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Ever lose a direct appointment because you didn't meet the minimum premium requirement?

Posted By staff reporter, Tuesday, February 19, 2019

 

Through the PIA Market Access Program, PIA members receive an

exclusively discounted monthly rate for the use

of the InsureZone technology and market access.

 

PIA Market Access is available to PIA members in all 50 states and the

District of Columbia. Carrier availability varies by state.

 

How does market access help you?

 

PIA members who enroll have access to over 50 national and specialty personal and commercial lines markets from a number of admitted “A” or better-rated companies.

 

PIA Market Access can help you remarket, shop policies, and assist with book rollovers.

 
Agents submitting applications through the platform can receive quotes from most of these companies through a technologically advanced personal and commercial lines rater.
 
 
PIA has negotiated an exclusive low monthly rate for the use of our partner InsureZone’s technology and market access.
 
 
Agents who enroll in the PIA Market Access Program will receive the first two months free. Agents can expect to see competitive commission rates.
 
 
PIA members participating in the PIA Market Access Program will retain ownership of their book of business, and if they should choose to leave the program, there are no exit fees.
 
 
InsureZone is a full-service provider that is fully staffed with underwriters to answer agents’ questions and make the sales process as smooth as possible. The program provides insurance CSRs to make requested policy changes and the standard of service is to begin processing all requests the same business day.
 
For a current list of carriers available in each state, visit our Carrier page.

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PIA members enjoy lower monthly fees while benefiting from 2% more in commissions than going direct.

Posted By staff reporter, Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 Market Access from PIA Western Alliance

5 COMPELLING FACTS ABOUT

PIA'S MARKET ACCESS PROGRAM

 

Fact #1

Write just a few Market Access policies in a year and it will pay for your PIA membership.

 

Fact #2

PIA's Market Access Program is available in all 50 states.

 

Fact #3

PIA members enjoy lower monthly fees while benefiting from 2% more in commissions than going direct.

  

Fact #4

Personal and commercial lines markets from a number of admitted “A” or better-rated companies.

 

Fact #5

Receive quotes from many of these companies through technologically advanced personal and commercial lines rater. 

 


 

Q&A

Q:  What is the PIA Market Access Program?

A:  The PIA Market Access Program (MAP) provides PIA member agents with fast and easy access to preferred "A” rated (or better) admitted carriers offering competitive pricing and excellent commissions.

The program allows you to research, quote, bind, and manage your business with robust technology for both Personal and Commercial Lines.

 

Grow your book of business with:

  • Access to more than 50 national and specialty carriers
  • Real-time rating for personal and commercial lines
  • Ownership of your book of business and no exit fees
  • Two free months of service + low monthly access fees
  • Higher PIA member commission rates

 

Q: What if I have my own carrier appointments?

A:  Sign up for the PIA Market Access "Best of Both Worlds" Program where agents have the opportunity to rate p/l and c/l business from their existing carrier contracts and InsureZone contracts within the same platform. Agents retain 100% of commission from business written through their own agency contracts.

 

Q:  Do you have to be a PIA Member to take advantage of the Market Access Program?

A:  Yes.

  

Q:  What is the qualifying criteria to participate in PIA's Market Access Program?

A: In order to maintain a high level of agency interaction and quality results for carrier partners, we have a few requirements for new and existing members.

  • $45 First Month Fee - This fee is non-refundable and it covers enrollment fees, background check, license review and first monthly fee
  • $5,000 monthly new premium requirement
  • Favorable credit history
  • PIA Membership Is Required.
  • Experience - Minimum of (3) years of experience selling commercial property/casualty insurance for commercial lines access and (1) year of experience selling personal property/casualty insurance for personal lines access
  • Review of past three years of E&O losses and experience
  • Current E&O Insurance from an AM Best A-Rated carrier with a minimum limit of $1,000,000 per occurrence and a minimum limit of $1,000,000 per aggregate.  Binders and certificates of insurance will be accepted for temporary proof only.  We require a copy of the full policy declarations page for the annual term of the policy.

