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April 17, 2019
12:25 PM
If your agency is licensed in New York, look to our new cybersecurity program template to help your agency formalize its program and meet statutory requirements.
April 17, 2019
9:10 AM

We’re seeking members to participate in upcoming Department of Labor and Industry meetings to voice their opinions on proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s overtime eligibility standards.

April 10, 2019
4:25 PM

Following state Senate confirmation, Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. is poised to continue in his role for another three years.

April 10, 2019
3:24 PM

The complete Pennsylvania Construction Classification Premium Adjustment Program (PCCPAP) credit table is now available for policies effective on or after Oct. 1.

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April 10, 2019
2:45 PM

Effective June 1, 2019, ACORD will unveil a more robust version of its ACORD 68 – Electronic Delivery Supplement form.

April 2, 2019
3:00 PM

While the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces relatively minor changes this October, it’s a different story for October 2020.

March 27, 2019
9:50 AM

As more states implement cybersecurity rules, you may need to revisit your processes for file disposal. 

March 20, 2019
2:40 PM

While FEMA announced an initiative to tie National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) rates to actual risk, state lawmakers considered creating an flood insurance premium assistance task force.

March 20, 2019
1:30 PM

Write workers’ comp? Find changes to the employer assessment factor and other rating values that take effect on April 1, 2019.

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March 20, 2019
1:10 PM

FEMA announced two initiatives this week – one to help buoy the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program, and another to simplify access to the private flood market.

March 20, 2019
11:35 AM

The number of employees eligible for overtime pay would rise (albeit significantly less than the Obama-era change) under the latest U.S. Department of Labor proposal.

March 20, 2019
11:35 AM

The number of employees eligible for overtime pay would rise (albeit significantly less than the Obama-era change) under the latest U.S. Department of Labor proposal.

March 5, 2019
2:20 PM

The Maryland Insurance Administration continues to push for producers to educate consumers on flood insurance, issuing a second bulletin on the topic in less than a year.

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March 5, 2019
2:15 PM
Effective April 1, Pennsylvania’s collectible loss costs will see an overall change of -12.95%.
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February 28, 2019
10:55 AM

Opportunities for producers to sell flood insurance soon could expand. The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) this spring will bring stakeholders together for a roundtable discussion.

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February 27, 2019
4:05 PM

Opportunities abound for producers who write private flood insurance. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department just provided an update on the market. 

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February 27, 2019
3:25 PM

Maryland non-resident licensees can disregard the portion of MIA Bulletin 18-11 that references compliance with a two-hour flood CE requirement.

February 19, 2019
4:15 PM

The number of carriers writing in the state boomed during the second half of 2018, as Insurance Commissioner Redmer continued to deliver on his goal of expanding the state’s insurance marketplace.

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February 19, 2019
10:30 AM

Individuals and business entities must renew (or surrender) their Delaware non-resident licenses by the end of the month. 

February 13, 2019
12:30 PM

Decades of previous court precedent were overturned last month when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rendered an unexpected decision in a UM/UIM/stacking case.

February 13, 2019
10:40 AM

If you conduct business in New York, you must refile your Notice of Exemption and file your annual Certificate of Compliance by Feb. 15.

February 13, 2019
10:35 AM

Last call! If you conduct business in New York, you must refile your Notice of Exemption and file your annual Certificate of Compliance by Feb. 15.

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February 13, 2019
10:30 AM

How would you like to know if your employees’ salary and benefits packages are competitive? Participate in our upcoming salary survey to find out.

February 5, 2019
1:40 PM

Watch for a dip in workers' comp commissions, as carriers – including SWIF – begin filing revised rates to compensate for a recent data error and resulting mid-year loss cost revision.

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February 4, 2019
3:30 PM

If your customers were furloughed during the recent federal government shutdown, take note of a new state law and corresponding Department of Insurance bulletin.

February 4, 2019
3:25 PM

Pending approval, a new federal rule soon will require mortgage lenders to accept private flood insurance as an alternative to the NFIP.

February 4, 2019
11:55 AM
Learn how to protect your industry. The February Primary Agent looks at your role in legislative advocacy.
February 4, 2019
11:50 AM

How would you like to know if your employees’ salary and benefits packages are competitive? Participate in our upcoming salary survey to find out.

January 29, 2019
4:30 PM

If you conduct business in New York, you must refile your Notice of Exemption and file your annual Certificate of Compliance – all by Feb. 15.

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January 29, 2019
4:25 PM

If you conduct business in New York, you must refile your Notice of Exemption and file your annual Certificate of Compliance – all by Feb. 15.