Insurance: Most Popular Articles
Document provides overview of leading industry designations in each of the health life and property casualty lines of business
Article describing the basics of the state implementation of Health Insurance Exchange as they gear up for operation in 2014.
Here's a rundown of critical illness and life insurance plans, explained in easy to understand language and with no particular bias to any company.
Glossary of key terms related to disability income insurance and disability definitions that serve as the basis for insurance benefits
Article on an innovative effort to make health care more accountable and therefore health insurance more affordable.
Article on how Illinois achieved dramatic Medicaid savings.
Technology is impacting the insurance industry through new gadgets, software advances, increasing processing speeds and consumers’ appetite for faster and more efficient communication.
Article on former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's ideas to reform healthcare in the U.S.
Article detailing Cyber Insurance Coverage Decision Points
General liability insurance is the most prevalent form of business liability insurance. Here's an explanation of how exclusion works.
Article identifying the Six Components of Auto Insurance
Profile of America's fastest growing health insurer, designated by Inc. Magazine in its Inc. 500 publication, fast premium growth
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week reports that one in 14 doctors faces a malpractice suit every year.
Profile of America's largest disability income insurer in premium and members covered
Article describing the U.S. uninsured Healthcare Tab- $49 Billion Annually.
Wausau Insurance is America’s largest workers’ compensation insurer and innovator since the inception of workers' compensation insurance in 1911.
Article describing new disability income insurance trends
IRS Announces 2013 HSA Limits. Insurance.
Article profiling Farmers Insurance and its unique marketign campaign portraying itself as a leader in insurance innovation and education of its egents.
Small Business & Stop Loss Coverage
Farmers Group of Insurance Companies is engaged in efforts to aggressively grow its business in the Eastern U.S., with a focus on as Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and upstate New York.
Commercial Property Insurance Claims Can Be a Risk
Article providing a profile of New York Life Insurance company, its history, products, vital statistics, and financial health.
State Farm insurance company profile
Employer Requirements Under ObamaCare
Article regarding 2014 employer health care decision-making.
Definition of grandfathered health plans and requirements under the newly passed health care reform legislation PPACA Affordable Care Act
Types of Annuity Products. Insurance.
Article describing consumer preference in purchasing auto insurance through large carriers who utilize sales agents rather than direct sales carriers premium savings direct carriers discount carriers
Workers' Compensation programs appear to be at a key turning point as the industry finds itself in Congress' cross-hairs, a look at the history of workers compensation the transformation of programs in the 1990's and the problems facing the industry today and a forecast of the future
Artucke discussing new Federal Health Insurance Exchange Guidelines.
Glossary item providing information on key homeowner's policy key terms terminology understanding fire damage deductible premium coverage building and contents coverage explained actual cash value replacement cost value
Article on Women and Life Insurance Sales
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October is National Security Cyber Awareness Month, which will hopefully lead more people to have greater concern about the risk in their lives.
Variable Annuities: Pros and Cons
Article profiling AmWINs as a leader in wholesale insurance industry in the areas of group nemnefits and property and casualty products.
Article listing common job search mistakes details and comments related to the insurance industry added
Details on mayhem coverage. Insurance.
Article on Health Insurance Designations
With shifting tax and health care regulations it is important to stay on top of how year-to-year tax law changes impact annuities.
A survey issued by FICO shows 57 percent of U.S. and Canadian insurers say personal lines insurance fraud losses will rise further in 2013, while roughly half say they expect fraud losses to rise further in commercial lines as well.
Crop Insurance Coverage Basics
Article concerning disputed commercial property claims issues following a recent tornado loss
Article detailing the impact on HSA by the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Article describing lawsuit brought by UnitedHealth against U.S. government for award made to Humana
Article analyzing and comparing the U.S. Affordable Care Act and the Republican alternative the Common Sense Healthcare Reform and Affordability Act? In-depth comparison of the two bills.
National Flood Insurance Program Extended one year federal flood insurance program requirements extended article providing details on federal program extension
One key to successful insurance sales involves the ability to talk and to network and meet as many new people as possible to build references. Page 2.
Article on Utah Health Insurance Exchange Experiencing Growing Pains
Insurance agents can help educate real estate investors about products, whch include landlord dwelling offerings.
Romney vs. Obama Health Care Policy
Article detailing Mercer survey report on employer health spending trends
Once you have identified the niche in the insurance market that you want to exploit and fill like no other then it is important to identify the means to establish your espertise, market that expertise, and maintain and enhance that expertise. Page 2.
Article detailing keys to expanded life insurance sales due to value-added items that agents and brokers should emphasize.
Article on American Family's rating as top auto insurer in customer satisfaction according to J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey.
Article about Bloom Health's launch of two new private health exchanges
Article on exploding costs of retiree halthcare coverage
This article asks agents How Does Your Agent E & O Coverage Stack Up?
Case study on cost savings achieved by employer who self-funds health insurance for 125 employees achieving huge cost savings versus traditional health insurance
Article on worksite wellness programs and evidence showing their strong return on investment
Article on the continuing rise of insurance outsourcing.
Article on record-setting sales year in 2010 for indexed annuities.
Article describing Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans effort to increase presence in Medicaid market.
Article on Canadian style Health Spending Accounts
Article describing new healtrh insurance exchange development for competition with state-based exchanges being developed under the PPACA.