We currently do not accept E&O from the following carriers due to coverage limitations: Everest, Mercer, National Casualty, E&O written through carriers purchased on the website E&O for Less or on NAPA paper. No exceptions.

 

Unfortunately, not everyone who enrolls in the PIA Market Access will be approved. Some carriers may require a separate and/or additional approval process.

 

Q: What documentation will I need for the application process?

A:  Before you begin your application process with InsureZone, please take a moment to gather some required documentation:

  • Agent License Number, for all states licensed
  • List of all agency W2 and 1099 employees
  • Agency Federal Tax ID and/or SSN of owner
  • E&O dec page, expiration date, and limits
  • Carrier Experience Reports

 

Q: How long is the approval process?  Then what happens?

A:  Approval generally takes 5-7 working days. Once you are qualified,you will be sent a PIA Market Access Producer Agreement to sign and return. At such time, you will be requested to attend a (1) hour online orientation. Then you’ll be off and running in no time!

 

Q: How do I get started with the Market Access Program?

A:  First, you need to be a member. If you're not a member, you'll need to join PIA Western Alliance.

Talk to Lori at PIA Western Alliance

 


 

PIA MEMBERS

Start the application process here

PIA Western Alliance

Tap here* to start the Insure Zone application process.

*NOTE:  You will be routed to PIA National's website

 


QUESTIONS?

Call us: (888) 246.4466


Current program members

Contact Insure Zone at (866) 243-5934 


 

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Around the PIA Western Alliance States

Posted By staff reporter, Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Around the PIA Western Alliance 

Arizona


Uber Crash Lawsuit: Last year Elaine Herzberg was hit and killed by an autonomous vehicle owned by Uber. The suit isn’t against Uber, but against the city of Tempe.

Herzberg’s husband and daughter each want $5 million in damages and say the city of Tempe created a dangerous situation when it installed a brick pathway across the median where people aren’t supposed to be crossing.

 

Source link: Insurance Journal

 

Idaho

From the Idaho Department of Insurance

A tip from a social media post helped lead to an insurance fraud conviction for a Bingham County resident.  Danielle Collins was sentenced in Bingham County District Court last week after pleading guilty to one count of insurance fraud following an investigation conducted by the Idaho Department of Insurance.

In court proceedings, Collins admitted to purchasing car insurance after damaging her vehicle.  She was placed on three years of supervised probation by Judge Darren B. Simpson and ordered to pay $800 in fines, $245 in court costs, $500 to the Public Defender’s office, and $536 in restitution to the DOI.  She also must complete 100 hours of community service.

Court records show Collins purchased an auto policy through Progressive Insurance on August 25, 2017.  Three days later she submitted a claim for an accident in which her vehicle sustained damage to its front end and both driver’s side tires.  However, Progressive officials discovered a Facebook post dated days prior to the reported date of the accident and claim submission in which Collins asked her friends and followers, “Who gets not one but two flat tires?? Meeee!!  The social media gaffe helped DOI investigators close the case against Collins.

“This is an example of how insurance fraud comes in all shapes and sizes,” said Director Dean Cameron.  “I’m proud of the work of our investigators because every case of fraud, no matter how big or small, adds up and becomes costly for all Idaho consumers.”

 

Medicare Workshop to be Offered in Idaho Falls

A free Medicare Workshop for individuals turning 65 and those approaching Medicare eligibility will be held Thursday, February 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Idaho Falls Senior Center, 535 W. 21st St., Idaho Falls.  Caregivers and all those interested in learning how Medicare works are encouraged to attend.

The workshop will be led by Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA), a unit of the Idaho Department of Insurance.  SHIBA presenters will introduce the various parts of Medicare and explain some of the vocabulary associated with the program. 

Topics to be covered include:

 

  Timeframes for enrolling in Medicare

  Enrollment periods for Medigap, Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans

  How the different parts of Medicare work together – and when they don’t

 

To register for the workshop, please contact the SHIBA Helpline at 1-800-247-4422.

 

Montana

Minimum Wage

Montana Democrat Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell of Helena wants the state’s minimum wage to go up from $8.50 an hour to $15. If her bill — HB 345 — gets passed, the wage will go to $12 an hour on July 1st of this year, and rise to $15 on July 1st in 2020.

