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New agent licensing rules take effect October 1

The Texas Department of Insurance has updated some of its agent and adjuster licensing rules to bring them more in line with Texas law and best industry practices. Pass the exam before applying: If the license type requires a qualifying … Continue reading

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TDI Update: Online Application for Insurance License Now Required

Candidates who have passed the exam to be a Texas insurance agent must apply for  licenses online. Paper applications are no longer accepted for licenses that have an online application. Candidates for most license types can apply on Sircon. You have one … Continue reading

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TDI Reminder: Deadline Approaching to Report Harvey Claims

As the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches, the Texas Department of Insurance is reminding Texans that some insurance policies have a one-year deadline to file claims. Harvey made landfall August 25. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) claims must be reported … Continue reading

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Texas Extends Use of Negotiated Experience Modifiers: What Your Impacted Clients Should Know

TDI has approved a petition filed by IIAT to extend the use of negotiated experience modifiers in the NCCI Experience Rating Plan Manual to July 1, 2019. Without a change, the use of negotiated experience modifiers in Rule 4-C-4 would have expired … Continue reading

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Workers Comp Negotiated Mods Extended

IIAT is pleased to announce that TDI has approved a petition filed by IIAT to extend the use of negotiated experience modifiers in the NCCI Experience Rating Plan Manual to July 1, 2019. Without a change, the use of negotiated experience modifiers … Continue reading

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TDI Hearing on IIAT Request to Extend Work Comp Experience Modifier Deadline

The Texas Department of Insurance will hold a public hearing on a petition IIAT filed to extend the expiration date of negotiated experience modifiers in the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) Experience Rating Plan Manual for Workers Compensation and Employers … Continue reading

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Licensing Changes

The expiration date for your license has changed to the last day of your birth month. You can see the new date online. To look up a license on the TDI website, go to https://txapps.texas.gov/NASApp/tdi/TdiARManager.  This change does not affect … Continue reading

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TDI Licensing Update

IIAT recently met with TDI to discuss a number of topics including the licensing process. The good news is that the Department has recovered from the flood of applications and backlog resulting from Hurricane Harvey. TDI has stabilized processing times … Continue reading

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Ask Regina

Q. Our insured received a letter from NCCI informing the insured that they want to verify classification codes on my insured’s workers’ compensation policy by conducting a physical inspection of their business operation. Is this something new? A. According to … Continue reading

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Ask Regina

Q. We have an insured who is self-insuring workers’ compensation and paying all their employees claims, but they are not approved by the Texas Department of Insurance as a Certified Self-Insurer. Are there any penalties for not being a Certified … Continue reading

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