September 19, 2017
As we noted last week, our friends at Houston charity BakerRipley have done vital work in assisting those affected by Hurricane Harvey, including running a major shelter at NRG Center, which is located near the home stadium of the NFL's Houston Texans.
While the storm has passed, the need to help...Read More
After Harvey, many Houston-area residents are still in need of help. That’s where BakerRipley comes in.
September 14, 2017
The waters from Hurricane Harvey have receded, and the storm has begun to fade from headlines, but recovery remains an ongoing process for many Houston-area residents.
As of Wednesday night, about 2,200 people displaced by the storm remained in a temporary shelter at Houston’s NRG Center, a 700,000-square-foot convention hall located within...Read More
September 11, 2017
Here is a compilation of insurance-related news and notes stemming from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma:
-- While losses in connection with Hurricane Irma could range into the tens of billions of dollars, it could have been worse for property and casualty insurers.
-- Here is a closer look at the Florida homeowners’...Read More
September 08, 2017
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires plan sponsors with prescription plans to distribute a notice regarding the Part D creditability of its prescription coverage to all Medicare-eligible participants prior to Sunday, October 15, 2017.
As a practical matter, this notice should be distributed to all employees, plan participants,...Read More
September 06, 2017
Currently a Category Five storm, Hurricane Irma could make landfall in Florida by Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center's projections Wednesday. From there, the storm could move north and east to affect parts of Georgia and South Carolina.
Irma's impact on renters, homeowners, and business owners could be significant. As...Read More
August 29, 2017
In the aftermath of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, affected residents with flood insurance will have to file damage claims. The government-administered National Flood Insurance Program is behind the majority of U.S. flood policies, which are sold through local insurance agents.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advises flood policyholders to...Read More
In our August personal insurance newsletter, we explore several topics of note for policyholders, including when it's time to add new drivers to parents' insurance policies.
After the toys of summer have gone
With summer winding down, seasonal items such as boats, personal watercraft, motorcycles, and classic cars may soon have to...Read More
August 23, 2017
At Plexus, we enjoy reading about insurance. Here are five industry-related stories we are sharing, bookmarking and scrolling through as the work week rolls along:
-- According to Yahoo Sports, New York Giants star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is considering buying a $100 million loss-of-value insurance policy as he enters...Read More
- Ongoing Hurricane Harvey relief efforts: Three ways you can help
- After Harvey, many Houston-area residents are still in need of help. That’s where BakerRipley comes in.
- Plexus Points: Insurance stories we’re reading
- Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Annual Notice Due Before October 15
- Helpful insurance links, resources for storms