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NFIP Launches Reinsurance Initiative

(9/29/2016) The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced an initiative to more actively manage its financial risk by securing reinsurance from the private reinsura... full story

Important Information About FloodSmart

(9/29/2016) The National Flood Insurance Program has announced some changes to the FloodSmart program. Due to these changes, some services will be temporarily suspended... full story

Deer Season Is Approaching

(9/29/2016) AAA Mid-Atlantic says October, November, and December are the months during which most animal collisions occur, and those collisions can lead to serious damage ... full story

Obama to Insurers: ACA Having “Growing Pains”

(9/19/2016) President Barack Obama acknowledges there are hurdles to reducing the nation’s uninsured rate. In a letter to health insurers, he said most new enterprises fa... full story

NFIP Deadline Extended for Louisiana

(9/19/2016) The Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted an extension to file proof-of-loss claims for National Flood Insurance Program policyholders in Louisiana wh... full story

Delaware Commissioner Stewart Defeated

(9/19/2016) Delaware Insurance Commissioners Karen Weldin Stewart was defeated in her bid for a third term was derailed on Sept. 13 when her opponent Trinidad Navarro in th... full story

Commercial Prices Nearly Flat

(9/19/2016) Commercial insurance prices were nearly flat during the second quarter of 2016, according to the most recent Commercial Lines Insurance Pricing Survey. Willis T... full story

Cost of Louisiana Floods Soars to $15 Billion, Most Uninsured

(9/14/2016) A new report indicates that the historic flooding to hit Louisiana in August could cost nearly $15 billion, and about 80 percent of the homes affected were not ... full story

New Insurance Products May Be Needed for Oklahoma Earthquakes

(9/14/2016) Swiss Re reports that new insurance products that would take into account multiple shaking events may be needed for Oklahoma and other states dealing with an in... full story

Pennsylvania Commissioner Urges Understanding of Annuities

(9/14/2016) Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller urges consumers, especially seniors, to take their time to understand annuities in order to protect their reti... full story

U.S. Commercial Rates Decrease One Percent in August

(9/14/2016) MarketScout reports that average rates in the U.S. commercial insurance market declined by one percent in August, even though commercial auto pricing increased ... full story

FloodSmart Map Change Webinar for Agents

(9/14/2016) Coming quickly on the heels of the recent flooding, there are some significant flood map changes set to take effect later this year... full story

Insurance Issues on the Campaign Trail

(9/14/2016) What effect will the 2016 elections have on insurance issues? PIA addresses this question in an article in the National Underwriter/PC360... full story

Louisiana Flood Damage At Least $8.7 Billion

(9/07/2016) Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says his state had more than $8.7 billion in damage in both insured and uninsured losses from catastrophic flooding in August, a... full story

Impact of Tropical Storm Hermine Less Severe Than Expected

(9/07/2016) Tropical Storm Hermine drifted north on Monday off the U.S. East Coast, still packing near-hurricane strength winds, but far enough from land to spare the Middl... full story

Leonardi Slams FIO, Warns of Regulatory Chaos

(9/07/2016) Days before he is set to speak in Washington, D.C. at a Property Casualty Insurers Association of America roundtable discussion about international insurance re... full story

NCOIL: EU Not Recognizing State System is “Offensive”

(9/07/2016) The looming threat of international regulation is helping to bring the National Conference of Insurance Legislator and the National Association of Insurance Com... full story

CMS Proposes New Rules to Bolster ACA Exchanges

(9/07/2016) Federal regulators have proposed new rules to improve the risk pools and make the Affordable Care Act exchanges more attractive to carriers that are still provi... full story

Industry Adds Jobs in August, Agencies Hold Steady

(9/07/2016) The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the insurance industry added 4,600 jobs in August, with a seasonally-adjusted increase of 0.18 percent for J... full story

Many Louisiana Residents Struggle To Recover Without Flood Insurance

(8/31/2016) Many residents in Louisiana who lack flood insurance are struggling to recover financially from the recent massive floods. Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim ... full story