The AFL-CIO and the Montana Federation of Public Employees and the Montana Department of Labor and Industry are supporting the bill.

Opposing the bill is the Montana Retail Association and the Montana Restaurant Association.

Source link: Independent Record

 

Oregon

Marijuana Audit

An audit done by the secretary of state’s office has found the inspections conducted in Oregon’s marijuana industry and not up to speed. The state says the testing system is weak and threatens consumers with contaminants.

Just 3% of the retailers have been inspected and just one-third of the state’s marijuana growers. Also — the report said — marijuana regulators are not doing much to address the black market sales.

However, so far, the legal pot market has generated $207 million in taxes for the state coffers.

 

Oregon’s Innovation Hub

The Department of Consumer and Business Services’ Division of Financial Regulation has opened its Innovation Hub to help insurance, financial, and technology companies bring innovative products, services, and tools to Oregonians.

Experts, thought leaders, and businesses are encouraged to visit dfr.oregon.gov/innovation to connect with the division’s Innovation Liaison and learn more about Oregon’s Innovation Hub.

“We want to engage and collaborate with businesses that are poised to leverage technology in a way that will benefit Oregonians.” said Andrew Stolfi, division administrator. “The Innovation Hub is here to help the businesses we regulate deliver emerging products, and services to Oregon consumers.”

The Innovation Liaison helps companies navigate regulatory guidelines in a way that enables new technology flourish within the state. The liaison helps the division develop and maintain a structure that that can adapt to innovation both now and in the future.

For more information or to connect with the Innovation Liaison visit dfr.oregon.gov/innovation

 

 

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Attitude of Gratitude: Thanks a lot, Hull & Co NW!

Posted By staff reporter, Tuesday, January 29, 2019

 

INVESTING IN OUR YOUNG INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS

PIA Western Alliance

would like to thank

Hull & Company NW

for their gracious SILVER sponsorship of PIAs

2019 Oregon Young Insurance Professionals Events.

 

 

Tags:  Hull & Company NW  Oregon Young Insurance Professionals  OYIP  PIA Western Alliance 

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Are you ready for some Salishan?! OR/ID Conference + Tradeshow

Posted By Staff Reporter, Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Be part of all of our conference marketing from the beginning.


Registration Now Open!

The PIA of Oregon/Idaho listened to it's members and in response we are embracing traditions.

Our 2019 Oregon/Idaho Conference and Trade Show will be held at the beautifully restored Salishan Resort along the Oregon Coast May 5 - 7.  

Our focus will be comprehensive education, fantastic networking and fun will be the highlight. And we honor a one of the most beloved PIA supporters by renaming our annual Golf Tournament to the Dave Iwata Golf Tournament. The perfect tribute who's passion was the game and worked to make PIA's tournaments the successes that they are.  

This year's trade show will be the perfect mix of quality time with agents, set among the hills of the Oregon Coast, at one of the top 5 rated Conde Nast resorts in Oregon. 2 exhibitions, Monday May 6th Reception from 5 PM to 7 PM and again on Tuesday Morning May 7 from 8 AM to 10 AM.  

Reserve your Sponsorship or Exhibit booth right now to be part of all of our conference marketing from the beginning.

 

Be part of all of our conference marketing from the beginning.  Registration Open Now!

 

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Special Report: Texas Judge Declares ObamaCare Unconstitutional

Posted By Staff Reporter, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Judge Reed O’Connor

S P E C I A L   R E P O R T 

This is an evolving story so between the time it is being written on Monday, December 17th and the time you read it, more comments will be added and more angles on the subject will be taken.

What won’t change is the basics.

U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth, Texas has — in effect — with one stroke of the pen, has done away with the Affordable Care Act. He agreed with a suit filed by 20 states that said because Congress eliminated the penalty for not signing up for ObamaCare, the entire law is invalid and therefore unconstitutional.

The penalty — known as the individual mandate — required all Americans to have health insurance or face a huge fine. It was done away with by Congress when the so-called Trump tax cuts were signed into law late last year.

