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February 14, 2018
3:40 PM

On the heels of the Feb. 1 loss cost change (per the “Protz” filing), workers’ compensation rates will rise again as of April 1.

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February 14, 2018
2:30 PM

New year, new projection for cybercrime: It’s on the rise, and for individuals as targets, Maryland and Pennsylvania are hot spots.

February 7, 2018
3:50 PM

Without congressional action, authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on Thursday, Feb. 8.

February 7, 2018
3:41 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in a week for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

February 7, 2018
3:40 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in a week for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

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February 7, 2018
3:36 PM

Avoid the hassles and expense associated with a lapsed license. While the Department of Insurance stopped issuing reminder notices, Delaware resident license renewals are still due by the end of February of every even year.

February 7, 2018
3:15 PM

A new fingerprinting process and vendor have left some prospective Pennsylvania insurance licensees in limbo. We reached out to the Insurance Department for the scoop.

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February 1, 2018
9:55 AM

Employers must provide paid sick and safe leave to their employees as of Sunday, Feb. 11. Our new resource answers frequently asked compliance questions.

January 31, 2018
12:35 PM

Auto insurers’ unfair settlement practices are under fire. The Department of Insurance (DOI) just reissued a bulletin on the actions – and repercussions.

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January 31, 2018
10:50 AM

In its annual report, a Washington, D.C. think tank weighed in on each state’s insurance regulation – and gave a nod to Pennsylvania’s practices.

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January 31, 2018
10:47 AM

In its annual report, a Washington, D.C. think tank weighed in on each state’s insurance regulation – and gave a nod to Maryland’s practices.

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January 31, 2018
10:45 AM

In its annual report, a Washington, D.C. think tank weighed in on the state’s insurance regulation, identifying areas for Delaware to improve.

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January 24, 2018
2:20 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) received another short-term extension, while larger reforms – including those that could harm agent commissions – remain in limbo.

January 24, 2018
2:15 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) received another short-term extension, while larger reforms – including those that could harm agent commissions – remain in limbo.

January 24, 2018
1:35 PM

If you hold premium funds for more than five days, you must hold these funds in a premium fiduciary account as of the new year. Learn how to retain interest on the funds you invest.

January 24, 2018
11:00 AM

While Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees soon will be required to provide paid sick leave, the enforcement date is still up in the air.

January 24, 2018
10:40 AM

State regulators are stepping up enforcement actions related to surplus lines submissions. Review the newly revised eligible insurers list and our comprehensive Q&A to stay in the Insurance Department's good graces.

January 24, 2018
9:20 AM

The Department of Insurance now participates in the Department of Veterans Affairs reimbursement program – an effort to support vets’ return to the civilian workforce and bring new talent to the insurance industry.

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January 16, 2018
4:05 PM

The Maryland Insurance Administration is cracking down on rebating and inducements, and title insurance producers are taking the heat.

January 16, 2018
3:55 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in mid-February for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

January 16, 2018
3:55 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in mid-February for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

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January 16, 2018
1:50 PM

Without congressional action, authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on Friday, Jan. 19.

January 10, 2018
2:50 PM

Definitions, requirements and exemptions are among the changes to the Maryland’s data breach law, which took effect Jan. 1. The law applies to resident and non-resident agencies with customers in Maryland.

January 10, 2018
2:20 PM

A mid-year workers’ compensation rate hike is on the horizon. The increase is a direct result of a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision.

January 10, 2018
12:50 PM
If you meet the requirements spelled out by the Department of Insurance, you may no longer need to send annual privacy notices to your customers.
January 10, 2018
10:40 AM

Employees who sustain injuries in the new year are subject to a new maximum workers’ compensation benefit. The increased State Average Weekly Wage triggered the change.

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January 10, 2018
10:15 AM

If you hold premium funds for more than five days, you now must hold these funds in a premium fiduciary account. Learn how to retain interest on the funds you invest.

January 9, 2018
12:30 PM

Leverage the national branding power of Trusted Choice® – which is featured on CNBC Primetime’s hit show “Billion Dollar Buyer.”

December 13, 2017
10:45 AM

A reminder to all Pennsylvania surplus lines licensees: Your 2017 gross premium surplus lines tax payment and form are due by the end of January, regardless of whether or not you wrote any business last year. 

December 13, 2017
10:00 AM

Effective in the new year, a regulatory change by the Maryland Insurance Administration will prohibit the long-standing practice of commingling agency funds with premium funds.

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