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Updated Articles and Resources

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Updated Articles and Resources
  • HSA's and the Affordable Care Act Created: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Article detailing the impact on HSA by the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    Technology is impacting the insurance industry through new gadgets, software advances, increasing processing speeds and consumers’ appetite for faster and more efficient communication.
  • Tax Reform from Congress a Concern for Insurance Industry Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    Study shows hefty marginal tax rate burden on "pass-through" business. In some states that segment of the economy is seeing rates as high as 50 percent.
  • Survey: Insurance Fraud Expected to Rise Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    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 ...
  • Marijuana Insurance Regulation in Washington Hazy Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    The Washington state government is working to put in place regulations for its newly emerging marijuana sales industry.
  • AMA’s Obesity to Disorder Change Impacts Insurers Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    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.
  • Farmers Eyes Aggressive Growth for Eastern U.S. Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    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.
  • October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month Created: Monday, October 07, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    October is National Security Cyber Awareness Month, which will hopefully lead more people to have greater concern about the risk in their lives.
  • Renters: An Agent’s 'Best Customer' of the Future Created: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013
    Insurance agents who ignore renters and focus solely on homeowners insurance customers are missing a chance to build long-term relationships.
  • Insuring Real Estate Investments Created: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013
    Insurance agents can help educate real estate investors about products, whch include landlord dwelling offerings.
  • Medical Liability Insurers Face Tough Profitability Created: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013
    After some good years, medical professional liability insurers can expect profitability to deteriorate over the next three years.
  • Fireman’s Fund 150 Years Later Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Northern California-based Fireman's Fund is an insurance company taht was founded 150 years ago in 1863 by ship captain William Holdredge.
  • Fireman’s Fund 150 Years Later Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Northern California-based Fireman's Fund is an insurance company taht was founded 150 years ago in 1863 by ship captain William Holdredge.
  • Contact Information for Don Jergler, the About.com Insurance Guide Created: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Find out how to get in touch with Don Jergler, the About.com Insurance Guide.
  • With Auto Insurance, Mayhem May or May Not be Covered Created: Sunday, October 03, 2010 Updated: Sunday, May 12, 2013
    Details on mayhem coverage. Insurance.
  • Aflac: The Number 1 Supplemental Insurer Created: Friday, December 31, 2010 Updated: Sunday, May 12, 2013
    Profile of America's largest disability income insurer in premium and members covered
  • New York Life Insurer Profile Created: Thursday, February 17, 2011 Updated: Sunday, May 12, 2013
    Article providing a profile of New York Life Insurance company, its history, products, vital statistics, and financial health.
  • List of insurance career sites Created: Monday, November 08, 2010 Updated: Sunday, May 12, 2013
    List of career and employment opportunity sites nationwide available for insurance professionals from agent to underwriter
  • Overview of Top Insurance Designations Created: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    Document provides overview of leading industry designations in each of the health life and property casualty lines of business
  • Immediate Income Annuity 101 Created: Sunday, February 13, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    Article explaining the immediate income life annuity product
  • Homeowner's Insurance Policy Options Created: Thursday, January 27, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    Homeowner's Insurance Policy Options
  • LIMRA Survey- Life Insurance Execs Expect Flat 2011 Sales Created: Thursday, January 27, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    Article detailing results of LIMRA survey research of leading life insurance executives.
  • Leading Worker's Comp Insurer Since 1911 Created: Monday, January 24, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    article profiling Wausau Insurance- America’s Largest Workers’ Compensation Insurer and innovator since the inception of workers' compensation insurance in 1911
  • More Affordable Care Act Provisions Going Into Effect January 1st Created: Friday, December 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    More Affordable Care Act Provisions Going Into Effect January 1st
  • Mini-Med Plans in the Cross-hairs- Future Uncertain Created: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    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 ...
  • Brokers React to NAIC Medical Loss Ratio Rules Created: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    This article details the medical loss ratio requirments enacted by the NAIC and the inclusion of broker commissions within the amount of the MLR administrative costs
  • State Farm: Innovation from the Start Created: Sunday, October 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    State Farm insurance company profile
  • Disability Definition Benefit Options Created: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    Glossary of key terms related to disability income insurance and disability definitions that serve as the basis for insurance benefits
  • Health Insurance Exchange Created: Friday, October 08, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    Health Insurance Exchange, purchase marketplace, Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) state exchange regional multi-state option small business purchasing cooperative established by the fed...
  • Employer ACA Requirements Created: Sunday, October 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    health care reform key terminology glossary PPACA Affordable Care Act legislation
  • What is an Essential Benefit? Created: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012
    What is an Essential Benefit?
  • Comparison of the ACA and the Republican Common Sense Healthcare Reform Act Created: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    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.

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