SAN Group Names Diane Christiansen as Commercial Lines Placement Specialist

Hampton, NH, May 19, 2018 –(PR.com)– Satellite Agency Network Group, Inc. (SAN) is pleased to announce that Diane Christiansen has recently joined the largest alliance of independent insurance agencies in the northeast as Commercial Lines Placement Specialist for its AccessPlus department. Christiansen is responsible for the placement of new commercial business accounts on behalf of SAN member agencies, and will work closely with those agents and insurance carriers to streamline the delivery of information on new and renewal insurance policies. “Diane brings over thirty-four years of experience in commercial lines,…

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SAN Group Celebrates 35 Years at Annual Business Meeting

Hampton, NH, May 19, 2018 –(PR.com)– Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group, Inc. celebrated 35 years of success at its Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. More than 500 insurance industry professionals attended the one-day event, which featured workshops, panel discussions, trade show, luncheon, and a keynote address from Scott Stratten, a best-selling author, renowned social media influencer, and president of UnMarketing.com. Participants included SAN member agency owners and staff, insurance company partners and executives, vendors, and industry subject matter experts. The…

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13.6 Million Have Medicare Supplement Insurance Reports AAMSI

Los Angeles, CA, May 18, 2018 –(PR.com)– The number of Americans with Medicare Supplement insurance continues to increase with 13.6 million having this form of coverage in 2017 according to the American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance. "The number of Medicare Supplement insurance policies has increased 40 percent since 2010," shares Jesse Slome, director of the Association. "With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, the growth trend will continue as people want coverage to supplement their Medicare health benefits." The Association released the data in advance of the upcoming national…

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Frankly Better Marketing Enterprises Enters the Insurance World

Philadelphia, PA, May 18, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Media Management Division of Frankly Better Marketing Enterprises today announced a major comapany expansion, with the establishment of a new division. According to comapany managment, the new division will be named Better Insurance Options. The establishment of this new division, long in preperation, will greatly enhance and support FBMEs efforts to expand into the arena of Medicare Supplement Sales, more commonly referred to as Medigap. "The preparation for this expansion has been underway for quite some time," said Company Principal Frank Sutter, "But…

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Toothbrush startup acquires dental insurance company for total tooth care

Dental Insurance Company - Toothbrush and Dental Tools

Quip has announced its intentions to purchase Afora, taking the next step in its unique business model. Electric toothbrush startup, Quip, is acquiring Afora, a dental insurance company. Quip first started selling its toothbrushes online back in 2015. It has, since that time, built a substantial consumer network. The toothbrush company offers subscriptions for direct-to-consumer personal care products. As popular as its toothbrushes have become, Quip is lining up to become more than a toothbrush brand. Instead, it is expanding to be able to become a dental insurance company, too.…

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California Insurance Brokers Educate Owners on Nightlife Insurance

Los Angeles, CA, May 18, 2018 –(PR.com)– The California entertainment insurance brokers at MFE Insurance Brokers discuss different coverages of nightlife insurance including bar, restaurant, and nightclub insurance. These can include general liability insurance, liquor liability insurance, and assault and battery insurance. It is important for nightlife businesses to be covered under these policies due to the high risk of property damage, lawsuits, and profit loss they face on a nightly basis. If business owners don't take precaution to seek coverage under nightlife policies, they may be faced with bankruptcy,…

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New Report: More Than 60 Percent of Patients Seeking Proton Therapy Are Initially Denied by Nation's Insurers

Washington, DC, May 17, 2018 –(PR.com)– Today the Alliance for Proton Therapy Access released a national report – Cancer Care Denied: The Broken State of Patient Access to Proton Therapy – revealing the heavy emotional and financial burden that many cancer patients endure when trying to get their insurer’s approval for physician-recommended proton radiation therapy. The report calls on insurance commissioners in all 50 states to adopt and enforce the principles of a Cancer Patients’ Timely Treatment Bill of Rights and hold insurers accountable for providing fair, timely, and transparent…

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Open source insurance policy becomes Lemonade’s new way to stand out

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This unique new form of coverage allows anyone to be able to edit the wording and design. AI-powered insurer, Lemonade, has launched a new open source insurance policy. This represents a first in the world. Lemonade is known for its innovative strategies and is often associated with world’s firsts. The policy is meant to be open to the “wisdom of the crowd” in its writing and creation. The insurance company has launched what it calls Policy 2.0, according to a Lemonade press release. The idea behind this new open source…

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RT New Day Named One of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ Magazine

Hamilton, NJ, May 16, 2018 –(PR.com)– RT New Day (formerly New Day Underwriting Managers), a part of R-T Specialty, LLC, has once again been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ Magazine. During ceremonies held May 1st at iPlay America's Event Center in Freehold, NJ, RT New Day was ranked 19th in the small business category for the company’s ongoing dedication to employee professional growth and quality of life. “This is the fourth time we’ve been honored with this distinction in the past five…

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Hawaii lava damage will be covered, says Insurance Commissioner

Hawaii lava damage - Volcano lava flowing

Destroyed homes will be covered by standard homeowners policies, according to Gordon Ito. The Hawaii lava damage caused by Kilauea’s eruption will be covered by homeowners insurance policies, said Hawaiian Insurance Commissioner, Gordon Ito. Ito made it clear that homes damaged or destroyed by the lava flow into a Big Island neighborhood will be covered. This should come as a relief to homeowners previously uncertain as to their coverage, as reported by Live Insurance News. Ito has been Hawaii’s insurance commissioner since 2010 and is NAIC Western Zone chair. Ito…

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