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Agents Begin Adapting to the Affordable Care Act

Uncertainty may reign outside the insurance sector, but independent agents and brokers are quickly getting up to speed on the details of healthcare reform and its implementation timeline...
August 14, 2013

Uncertainty may reign outside the insurance sector, but independent agents and brokers are quickly getting up to speed on the details of healthcare reform and its implementation timeline.

In this month’s issue of PIA Connection, PIA National President Andrew C. Harris and Jonathan Bryer, vice president of financial services at Harris’s agency, Liberty Insurance Assocs. in Millstone Township, N.J., answer a series of questions and discuss how independent agents can approach the challenge of dealing with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

“Agents are uniquely qualified regarding the Affordable Care Act to carry out the mandates as informers and educators,” said Harris. “We are the logical solution to this whole process that we’ve been talking about. The whole issue with us is that we need to be in the mix in some way so that we can be compensated for the work that we do. That’s the piece that myself and PIA have been working on.” Read the full article.

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