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Cyber Is the Hottest Product in Insurance

(12/20/2016) A series of recent corporate and government hacking attacks have made cyber insurance one of the more rapidly growing insurance products in the U.S., according ... full story

New Law Eases Small Business Healthcare Burden

(12/20/2016) President Barack Obama signed an omnibus health bill on Dec. 13 called the 21st Century Cures Act. In addition to provisions on medical research, streamlined re... full story

NAIC Task Force Wrestles with Cybersecurity

(12/20/2016) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is continuing to develop its policy positions on cybersecurity... full story

Louisiana NFIP Policyholders Paid $2 Billion

(12/20/2016) According to a news release from the National Flood Insurance Program, its policyholders in Louisiana have been paid more $2 billion since the August flooding i... full story

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Gerhart Resigns

(12/20/2016) On December 5, the office of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced that the resignation of Nick Gerhart as the state’s insurance commissioner would be effect... full story

Study: California Should Leave the NFIP

(12/20/2016) According to a new University of California at Davis study, California — which has 290,000 flood policies — is not benefiting from participating in the Nati... full story

Feds Issue New Rules Aimed to Strengthen ACA Market

(12/20/2016) The Obama administration has issued new rules to address lingering issues with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) even as Republicans push forward with plans to repe... full story

Plan Ahead for Insurance in Winter Storms

(12/20/2016) Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller advised consumers to plan ahead and review their homeowners and auto insurance policies as winter weather cond... full story

Berkshire Stock Tops $250,000 Per Share

(12/20/2016) On December 13 Class A shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., hit $250,220—rising above the $250,000 mark for the first time, and becoming the most expensive publ... full story

Michael Consedine Named CEO of NAIC

(12/14/2016) Former Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Michael F. Consedine has been named Chief Executive Officer (of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, ... full story

Huff Resigns as Missouri Insurance Director

(12/14/2016) John Huff, the outgoing president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners is resigning his position as Missouri insurance director... full story

Court to Hear DOL Appeal of Overtime Rule; Decision Expected After Trump Inauguration

(12/14/2016) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted the U.S. Department of Labor’s request to expedite its appeal of a temporary injunction issued by the ... full story

NAIC Honors Three State Regulators With Awards

(12/13/2016) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recognized three state regulators who have made significant contributions to state-based insurance regulatio... full story

Protect Your Holiday Purchases

(12/13/2016) People can draw unwanted attention to their homes during the holiday season, making them a prime target for thieves... full story

GOP Game-Planning for ACA Repeal

(12/08/2016) The aftermath of an election is often a time when promises made on the campaign trail begin to get a reality check. Congressional Republicans are reportedly co... full story

States Consider ACA Alternatives

(12/08/2016) Some state insurance officials are examining what tools they have to ensure their state's insurance market remains functional if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) i... full story

Judge Rejects Request to Stop Fiduciary Rule

(12/08/2016) A federal judge rejected a request to immediately halt implementation of parts of the U.S. Department of Labor’s conflict-of-interest fiduciary rule. Judge Da... full story

Opposition to Health Insurance Across State Lines

(12/08/2016) Republicans working to reform the nation’s healthcare law may run into unexpected opposition to their intention to allow health insurers to sell policies to c... full story

FEMA Extends Some NFIP Claims Filing Deadlines

(12/08/2016) The Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted an additional 30-day extension for National Flood Insurance Program policyholders to file claims associated ... full story

Employment Up in Agent & Broker Segment

(12/08/2016) The U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics just published data as of October 2016 on detailed insurance industry employment, and the Insurance Inf... full story