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    EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN

Against the backdrop of its rich history, The Philadelphia Contributionship rebrands itself while retaining core values Decades ago, it was the fashion for insurers to shorten their formal names, presumably to make them appear to be more in step with the modern era. The Insurance Company of North America became INA … Government Employees Insurance Company became GEICO … the Hartford Fire Insurance Company became The Hartford … and the

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    ANGST ON THE HILL

ANGST ON THE HILL

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion House Financial Services Committee is no longer a serious venue for policy development This conflict is not a typical Republican versus Democrat food fight. No, this altercation pits House Republicans against Republicans in the Senate. In the past 30 years, this observer has read and heard his share of rants from policymakers who felt constrained by the legislative process. Most of those colorful statements came

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    FROM PUPPIES AND KITTENS TO NATIONAL INSURANCE AWARD WINNER

FROM PUPPIES AND KITTENS TO NATIONAL INSURANCE AWARD WINNER

Working at an animal hospital paves the road for a successful career for the 2017 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year We’d all love a job where we could play with puppies and kittens all day, right? I’d probably say “no,” but only because I have allergies. Working with these adorable animals is where it all began for Crystal Rose Cathcart, regional relationship director at Middletown, Connecticut’s MarketStance,

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    SAVVY AND SMARTS DRIVE CAREER SUCCESS

SAVVY AND SMARTS DRIVE CAREER SUCCESS

Healthcare executive delivers for clients and employees This month we present the fifth article in our Broken Glass series, in which we talk with a woman in the independent agency business about the challenges and rewards she has experienced throughout her career. This month we profile Linda Jones, MHA, CPCU, who is managing director of healthcare and chief operating officer of Self-Insured Services Company, Inc., a subsidiary of brokerage RCM&D.

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    MEDICAID FOR ALL?

MEDICAID FOR ALL?

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion The federal-state healthcare funding program is proposed as “the public option” at the same time Washington considers significant cuts After 30 years of working in and around the glamorous and exciting world of insurance public policy, one becomes accustomed to wild surprises. So when, in June of this year, New York magazine carried a story about Nevada considering legislation to fix health insurance, this proved

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