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Acting Director Named in Missouri

(2/14/2017) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed John Rehagen as acting director of the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Regis... full story

The Art of Subtle Selling—A Webinar for CSRs

(2/14/2017) If you are a PIA agency CSR and you are required to cross sell, upsell or account round, then this webinar is for you. full story

Aetna, Humana End Merger Agreement

(2/14/2017) Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. said on February 14 that they will end their $34 billion merger agreement. full story

Winter Car Accidents Kill Nearly 4,000 in Five Years

(2/14/2017) Deadly auto accidents in wintry weather have claimed nearly 4,000 lives over the past five years, according to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety ... full story

Agent to Agent: Made to Care: An Agent’s Journey Into Medicare

(2/14/2017) There are many things to look forward to in our golden years. Who doesn’t want to retire or hold a grandchild? But most probably wouldn’t add making choices... full story

From “Repeal & Replace” to “Repair”

(2/06/2017) The Wall Street Journal reports there has been a subtle shift regarding the Affordable Care Act, with Republican lawmakers saying they are now considering moves... full story

Insurers Game the “Biggest Loss Ever”

(2/06/2017) On January 31 members of London’s insurance industry released the results of an exercise to measure their preparedness for what they project as the largest in... full story

April 1 Flood Manual Changes Released

(2/06/2017) The new National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Flood Insurance Manual is due April 1, 2017, however the NFIP has just released the text of the changes that wil... full story

Auto Profits Collapsed in 2015

(2/06/2017) The profits of auto insurers declined sharply in 2015 as the recovering economy brought more drivers onto roads in the U.S. and more accidents were recorded. Th... full story

Pet Insurance Is Now Booming

(2/06/2017) Pet insurance has been available in other parts of the world for nearly a century, but was not offered in North America until 1982, when Nationwide Mutual Insur... full story

P/C Execs See Growth Led by Cyber

(1/31/2017) Top executives in the property/casualty insurance industry are predicting a significant increase in the commercial lines of insurance this year. The Leader Tren... full story

The Search for ‘Replace’ Continues

(1/31/2017) A key House panel will examine four bills Feb. 2 meant to keep health insurance markets stable ahead of Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Th... full story

NAIC Warns Congress Against Insurance Sales Across State Lines

(1/31/2017) In a letter to four U.S. House leaders, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) emphasized the importance of caution as lawmakers craft a rep... full story

Connecticut Requires Broker Commissions

(1/31/2017) The board of directors for Access Health CT— a quasi-public agency that provides Connecticut residents with a health care coverage marketplace under the Affor... full story

President Trump Declares Disasters: GA, OR, MS

(1/31/2017) The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the states of Georgia and Oregon to supplement sta... full story

VT Considers Agent, Broker Captives

(1/31/2017) The Vermont House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development is considering legislation that would enable insurance agencies and brokerages to form captive ... full story

State Regulators, Legislators Rumored for Federal Posts

(1/31/2017) A number of current and former insurance commissioners and a state lawmaker are reported to be among those under consideration for important regulatory roles in... full story

Miller to Chair NAIC Seniors Task Force

(1/31/2017) Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller will chair a task force as part of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners that will examine issue... full story

CBO: 18 Million Could Lose Insurance in ACA Repeal

(1/25/2017) A new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that if Congress repeals major provisions of the Affordable Care Act while leaving other parts ... full story

GOP Senators Propose State ACA

(1/25/2017) U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) introduced a bill on Jan. 23 that would let states choose whether to keep the Affordable Care Act’... full story