Health Insurance Compensation Disclosure Guidance, Sample Form Available

​Guidance to help agents and brokers comply with a new federal law requiring disclosure of health insurance compensation is now available from the Big "I" and the federal government. The requirement took effect late last month.Section 202 of the December 2020 omnibus government funding legislation signed into law by former President Donald Trump included new compensation disclosure requirements for health insurance agents and brokers. The requirements took effect on Dec. 27, 2021.After the requirements took effect last week, the Department of Labor (DOL) released Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2021-03, which provides further guidance and announces the DOL's temporary enforcement policy for group health plan service…

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National Legislative Conference

‘Big I Leads the Way’ with a virtual National Legislative Conference on April 13 – 16, 2021. You are invited to register for this important once-a-year event from the comfort of your office or home.       NO COST TO ATTEND!         NO TRAVEL TO WASHINGTON D.C.! Get the latest data on the many legislative, regulatory, and legal challenges we face. Hear from legislators, carriers, and industry leaders. You will receive a wealth of information in just a few days!   Register today.     Register Here!

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Homeowners Coverage Proposed by Big I NY Available Now in NY

​An endorsement to the Insurance Services Office (ISO) Homeowners insurance program, which Big I New York initially proposed, has been approved by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS). The form gives homeowners coverage for damage to underground utility service lines. It will allow you to offer better protection against very expensive losses to your Homeowners clients.Since 2012, Big I New York has been a member of the Mid-America Insurance Conference,  a forum where independent agents, trade association staff, and representatives of industry standards-setting organizations discuss topics such as property-casualty coverage, rules, forms, and other technical aspects within the industry. ISO, the National Council on…

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