You are here:HomeNews CenterInsurance News

Insurance News

Five Smart Reasons to Work with The Hartford for Flood

(4/10/2018) PIA’s national flood partner, The Hartford, is here to stay. full story

Walmart in Talks to Acquire Humana

(4/03/2018) Walmart is in preliminary talks to potentially acquire insurer Humana full story

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season: One for the Record Books

(4/03/2018) Last year’s Atlantic hurricane season was the most active season in 167 years in terms of accumulated cyclone energy. full story

NFIP Extension Until July 31

(4/03/2018) The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been extended until July 31, 2018 full story

National Flood Conference Slated June 10-13

(4/03/2018) The National Flood Conference is slated for June 10-13, 2018 in Washington, D.C. full story

Ag Chairs in Congress Defend Crop Insurance

(4/03/2018) U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and U.S. Rep. Michael Conaway (R-Texas), the respective chairs of the Senate and House agriculture committees, are pushing back a... full story

New Policy Form Covers Cryptocurrency

(4/03/2018) Aon Risk Solutions has created a policy form intended to protect against the loss of cryptocurrency and other risks connected to digital ledger technology. full story

New California Map Pinpoints Earthquake Fault Zones

(4/03/2018) A new map from the California Geological Survey allows users to input their address or share their location to determine whether they live in a fault zone, or a... full story

PIA Federal Legislative Summit April 24-25

(4/03/2018) PIA members will converge on Washington, D.C. April 24-25 for the 2018 PIA Federal Legislative Summit (FLS). full story

Share Your Story in the PIA Agency Marketing Guide

(4/03/2018) Does your agency marketing turn heads? Have you developed a marketing routine that makes the phone ring? full story

Floods Can Happen Anywhere...Are Your Clients Prepared?

(4/03/2018) PIA has an exclusive partnership with, a unique service that helps you increase flood insurance sales in your agency while potentially reducing ... full story

Employee Retention Strategies for Keeping Top Talent

(4/03/2018) The Omnia Group will host a free webinar for PIA Agents on April 18 at 2:00 PM Eastern addressing employee engagement. full story

In Memoriam – Al Grundon

(4/03/2018) Alfred “Al” Grundon, former vice president of member services of PIA National for many years, passed away on March 5, 2018 at the age of 88. full story

Rolling Stones Exhibit Has an Annuity Sponsor

(4/03/2018) Mick Jagger, the leader of the Rolling Stones, will turn 75 in July. full story

NFIP Extension FAQ

(4/03/2018) What happens if no middle ground on NFIP is found by July 31? full story

U.S. Insurers Report $23.5 Billion Net Underwriting Loss

(3/27/2018) A new report from A.M. Best reveals that the U.S. property and casualty industry recorded a net underwriting loss of $23.5 billion for 2017, mainly due to an es... full story

PA DOI: Liquidation Alert

(3/27/2018) Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman announced a Texas court has issued an order of liquidation for Access Insurance Company, an auto insurer that... full story

SC DOI: Bring Your Babies to Work

(3/27/2018) The South Carolina Department of Insurance has rolled out a first-of-its kind trial program among South Carolina cabinet agencies that allows new parents to bri... full story

PIA Statement on Extension of NFIP until July 31

(3/22/2018) PIA National is pleased that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been extended in H.R. 1625, the vehicle for the fiscal 2018 omnibus appropriations ... full story

Storms Get Stronger, Building Codes Get Weaker

(3/20/2018) Prior to recently passed legislation, Florida had some of the strongest building codes, which experts say helped homes come through Hurricane Irma better than o... full story