O’Connor began his decision saying it will be shocking and will send shockwaves throughout the country. That is almost an understatement.

“The United States healthcare system touches millions of lives in a daily and deeply personal way. Health-insurance policy is therefore a politically charged affair — inflaming emotions and testing civility,” O’Connor noted and then said, “In some ways, the question before the Court involves the intent of both the 2010 and 2017 Congresses. The former enacted the ACA. The latter sawed off the last leg it stood on.”

In conclusion, O’Connor said, “The individual mandate is so interwoven with the ACA’s regulations that they cannot be separated. None of them can stand,” and then concluded, “The remainder of the ACA is non-severable from the individual mandate, meaning that the Act must be invalidated in whole.”

The reaction was immediate. Republicans — other than President Trump — have been pretty quiet. Democrats — as expected — and health groups were upset and very critical of the decision.

As soon as he heard the ruling, the president tweeted, “Wow, but not surprisingly, ObamaCare was just ruled UNCONSTITUTIONAL by a highly respected judge in Texas. Great news for America!”

In second tweet Trump said, “As I predicted all along, Obamacare has been struck down as an UNCONSTITUTIONAL disaster! Now Congress must pass a STRONG law that provides GREAT healthcare and protects pre-existing conditions. Mitch [McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader] and Nancy [Pelosi, the assumed next Speaker of the House], get it done!”

So what happens in the meantime? Trump — via Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and White House spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders — said the law will remain in place until the expected appeal reaches the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

“The Court’s decision does not affect this season's open enrollment,” Verma said on Twitter.

 

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer jumped on the decision. An appeal will be filed and he hopes somewhere along the line O’Connor’s decision will be overturned.

“If this awful ruling is upheld in the higher courts, it will be a disaster for tens of millions of American families, especially for people with pre-existing conditions,” Schumer said. “The ruling seems to be based on faulty legal reasoning and hopefully it will be overturned. Americans who care about working families must do all they can to prevent this district court ruling from becoming law.”

The presumptive next Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said “the district court ruling in Republicans’ lawsuit seeks to subvert the will of the American people and sow chaos in the final day of HealthCare.gov open enrollment.”

She noted the House “will move swiftly to formally intervene in the appeals process to uphold the life-saving protections for people with pre-existing conditions and reject Republicans' effort to destroy the Affordable Care Act.”

The resolution Pelosi will get passed will allow the body’s general counsel to defend the Affordable Care Act on behalf of the House.

“The GOP Congress tried and failed to destroy the Affordable Care Act and protections for pre-existing conditions. Then, in the midterm election, the American people delivered a record-breaking margin of almost 10 million votes against House Republicans’ vile assault on health care,” she said.

But do Republicans want the pre-existing condition aspect of the law done away with? Before last month’s election — and before this decision — Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell said, “There’s nobody in the Senate that I’m familiar with who is not in favor of coverage of pre-existing conditions.”

 

How will the decision resonate with the people?

The Kaiser Family Foundation’s ObamaCare poll — conducted in November — said 53% of us favor the law.

The 20 states forming the coalition challenging the law are the PIA Western Alliance state of Arizona and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

The coalition is led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Wisconsin’s Attorney General Brad Schimel. Both are Republicans and are pleased with Judge O’Connor’s decision.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led the opposition. He said an appeal will be filed and thinks the ruling will eventually be overturned because the “ACA has already survived more than 70 unsuccessful repeal attempts and withstood scrutiny in the Supreme Court.”

On the ruling itself, Becerra said, “Today’s ruling is an assault on 133 million Americans with pre-existing conditions, on the 20 million Americans who rely on the ACA’s consumer protections for health care, on America’s faithful progress toward affordable health care for all Americans.”

The last word on the subject belongs to former president Barack Obama. He attacked the decision on social media and urged people to continue signing up for health care through the Affordable Care Act’s various websites.

 

“You might have heard about a federal court decision on a Republican lawsuit trying to strike down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety,” he said on Facebook. “As this decision makes its way through the courts, which will take months, if not years, the law remains in place and will likely stay that way.”

