Advisor Insurance Agency Agent Becomes Farm Certified

Por el 27-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

Willard, MO, August 27, 2016 –(PR.com)– Advisor Insurance Agency’s Liz Letterman recently earned the On Your Side® Basic Farm Certification designation from Nationwide, the number one farm insurer in the U.S. A certified agent understands a client’s farming operations, provides basic risk assessments that can help reduce expenses, educates clients about exposures, matches coverages to meet a farm operation’s needs, …

A look at the numbers from the state's retirement and assisted living facilities

Por el 27-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

The assisted living facilities and retirement communities on The Lists this week look to be in the prime of their business cycle. Ninety-six percent of them reported that their facilities were at least 75 percent occupied with 28 percent maintaining a waiting list. With Baby boomers still retiring in droves and many retirees drawn to Oregon and southwest Washington’s esteemed …

Breaking Tar Heel State BX News [Updated]

Por el 26-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

As if North Carolina Blue Cross hasn’t put itself in enough hot water, FoIB Jeff M tips us that the carrier has decided it doesn’t really need (want?) a lot of new business:Effective for the 2017 plan year (Open Enrollment ’16), NC BX is paying $0 commission on new business coming from other carriers, $0 commission on BX re-writes, and …

Bank Holiday Monday opening hours: When are DIY shops B&Q, Homebase and Wickes plus Argos, Currys PC World, Halfords, Ikea, John Lewis open?

Por el 26-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

John Lewis Although the retailer prides itself on being never knowingly undersold, when it comes to bank holiday opening hours, it’s slightly less clear-cut. Many stores appear to be operating slightly reduced hours on Monday, although in London most stores seem to be operating until 8pm, so make sure you time your visit by checking the store locator on its website.  Wickes The …

Federal crop insurance participation less likely among wealthy growers

Por el 26-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

The farmers who are most likely to buy this coverage aren’t the ones who are making the most money. A new report showed farmers are less likely to use federal crop insurance if they are among the wealthiest. This coverage is meant to help protect growers against risks such as low output prices and crop failure. The American program has …

Check out the PBJ's Health Care of the Future line-up

Por el 25-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

Marilyn Tavenner is the former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid… more Andrew Harrer The words “health care” and “consumer” never used to be combined in the same sentence. Now it’s common to hear those concepts linked. Health care companies, whether they’re insurers or hospital systems or health IT developers, are vying for the heart and mind of …

Contrary to popular myth: The EpiPen story

Por el 25-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

Over at The Grey lady, Aaron Carroll (professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine) has a helpful explication of how the current EpiPen kerfluffle came about. He outlines the history of how the EpiPen came into being, and its subsequent history. He notes that, although the active ingrecdient is relatively inexpensive, it’s also “inherently unstable. Research shows that …

UK car industry 'booming' as car production tops one million in July

Por el 25-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive, said, “UK car production in 2016 is booming, with new British-built models in demand across the world.” While Mr Hawes suggested that the performance flew in the face of the dire warnings from the Remain camp ahead of the vote, he said it was vital that policymakers ensured that Britain remained open for business. “Manufacturers have invested billions …

Auto insurance rates are strikingly higher in some states than others

Por el 24-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

A new study has revealed a major difference in premiums and Alabama drivers continue to pay more. Quadrant Information Services and insuranceQuotes.com have jointly released an auto insurance rates study. Within it, they named Alabama as the fourth most expensive state for drivers to be insured. The research examined some of the factors that play a role in making this …

Local rehab company buys physical therapy practice in Delaware

Por el 24-08-2016 Categoria: Insurance

A western Pennsylvania rehabilitation company has acquired a Delaware-based physical therapy firm for an undisclosed sum. Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services Inc., based in Blairsville, took over the Physical Therapy Connection, which is based in Wilmington, Del. Phoenix has 61 outpatient physical therapy centers in Pennsylvania and Virginia, and was recapitalized in 2013 by 3 Rivers Capital, which is based …