AM I COVERED IF HIT BY A METEOR?

  Over the last month there have been two events that have made insureds question their insurance coverage.  Those two events where the meteor strike in Russia and the incident in California where the Federal Government burned down a cabin that an ex-cop fugitive was hiding in.  Below is an article from the Independent Agents […]

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HealthCare Reform Employer Update

Are you overwhelmed, yet?  Hired that extra staff to handle compliance?  Sent your HR staff to school to learn how to do what all needs to be done?  The good news for Employers is that we’re here to help you understand your obligations, responsibilities, and potential exposure as a consequence of health care reform. On […]

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HealthCare Reform: Exchange and Stand Alone HRA updates

A Delay for Exchange Notices and a No Way for Stand-Alone HRAs Last Thursday, the Department of Labor issued a new frequently asked questions document about PPACA implementation that addressed both employer exchange notification requirements and the future for stand-alone HRA plans. The FAQ formally delayed the requirement that all employers subject to the Fair […]

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Local Sports Sensations

You know, Owensboro sure has a lot going on in youth sports.  Most of us know all about the Michael Waltrip, Darrell Waltrip,  Jeremy Mayfield, and Hayden boys racing successes.  Owensboro grows more than just fast drivers.  The local, regional, and national spotlight has been shining on Becca Greenwell, OCHS Senior’s recent record breaking feat with […]

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An Interview with a Certified Worker’s Compensation Counselor

I recently sat down with Wes Taylor, Worth Insurance Group’s Worker’s Compensation Consultant.  Wes is the only agent in Owensboro, KY that holds the Certified Worker’s Compensation Counselor designation.  Curious as to how this helps our clients, I asked Wes some questions. Kelly:  Wes, what does the additional education you have in order to obtain […]

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NCAA fines Penn State

While we don’t have anything quite as newsworthy as the trials and tribulations of the institution that is Penn State at present, we can’t help but consider our own home state and the gusto with which we support our college sports programs.  There is no dispute that what this man was convicted of doing was indecent, cruel, […]

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Employers: What to do with the MLR Rebate checks

Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Health Care Reform legislation, several of our employers have been receiving their MLR Rebate Checks.  So, what do you do with them? There are tax consequences for the rebates.  Here is an abbreviated idea of how to treat those rebates. If it’s a Group Policy and the […]

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