 

So for now — Obama said — nothing will change. “A lot of good people are fighting to ensure that nothing about your care will change. The ACA protects your pre-existing conditions, no matter how you get your insurance,” Obama said. “But all of this should also be a reminder that Republicans will never stop trying to undo all that. If they can’t get it done in Congress, they’ll keep trying in the courts, even when it puts people’s pre-existing conditions coverage at risk.”

 

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Source links: Reuters, The Hill, Fortune, NPR, CBS News, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, The Washington Post

 

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Congress Insurance Agenda for 2019

Posted By Staff Reporter, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

 

Four important insurance items will be on the agenda of the next Congress. It starts work in January of next year. First and foremost is the renewal — and reform — of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Since September 30th of last year the NFIP has seen nine temporary extensions. The latest ends December 21st and is tied to the battle over passing a new federal government budget. The holdup on that — at least so far — is disagreements between President Trump and Democrats over the building of a wall between the United States and Mexico.

 

PIA National has been pushing hard for a permanent renewal and is:

  Working with members of Congress to support legislative solutions to create sensible options for growing the private flood insurance market, promoting flood risk management policies, transitioning to risk-based rates and reforming the NFIP

  Working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support solutions for eliminating the NFIP's debt and putting the program on a path to fiscal stability ahead of September 30, 2017, when the program is up for reauthorization

  Participating in the Flood Insurance Producers National Committee (FIPNC), an advisory committee to the federal government on issues concerning the NFIP.

 

Nat Wienecke is the senior vice president of federal government relations for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI). Like officials at the PIA, Wienecke is concerned lack of action. He points out — as the PIA has — that the continual need for renewal sets up a lot of uncertainty in the flood insurance market.

“Consumers and businesses need a reliable program that provides long-term access to flood insurance,” Wienecke said. “Many Americans are in the process of rebuilding following the historic flooding brought on by recent hurricanes. A long-term reauthorization will provide consumers with the certainty of knowing their claims will be processed promptly.”

The PIA and PCI are also tracking other items. Terrorism reinsurance reauthorization continues to worry insurers. The two parties are split on what to do with TRIA (Terrorism Risk Insurance Act) — as it is known — with the Republicans wanting more reinsurance participation in the private market and the Democrats wanting to leave things as they are.

Wienecke said he thinks Rep. Maxine Waters — who will chair the House Financial Services Committee starting in January — will push for straight renewal. 

Another concern of insurers — and insurance associations — is the Federal Insurance Office. PIA National Executive Vice President Mike Becker — and the association — has been adamant since the office was formed by the Dodd-Frank Act that it is unnecessary and leads to the federal government meddling in the regulation of insurance.

Becker said it’s time for repeal and would like — instead — a different approach. If we must keep it then “create a new federal office called the Office of the Independent Insurance Advocate within the Treasury Department. We are concerned that merging the FIO into such a new office could unintentionally establish an even stronger federal insurance entity with an even broader mandate,” he said.

But PIA National says — ultimately — the office isn’t needed at all. Jon Gentile is the association’s executive vice president of government relations. He added, “Neither the Federal Insurance Office, nor an Office of the Independent Insurance Advocate, is needed. If the goal of the new Congress is to eliminate unnecessary federal regulation, getting rid of the FIO makes good sense. Doing so would reaffirm that regulation of insurance should continue to be the responsibility of the states.”

Wienecke agrees but a Democratic Party majority in the House will make that unlikely.

 

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Help us, Help you (on Capitol Hill)

Posted By Staff Reporter, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Please support these insurance companies that helps the PIA pay for lobbyists to fight for legislative issues facing Main Street Independent Insurance Agencies, like yourself, everyday (at the state and national level).

More information about PIA Western Alliance's KKLUB here.

 

 

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MEMBER BENEFIT: Try PIA's Market Access Program FREE for 2 months!

Posted By Staff Reporter, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

 

pia market access

Q: How do I get started with the Market Access Program with Insure Zone?

A:  Tap here to start the application process.

 

 Q:  What is the PIA Market Access Program?

