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Federal Requirement for Hospitals to Show Pricing Launches in 2019

December 26th, 2018 - In Healthcare, Insurance News

In the new year, 2019, a federal requirement will require hospitals to show the goods, so to speak. In other words, pricing for services the hospital provides will become accessible for the public.

It’s a small win for patients. But the question remaining is how on point are the shared …

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Consumer Protection Coalition Creates Petition to Stop AOB Abuse

November 5th, 2018 - In Insurance News, Insurance Tips & Info

The Florida Chamber of Commerce in partnership with insurers, consumer protection agencies, and legal reform groups have put together the Consumer Protection Coalition. The goal seems to be fighting off Assignment of Benefits (AOB) fraud with the formation of a petition and education awareness campaign about AOB abuse.

If you’re …

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Open Enrollment for 2019 ACA Coverage Is Here

October 31st, 2018 - In Healthcare, Insurance News

If you haven’t heard that open enrollment starts November 1, 2018, for 2019 Affordable Care Act coverage, you’re not alone. Depending on what state you live in, advertising budgets for ACA health insurance coverage will either be plump or limited.

States with leaders who do not support the ACA’s existence …

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Investigators Zero In on Fraudulent Panhandle Contractors

October 30th, 2018 - In Community, Insurance News, Insurance Tips & Info, Safety and Prevention, Tips

It’s no surprise to see contractors move in on an area after a natural disaster takes place. However, whenever a disaster occurs in Florida, there will always be a bad apple or two in the bunch. This is why fraud investigators created a task force to get the upper hand.…

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Florida Governor Orders Insurance Rate Hike Freeze Due to Hurricane Michael

October 18th, 2018 - In Insurance News, Insurance Tips & Info

On October 15, an executive order came down from Governor Rick Scott to afford a break to homeowners after the devastating blow dealt by Hurricane Michael to Florida’s Panhandle. Provisions included involving rate hikes for homeowner’s insurance policies getting frozen for approximately 90 days as well as giving a 90-day …

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Florida’s Market for Private Home Insurance Providers Is Growing, Finally

September 28th, 2018 - In Community, Insurance News

The Sun-Sentinel recently reported on the status of Florida’s private home insurance market. It looks to be healthier in comparison to the past several years. What once were slim pickings is perking up a little. As we approach October, that leaves us with about two months left to wrap up …

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Floridians Rejoice, We’re No Longer the Worst Drivers!

August 24th, 2018 - In Insurance News, Safety and Prevention

SmartAsset a financial a finance website created a study that has traditionally ranked Floridians not only among the worst drivers, but being the worst drivers too. Ouch. In 2017, the report ranked Florida at #1.

This year, up 7 places from last, Florida now ranks #8 on the SmartAsset worst …

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President Trump Signs Bill to Extend National Flood Insurance Program

July 31st, 2018 - In Insurance News

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) lives to see another month, four of them to be exact. The president extended the NFIP for an additional four months. This was a last minute extension as the program was scheduled to come to an end as of July 31, 2018.

If the …

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Airbnb Becoming Lucrative Income Generator for Florida’s Aging Population

May 31st, 2018 - In Community, Insurance News, Tampa Bay News

According to Sarasota’s Herald Tribune, there “are 18,000 older hosts” in Florida. Hosts are what Airbnb calls the property owners who “rent” out their homes, condos, villas, house boats, RVs and trailers to the public through the popular website. The venture is called home-sharing, not really renting, because it’s …

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Florida Boat Owners Can Now Get Lightning Coverage

April 30th, 2018 - In Insurance News

As the once reigning lightning capital of the United States (title moved to Mississippi in 2018), and Tampa being referred to as the lightning capital of Florida – it’s fair to say that Florida sees a lot of lightning throughout the year. It’s also fair to say there is a …

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