National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

NAIFA President John Nichols is 'Industry Hero'

July 28, 2014

NAIFA President John Nichols is one of "13 insurance industry heros you need to know," says a  new acrticle in LifeHealthPro . "The opportunity to make a difference exists more today than ever before," Nichols tells the publication. "There are more potential clients, the need for our products and services has probably never been greater, the quality of our products and services are better than ever before." Read the rest of the interview on the LifeHealthPro website.

Subsidies should not be restricted to health insurance marketplaces

July 28, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the D.C. Court of Appeals issued contradictory rulings on the legality of health care subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. When it comes to the ACA, at least we can all agree on one thing: It’s complicated. NAIFA has long argued that Americans eligible for health care subsidies should not be restricted to the government marketplaces, and last fall the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rightly agreed that consumers were all...

NAIFA's Nichols: "Time Is Right" for NARAB II

July 17, 2014

NAIFA President John Nichols comments on TRIA and NARAB: “We are pleased the Senate has advanced the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (TRIA Reform Act) that includes an amendment that would create the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers (NARAB) . While leaders in the House continue discussion over TRIA, it is our hope they will be able to pass something in the near future so the House and Senate can finalize both TRIA and NARAB this year....

Proposed Legislation Highlights the Importance of Agents to Consumers Seeking Health Insurance

July 8, 2014

Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA) will introduce a pair of NAIFA-supported bills to ensure health insurance consumers have greater choice and continued access to advice and services of professional insurance advisors. “Sen. Landrieu, along with many of her colleagues in Congress, knows the vital role agents and brokers play as they help Americans understand their health insurance options and obtain quality, affordable coverage,” said NAIFA President John Nichols. “The CHOICE Act and the Enhan...