A.M. BestTV: Insurance Agents Press Their Case in Washington

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This episode of A.M. BestTV looks at how the Professional Insurance Agent’s Legislative Summit brings leadership and members to Washington to lobby lawmakers on key agent/broker issues, including opposition to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s minimum loss ratio mandate and federal licensing. The executives also detail their concerns about the impact of hikes in the national flood insurance program. Click on http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=pia414 to view the episode.

People who appear in this episode include:

  • John Lee, President, Professional Insurance Agents
  • David Epstein, State Lobbyist, Professional Insurance Agents
  • Richard Clements, President-Elect, Professional Insurance Agents
  • Jeff Jeffrey, Washington Bureau Manager, A.M. Best Company

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