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Make an Award-Winning PIA Award Nomination
PIA is now accepting nominations for its Spring Awards. The final entry deadline is Tuesday, February 27, 2018. There are three awards being given: the 2018 PIA National Professional Agent of the Year, Customer Service Representative of the Year and the Young Insurance Professional of the Year awards...
Results of the 2018 National Underwriter/PIA Independent Agent Survey
National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Unveils 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities
WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has unveiled its 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities...
PIA Unveils 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities
PIA National has unveiled its 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities. In its policy and advocacy document, PIA outlines its 2018 priorities in six areas: flood insurance; protection of state insurance regulation; the role & value of agents in healthcare reform; promotion of small business & tax reform; cybersecurity; and crop insurance...
Consumer Groups Call for Insurance Rate Cuts
The Consumer Federation of America and the Center for Economic Justice sent a letter to insurance commissioners in all 50 states on January 23, asking them to step in and order rate cuts from insurers that benefit from the reduction in the corporate income tax under the new tax law...
Floods Dominate Disaster Declarations: Pew
Between 2008 and 2017, 73 percent of presidential disaster declarations issued were for flooding events, according to an analysis of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster declaration database conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts...
NOAA: Harvey Second-Costliest After Katrina
The National Hurricane Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Hurricane Harvey likely caused $125 billion in damages, making it the second-costliest tropical cyclone in U.S. history after Hurricane Katrina...
GA Bill Proposes Medical Billing Transparency
Georgia state lawmakers are considering legislation that supporters say aims to promote more transparency in medical billing for outpatient procedures at doctor's offices, medical clinics, and hospitals...
Will Your Clients Be Prepared in an Emergency?
Being prepared for an emergency means having emergency kits ready to go! The PIA Branding Program has released a new consumer-friendly issue paper covering emergency preparedness tips for your clients...
Learn First-Hand How DocIt for Agents Can Improve Your Auto Quoting Process
PIA’s member-only program with DocIT for Agents is changing the way PIA members quote auto insurance. DocIT for Agents is an online service that contains violation information on drivers sourced directly from court records (not the MVR)...