6/05/2018) Teams are not simple; however, a good manager can make it look like they are. full story