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“Cadillac Tax” Delay May Be Included in CR
On Jan. 16, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee released a draft bill to extend funding for the federal government until February 16. As part of this spending package, or continuing resolution, the draft bill includes a delay of the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on employer-provided health insurance of two years...
NFIP Extension Included in Draft CR
The National Flood Insurance Program has been extended until January 19th as part of the short-term measure called a continuing resolution to fund the federal government. With the program and government funding authority both set to expire on Friday, PIA has been urging Congress to extend the NFIP either on its own or once again as part of the CR...
A.M. Best Raises C/L Outlook to Stable
For the first time in seven years, A.M. Best has boosted its outlook on the commercial lines segment of the U.S. property/casualty industry, to stable from negative for 2018...
New Study Says Mitigation Pays
Federal programs to protect Americans against extreme weather and other natural disasters save even more money than previously thought, according to a report funded by the same agencies that have proposed cutting many of those programs.
2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Study
We are asking agents to answer a series of questions for the 2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Study of agents’ use of digital technologies. The survey by Insurance Digital Revolution will be open from January 16 – February 16...
PA Consumers Benefit From Competitive Auto Market
Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman announced a national study indicating that Pennsylvania auto insurance consumers continue to benefit from the state's competitive market...
Some People in Deserts Need Flood Insurance
More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed by mudslides that followed wildfires in Montecito, California...
Make a PIA Award Nomination!
PIA National has announced a call for nominations for three prestigious awards in its 2018 Spring Awards Program...
Cyber 101: Essential Information About Extortion/Ransomware
Cyber 101 is a new educational resource created by PIA and The PIA Partnership to help educate PIA members and their clients about the seven most common cyber risks faced by small and mid-sized businesses, as well as the business practices and insurance coverages that can reduce those risks...
Discover the Secret to Hiring Right With Omnia
The Omnia Group will host a free webinar for PIA Agents about how the Omnia Assessment can help you uncover the most about your job candidate on January 24 at 2:00 PM Eastern...