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New head of NAIC supports state insurance regulation
NCOIL's adoption of a model law on certificates of insurance shows how legislation should be proposed, deliberated and enacted.
This year's election could generate progress--or more of the same
Supreme Court decision sends healthcare law to voters
From NFIP to Obamacare, insurance’s biggest issues are up in the air
When Congress is clear, bureaucrats shouldn’t second-guess it
FIO study of insurance regulation could be flawed
Although an NFIP extension passed, don’t hold your breath for other bipartisan bills
Once again, we face a looming expiration of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), with the program’s authorization set to expire on September 30 of...
Ted Besesparis discusses NAIC failure to support HHS that agent compensation be removed from healthcare medical loss ratio and how its not too late for...
Last year when Congress created the Federal Insurance Office (FIO), it ordered a broad study of insurance regulation in the United States—but it assigned the...
Ted Besesparis writes about the potential prospects of some issues of particular concern to professional insurance agents in light of the new healthcare reform, 1099...
Congress will see a "major push" on optional federal charter (OFC) legislation in the next session.
Now that the healthcare reform bill with of its final changes has been signed into law, what will its impact be on professional insurance agents...
Never underestimate the political advantage of beating up on the insurance industry.
What a difference one election can make.
It is unlikely that there has ever been a time on Capitol Hill when so many insurance issues were being considered.
In the fall of 2009, there are more issues being debated or considered in Congress with potential impact on professional independent insurance agents than at...
Read a history of some of the most influential agent associations, including IIABA and PIA.
Problems experienced by internet users across the Eastern U.S. appear to have eased, with most sites back online after web-hosting services were invaded by hackers.
Waves of DDoS attacks shut down swatches of the internet on Friday, prompting the need for the insurance industry to issue standard cyber liability coverage forms.