A:  The PIA Market Access Program (MAP) provides PIA member agents with fast and easy access to preferred commercial lines from "A” rated (or better) admitted carriers offering competitive pricing and excellent commissions.

The MAP lets you research, quote, bind, and manage your business with robust technology for both Personal and Commercial Lines to help you grow your book of business. 

Grow your book of business with:

  •  Access to more than 50 national and specialty carriers
  •  Real-time rating for personal and commercial lines
  •  Ownership of your book of business and no exit fees
  •  Two free months of service and thereafter low monthly access fees
  •  Higher PIA member commission rates

 

Q: What if I have my own carrier appointments?

A:  Sign up for the PIA Market Access "Best of Both Worlds" Program where agents have the opportunity to rate p/l and c/l business from their existing carrier contracts and InsureZone contracts within the same platform. Agents retain 100% of commission from business written through their own agency contracts.

 

Q:  Do you have to be a PIA Member to take advantage of the Market Access Program?

A:  Yes.  PIA membership is a pre-requisite to enjoy the many benefits and features of the program. Tap the button below to learn more about membership and join us today!


Q:  What is the qualifying criteria to particpate in PIA's Market Access Program?

A: In order to maintain a high level of agency interaction and quality results for carrier partners, we have a few requirements for new and existing members.

  • $45 First Month Fee - This fee is non-refundable and it covers enrollment fees, background check, license review and first monthly fee
  • $5,000 monthly new premium requirement
  • Favorable credit history
  • PIA Membership Is Required. If you are not a PIA member, please contact PIA to join today.
  • Experience - Minimum of three years of experience selling commercial property/casualty insurance for commercial lines access and one year of experience selling personal property/casualty insurance for personal lines access
  • Review of past three years of E&O losses and experience
  • Current E&O Insurance from an AM Best A-Rated carrier with a minimum limit of $1,000,000 per occurrence and a minimum limit of $1,000,000 per aggregate. Binders and certificates of insurance will be accepted for temporary proof only. We require a copy of the full policy declarations page for the annual term of the policy. We currently do not accept E&O from the following carriers due to coverage limitations: Everest, Mercer, National Casualty Co, E&O written through carriers purchased on the website E&O for Less or on NAPA paper. No exceptions.

Unfortunately, not everyone who enrolls in the PIA Market Access Program will be approved. Some carriers may require a separate and/or additional approval process.

 

Membership Termination Policy DOWNLOAD PDF FILE HERE

Q: What documentation will I need for the application process?

A:  Before you begin your application process with InsureZone, please take a moment to gather some required documentation:

  • Agent License Number, for all states licensed
  • List of all agency W2 and 1099 employees
  • Agency Federal Tax ID and/or SSN of owner
  • E&O dec page, expiration date, and limits
  • Carrier Experience Reports for your top five carriers for the last three years showing premium written and loss reports

 

Q: How long is the approval process?  Then what happens?

A:  Approval generally takes 5-7 working days. Once you are qualified, you will be sent a PIA Market Access Producer Agreement to sign and return. At such time, you will be requested to attend a 1-hour online Orientation. Then you’ll be off and running in no time!

 

 Q:  What are the benefits of being part of PIA's Market Access Program?

  • Access to more than 50 carriers
  • Higher Commission rates. As a member of the PIA Western Alliance, you would enjoy up to an additional 2%
  • Real time online rating for Personal and Commercial Lines
  • Back office support and professional servicing (Underwriting, Policy Servicing and Accounting)
  • Streamlined technology with custom dashboard and reporting tool at your fingertips

  • You keep your book of business

  • PLUS: PIA MEMBERS receive 2 months free to try it out.  Up to a $180 value! $45 application applies.

 

Q: How do I get started with the Market Access Program with Insure Zone?

A:  Tap here to start the application process.

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Who wants to earn 20% commission?

Posted By Staff Reporter, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Here are some of the benefits to writing your clients a flood policy through the National Flood Insurance Program:

Curious as to how this can work for you?

We'd like to discuss next steps!

Sue Smith

Flood Insurance Enrollment

(888) 246-4466 x 118

 

 

Tags:  20% commission  flood policy  Hartford flood program  pia western alliance 

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