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Reinsurance Slows Health Rates in Minnesota
Health insurance rate increases requested for 2018 in Minnesota are relatively modest partly because of a new reinsurance program under which the state will help pay the largest claims...
Best’s: $5.1 Billion P/C Loss in H1
Preliminary results from A.M. Best indicate that the U.S. property/casualty insurance industry posted a net underwriting loss of $5.1 billion for the first half of 2017, compared with a loss of $2 billion in the first half of 2016...
RIMS Survey on Cyber Risk
The 2017 RIMS Cyber Survey of 288 members reveals that organizations are buying more cyber insurance and spending more on cyber risk best practices...
Everyone Lives in a Flood Zone
And it’s important that your clients know that. Sadly, many think that floods are covered by their homeowners or commercial lines property policies...
PIA Announces Disaster Fund to Assist Texas Victims of Hurricane Harvey
WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is raising funds to provide relief grants to Main Street business owners who were adversely impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas...
Trouble for Texas Has Just Begun
A major catastrophe is underway in Texas. It started with the arrival of Hurricane Harvey, now a tropical storm that has stalled over the eastern part of Texas. It is continuing to dump more rain, causing massive flooding...
PIA Disaster Fund to Help Texas Main Street Businesses
The PIA Insurance Foundation is raising funds to provide relief grants to Main Street business owners in Texzs who were adversely impacted by catastrophic flooding resulting from Hurricane Harvey...
Hurricane Harvey Fuels NFIP Debate
The National Flood Insurance Program is being grimly highlighted as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey stubbornly continue to inundate Texas...
FEMA Chief: Cut Coverage for Flood-prone Homes
Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long is pushing for an overhaul of disaster relief so that states, cities, and homeowners shoulder more of the costs and the federal government bears less of the risk...
Cautious Optimism: Agent Issues in Congress
Independent agents have specific stakes in several high-profile issues being debated in Congress, such as renewal and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program...