Article on how Defined Contribution Plans are a Growing Trend
Study Ranks Top Insurers in Customer Service
Article describing new auto insurance coverage based on the amount and how safe people drive their cars.
Article detailing readability issues with insurance policies and state regulatory readability requirements
Article concerning retail health clinics and insurance ramifications.
Article on 2011 crop insurance regulations and their impact on agents and brokers.
Article analyzing when Owners Need Business Interruption Insurance?
Article on how 9/11 changed insurance sector forever
Co-ops the public option alternative within the Affordable Care Act
The Washington state government is working to put in place regulations for its newly emerging marijuana sales industry.
China: A New Insurance Frontier
Article describing Pay as You Drive Auto Insurance discount program
Article on the appropriate readability level of insurance policies
Seniors Benefit from Critical Illness Coverage
Article on long term care insurance partnership policies
After some good years, medical professional liability insurers can expect profitability to deteriorate over the next three years.
Article providing Travel Insurance Primer
Specific Readability Concerns. Insurance. Page 2.
Identifying Avenues for Additional Revenue Streams
Small Business Insurance Owner's Policies
Article on advancing as a broker in the post-reform marketplace
Article illustrating Georgia FBI Medicaid fraud investigation Georgia fraudulent administration analysis of Georgia Medicaid fraud program by APS Healthcare
Article describing earthquake insurance coverage in the wake of devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Intro to Chinese Insurance Regulation
Article on Social Security's projected insolvency by 2017.
2 of 3 in US Lack Disability Insurance
Article on new efforts to curtail Medicaid program fraud and abuse
Insurance Issues & NFL Concussion Lawsuits
Article on Florida's decision to say no to insurance exchange development
Workers Comp Injury Duration Increases
More Affordable Care Act Provisions Going Into Effect January 1st
Article on the bisuness case of implementing worksite wellness programs.
Article on Congressional efforts to reform NFIP moving slowly
Article on how employer's are charging employees who smoke or are obese more in health premiums.
Article explaining the immediate income life annuity product
Article explaining Critical Illness Insurance
Article concerning Northwestern Mutual leadership in long-term value
Workplace Retaliation an Increasing Insurance Liability
Article on E and O insurance
Article on latest discount auto insurance tactic-- pay-as-you drive discount.
Northern California-based Fireman's Fund is an insurance company taht was founded 150 years ago in 1863 by ship captain William Holdredge.
Article exploring why U.S. Health Costs are so High?
Article on medical loss ratio rules in the states
Article identifies a New Era of P&C Risk
Seven Funded CO-OP Plans Named by CMS
Medicare fraud doctors nurses physical therapists in nine U.S. cities billing fraud indictments, unnecessary procedures
Artricle on new health care and health insurance trend: Domestic Medical Tourism
Article on key variables and decision points in determing disability insaurance plans best fit for specific clients
Article discussing Thomson Reuters naming of top 10 health systems
What is an Essential Benefit? Insurance.
Article onWorkers Compensation State Updates
Article reviewing the impact of small business tax credits under the ACA examined
Article concerning the processes following a significant insured commercial property loss, how does the insurance claim process work? Page 2.
Article detailing whether domestic partner benefits are the next mandate
Eligibility and the Individual Mandate
Article explaining the new comparative effectiveness research fee mandated on employers.
Article detailing the impact of federal health care reform on Mini-med plans. Details include how the federal Department of Health and Human Services has exempted several health plans from health care reform requirements including the Medical Loss Ratio calculations
Insurance agents who ignore renters and focus solely on homeowners insurance customers are missing a chance to build long-term relationships.
Article describing rising costs of disability insurance
Article on Nevada's attempt to attract new insurers to the state with new captive law.
Is SLIMPACT the Solution for Surplus Lines Regulation?
Article on Disney's Innovative Leadership pertaining to insurance process improvement
Article on PPACA Benefit Schedule Rules Released
Article on 2011 new trend, ACO Initiatives Take Flight
Article analyzing whether Tort Reform would lower health costs?
Article describing important hurricane Irene coverage issues
Article concerning the drop in employer-based disability coverage.
The American Medical Association has classified obesity as a disease instead of a disorder, a change that is likely to have numerous impacts on the insurance industry.
Article describing the staus of states on implementing Health Insurance Exchanges
Article on Wisconsin's effort in Operationalizing a Key Element of Health Care Reform and its federal grant application to be an early innovator in health insurance exchange development
Innovative Means to Improve Employer Costs, Employee Outcomes
Article on CMS Innovation Center's payment reform and bundling initiative.
Article describing the basics of Reinsurance in the property/ casualty sector of the industry.
Article forecasting the Supreme Court ruling of the PPACA
Resource list of additional valuable websites related to the insurance industry
Insurance for Home-based Businesses
How Ryan's Medicare Vouchers Might Work
Disability Income step by step guide. Page 3.
Article providing Directors and Officers insurance basics
List of career and employment opportunity sites nationwide available for insurance professionals from agent to underwriter
Article describing IRS rules on how to Launch a Health CO-OP Plan
NASHCO aides Health Co-Op Development
HHS Drafts PPACA CO-OP Rules. Insurance.
Article on Voluntary benefits couponing and its value for employees.