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The law also establishes a limited lines travel insurance producer license designed for insurance intermediaries and travel administrators. (Credit: Jareya Nualthong/Adobe Stock) The law also establishes a limited lines travel insurance producer license designed for insurance intermediaries and travel administrators. (Credit: Jareya Nualthong/Adobe Stock)

Taking effect March 1, 2022, Wisconsin’s travel insurance law will classify travel insurance as part of inland marine lines as well as accident and health lines if the policy includes sickness and disability coverage, according to the state’s office of insurance.

Additionally, the law states intermediaries with authority to sell a property and casualty line are not required to be appointed by an insurer to sell travel insurance. Intermediaries licensed in any major line of authority can sell travel insurance, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) reported.

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Steve Hallo

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