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September 12, 2018
1:10 PM

If you have customers with vehicles registered in New York, take note: State regulators are stepping up enforcement of a seven-day notification period for vehicle liability insurance transactions.

September 12, 2018
11:05 AM

Make sure your agency's practices are compliant. Following passage of two bills during the 2018 session, the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is shutting down the practice of variable commission rates – with one exception. 

September 12, 2018
10:25 AM

Take advantage of free web resources, videos, social media content, and flyers to educate consumers about flood insurance during National Preparedness Month.

September 5, 2018
12:50 PM

What’s ahead for use-based insurance (UBI) programs? State regulators weighed in on the growth and obstacles for UBI within Maryland’s auto insurance market.

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September 5, 2018
9:30 AM

Take advantage of free web resources, videos, social media content, and flyers to educate consumers about flood insurance during National Preparedness Month.

August 29, 2018
3:10 PM

Facing rate increases of up to 91.4% for 2019, the state is making significant headway in stabilizing the individual health insurance market.

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August 29, 2018
1:05 PM

The deputy insurance commissioner and legal staff met with us at IA&B headquarters last week to discuss a number of issues, including permissible scenarios under the state’s new rebating statute.

August 29, 2018
1:00 PM

IA&B staff and members attended a roundtable meeting this week, where a diverse panel (to include Commissioner Altman) discussed the evolving flood exposure and market and ways to increase the take-up rate in flood insurance.

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August 29, 2018
11:20 AM

Pennsylvania remains a battleground over the Affordable Care Act and perceived affronts to it. Most recently, Commissioner Altman came out swinging against an expansion of short-term, limited duration plans.

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August 29, 2018
9:55 AM

Some construction companies that install fencing soon will receive a significant workers’ compensation rate cut. We reached out to the DCRB and received clarification on what types of risks will be impacted by the classification procedural change.

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August 22, 2018
3:50 PM

The governor proclaimed a disaster emergency in the commonwealth, opening up the door to potential assistance from FEMA following recent flooding.

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August 22, 2018
3:10 PM
New IRS draft regulations allow agents and brokers to benefit from the 20% pass-through deduction passed as part of the tax reform legislation signed into law last year.
August 22, 2018
3:05 PM
New IRS draft regulations allow agents and brokers to benefit from the 20% pass-through deduction passed as part of the tax reform legislation signed into law last year.
August 22, 2018
3:00 PM

Proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s overtime eligibility standards are poised to impact small business owners and their employees. We voiced our concerns this week and offered suggestions for improvement.

August 22, 2018
2:25 PM

Delaware’s minimum auto liability limits are now consistent among all statutes per recent legislation, which prompted the Department of Insurance to re-issue Auto Bulletin No. 25.

August 22, 2018
12:40 PM

Beginning next year, Delawareans will pay 3% more for individual health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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August 8, 2018
1:10 PM

If you do business in New York, you may need to revisit your processes for file disposal by Sept. 3 to comply with the state’s Cybersecurity Rule.

August 7, 2018
4:00 PM

Workers’ comp rates could dip even farther this year than last. The Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau (DCRB) recently filed proposed cuts, slated to take effect on Dec. 1.

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August 7, 2018
3:20 PM

Get up to speed on Maryland’s CE requirements, including the flood, long-term care, and ethics credits necessary for many producers.

August 1, 2018
1:10 PM

Evaluate your agency’s website functionality, cybersecurity, and more by reviewing the results from the 2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Survey.

July 31, 2018
3:50 PM
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will remain afloat – although not financially solvent – through Nov. 30
July 31, 2018
3:40 PM
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) remains afloat – although not financially solvent – for now.
July 31, 2018
3:40 PM
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) remains afloat – although not financially solvent – for now.
July 25, 2018
3:00 PM

Philadelphia employers can ask applicants’ wage history, but they can’t use it to determine salary.

July 25, 2018
2:10 PM

Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. continues to prioritize expansion of the state’s insurance marketplace.

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July 25, 2018
1:50 PM

Despite federal pressure (and unlike the experiences in some states), the Affordable Care Act (ACA) appears to be thriving in Pennsylvania.

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July 18, 2018
1:05 PM

If you hold a South Carolina non-resident license and have 10 employees or more, take note of the state’s new Insurance Data Security Act.

July 18, 2018
12:55 PM

The Trump Administration plans to funnel more health insurance shoppers directly to “the private sector,” rather than to navigators, in a move that Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Atlman considers an affront on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

July 18, 2018
12:50 PM

The Trump Administration plans to funnel more health insurance shoppers directly to “the private sector,” rather than to navigators, in a second year of federal funding cuts to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

July 18, 2018
12:40 PM

The Trump Administration plans to funnel more health insurance shoppers directly to “the private sector,” rather than to navigators, in a second year of federal funding cuts to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).