Insurance

Insurance
Insurance Industry News, including Long Term Care Insurance (LTCi)

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Thinking about long-term care (LTC) insurance but loathe to schedule a lengthy interview in your home? You may be laboring under an outmoded assumption, that reaching out to an expert is a big deal. That's no longer the case with a new breed of tech-savvy agents. So says ACSIA Partners, an industry leader, in a consumer alert issued today.

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Whether they are too old, too ill, or find traditional long term care (LTC) insurance problematic for another reason, more than 90 percent of people do not own a policy. 'Traditionally, long term care insurance was the only solution that financial advisors and insurance agents could offer people,' says Bill Jones, CEO of The National Alliance of Insurance Agencies, Inc.

ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced that they have added Panda Mortality and Transit Insurance to a growing list of specialty risk management products and consulting services that the rapidly growing national firm provides.

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Millennium Administrators, Inc., a national benefits administrator, was contracted by the North Pocono School District in July, 2013 with the expectation that Millennium would assist in the teacher contract negotiations, as well as identify savings for the Districts healthcare benefit plan. Millennium provided several cost savings initiatives, which were implemented by the District during the contract year.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tammy Mission has been recognized as a Power Broker and an Under-40 designee in the non-profit sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine. This is the second time Mission has received this honor -- her first recognition (also in the non-profit sector) came in 2013.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Anthem Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children - and not just adults - affected by the health insurance giant's massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law firm today announced.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation's second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Every year tens of millions pass up a few hundred to a few thousand dollars - tax deductions for owning long-term care insurance. How come? Four sales leaders with ACSIA Partners point to psychological obstacles and suggest ways around them. ACSIA Partners is one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Matt McCann, one of the nation's leading experts on Long Term Insurance (LTCi), has launched a new educational website which will allow consumers to learn more about this important retirement planning topic. McCann is known as one of the nation's leading experts on Long Term Health Care Planning.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Protector Holdings, a joint venture of EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today the acquisition of Peartree Insurance Services. Headquartered in Brea, California, Peartree specializes in providing insurance services to Hispanic consumers.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kent Collier, J.D., LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm's Greyling Insurance Brokerage Division as an associate client manager. Greyling is a highly regarded specialty insurance broker and risk management consulting team serving architects, engineers, contractors, environmental service firms and law firms across the country.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: AccuSure today announced that is willing to help any Calif. business learn how to comply with one of the most important but overlooked mandates from OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Administration). Most businesses are required by law to publish a summary of their OSHA 300 log from 02/01 - 04/30 annually.

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Today ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care (LTC) insurance agencies, reports 2014 sales of approximately $5 Million for its Worksite Division, up 100 percent from 2013. 'Double in just one year! For us, that's huge,' says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President, who heads the worksite operation.

ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Joe Salome and Barbara Scales have joined the firm's Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aimee Sapp, Kelly Chapple, Heather Perdue and Mark McInnis have all joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner, Wilson Long and Andy D'Entremont as part of EPIC's Birmingham, Alabama-based National Energy Construction Practice.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco. All will assume leadership roles in EPIC's rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: If you're 50-plus, Denise Gott has some holiday advice for you. 'Consider giving yourself the gift of long-term care insurance,' she says. 'It just might lift your spirits during the gift-giving season.' Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: We are all looking to operate as lean as possible and many employers turn to 1099 employees to reduce tax and insurance burden, says Jamie Reid, CEO of AccuSure. But a big question remains: if they file a work comp claim, would it be covered? Can the insurance company charge premium on a work comp audit? These are important for employers to know.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #20 among the nation's 'top large group employee benefits consultants' by Employee Benefit Advisor.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announced it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, with locations in St. Louis, and Tampa. The firm will now operate as 'Greyling Insurance Brokerage - a Division of EPIC.'