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Sen. Alexander Sets Healthcare Hearings
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, has announced the first in a series of bipartisan hearings on how to repair and stabilize the individual health insurance market...
Independent Agents Still Lead Captives in Life
In 2016, independent agents held 49 percent of the new individual life insurance sales market...
Deadline Draws Near for NFIP Renewal
With the deadline fast approaching to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program, many groups are stepping up their efforts. The program is set to expire on September 30, 2017 and efforts to renew and reform the NFIP are underway in Congress...
Tornadoes Increase in 2017
Preliminary NOAA reports show that there were about 529 tornadoes January to April 2017 compared with the January to April average of 239 for the three years from 2014 to 2016...
Marsh: Global Rates Continue Down
According to Marsh’s Global Insurance Index, global insurance rates decreased for the 17th consecutive quarter in the second quarter of 2017 due to substantial capacity and a competitive underwriting market...
Pennsylvania Commissioner Miller to Head DHS
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has chosen Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller to head the state’s Department of Human Services, with Insurance Department Chief of Staff Jessica Altman being named interim commissioner...
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National Underwriter’s Agency of the Year Award
The National Underwriter/PC360 has announced its first annual Agency of the Year Awards...
Insurers Get 3 More Weeks to File ACA Rates
The Trump administration on Aug. 10 gave insurers three additional weeks to submit premium rate requests for coverage sold under the Affordable Care Act, according to a memo from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
NAIC Advances Cybersecurity Model Law
At its summer National Meeting in Philadelphia, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners passed its Insurance Data Security Model Law through both the Cybersecurity Working Group and the Innovation and Technology Task Force...