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Risk Management Agency (RMA) Addresses Crop Rebating
As the first direct response to PIA meeting with RMA Administrator Ross Davidson, RMA issued a statement explaining the law pertaining to rebating in the...
South Carolina Kicks Off ASSURE, PIA of SC Participating
On April 14, 2003, South Carolina became the first state to officially initiate an ASSURE program. ASSURE -- Alliance for Sound State Uniform Regulatory Efficiency...
Hearing on Insurance and State Regulation
The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing on state insurance regulation April 10, 2003. Insurance regulation in four...
Prudential Financial P&C Terminates 200 Independent Agents, Goes Captive
Prudential Financial's largest property/casualty subsidiary, Prudential Property and Casualty Insurance Co. (PRUPAC), terminated the contracts it had with 200 independent agencies across the country earlier...
MetLife Auto & Home, Independent Agents, and Local Police Enforcement Team Up to Make Inroads on Child Safety
The issue of child safety has recently received a lot of national attention - and with good reason. With over 2,000 children reported missing...
Kansas Passes Credit Scoring Bill
Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius has until April 17, 2003 to sign a credit scoring bill into law. The Kansas House approved the bill last week...
PIA Comments on NAIC Draft Model Fingerprint Act
PIA National has submitted comments to a preliminary draft bill that would grant state insurance departments access to FBI databases for criminal background checks using...
AHP Legislation Marked-up by House Panel
The House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations marked up and passed H.R. 660, the Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003. The...
Zurich Financial Services Group CEO Says Banking and Insurance Don't Mix
The largest foreign-based insurer in the United States said it plans to exit the banking industry to focus more on underwriting profitable property/casualty business. A.M....
PIA National Board Endorses NAIC ASSURE Initiative
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2003 - One day after meetings with National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) President Mike Pickens, the PIA National Board of Directors...