Agent Headlines: 2018
As we count down the days until the new year, we've rounded up our 10 most-read Agent Headlines articles of 2018. From E&O prevention tips to workers’ comp rate changes, see what triggered the most clicks.
Have a license in Pennsylvania with the authority to sell annuities? Check out the latest scoop from the Insurance Department on how to comply with a new producer-training requirement (mandatory for residents and non-residents alike).
The Federal Crop Insurance Program received a boost last week when Congress approved long-term funding and expanded the market.
As Congress and the Trump Administration spar over government funding, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is poised to become a casualty – potentially lapsing at the end of this week.
Two interim filings – one to account for a reporting error and another to address a legislative fix to a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision – will take effect on Jan. 1.
It’s déjà vu all over again: After its ninth short-term extension since the program came up for renewal in September 2017, the NFIP again faces the possibility of a lapse if lawmakers do not reauthorize the program by Friday, Dec. 21.
Take your career to the next level in the new year by planning your education now. Registration is open for all 2019 offerings.
Recently enacted legislation requires producers who have the authority to sell annuities (residents and non-residents alike) to complete a one-time training requirement.
Following a one-week extension, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) once again faces the possibility of a lapse if lawmakers fail to reauthorize the program this week.
If you insure contractors in Ohio, take note: The Completed Operations coverage under their CGL policies’ was dealt a significant blow, particularly if those contractors use subs.
Comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act by properly classifying employees – in light of pending changes to the salary threshold (déjà vu?) and the commonly overlooked primary duties test.
With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire this Friday, federal lawmakers are short on time and options to keep the program afloat.
How do you meet your customers’ changing communication preferences and your agency’s documentation needs?
There’s still time to register for December professional training, available in the classroom and online.
The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau this week submitted two interim filings, which are poised to impact policies effective on or after Jan. 1, 2019.
As the dust settles on elections across the country, hear what your federal government affairs team – the Big “I” – predicts for how the new balance of power in Congress will affect the insurance industry in 2019.
'Tis the season for holiday celebrations. Know how to advise your customers about liquor liability based on state-specific law and case law.
An agency agreement can affect everything from your E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. That’s why we work with carriers to review their contracts, such as the forthcoming one from Frederick Mutual Insurance Company.
Compare your agency’s adoption of technology – from comparative raters to e-documents – by viewing a summary of the 2018 Agency Universe Study results.
Read up on what the state election results and AgentPAC’s 94% success rate mean for you.
Learn the latest on flood mapping straight from the source. FEMA will offer a complimentary training outside of Scranton in early December.
Position your agency to reach the 74% of insurance shoppers who begin by searching online. Forge3 is offering a special promotion for IA&B members on its ActiveAgency website platform.
As open enrollment for 2019 ACA health insurance plans begins, the Pennsylvania marketplace is poised with stable rates and expanded coverage – along with an insurance commissioner committed to its success.
Agency agreements affect everything from E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. That’s why we work with carriers to review their contracts, such as the forthcoming Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company and Lebanon Valley Insurance Company agency agreements.