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Highlights of NAIFA's National Advocacy Meeting Include Rep. Adrian Smith and a Day on the Hill

December 5, 2019

Rep. Adrian Smith speaks to NAIFA members. NAIFA’s advocacy leaders yesterday had dozens of meetings with their legislators and congressional staff. The Day on Capitol Hill was the culmination of NAIFA’s National Advocacy Meeting, during which state grassroots and political action committee chairs, along with other association leaders, received training, discussed priorities, and set strategies.   NAIFA members urged their representatives and senators to push for passage t...

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NAIFA's Mayeux Speaks to National Advocacy Meeting

December 3, 2019

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux delivered the following remarks at NAIFA's National Advocacy Meeting, Dec. 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C.: Welcome, everyone, to Washington, D.C., and to NAIFA’s National Advocacy Meeting.   I’d like to start off by recognizing our Board of Trustees, including our three new board members who will begin their terms next month.   This is a group that has worked tirelessly over the past year to usher in the New NAIFA and will continue to ensure that all of you and ...

National Advocacy Meeting Brings Together NAIFA’s Advocacy Leaders

December 2, 2019

More than 120 Insurance and Financial Services professionals are meeting in Washington, D.C., for  NAIFA’s National Advocacy Meeting , December 2-4 at the Marriott Renaissance Downtown. Among the attendees are leading political advocates in the industry, including NAIFA’s Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, NAIFA’s national political involvement and political action committees, and NAIFA state grassroots committee chairs and political action committee chairs.   “The NAIFA National...

NAIFA Urges Governor Cuomo to Approve Important Continuing Education Credit Legislation

November 27, 2019

NAIFA-New York State and NAIFA National submitted letters to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to urge the Governor to sign into law S.4365/ A.5922 which would allow financial advisors to receive up to three hours of continuing education credit (CE) for their active membership and participation in a professional agent association upon review and approval by the Superintendent of Financial Services.  Many NAIFA-New York members have sent similar letters of support.   NAIFA has argued in supp...

NAIFA Supports Patients’ Timely Right to Access Medical Records

November 26, 2019

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services released a request for information seeking public input on how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule could be modified to further promote “coordinated, value-based health care,” while preserving the privacy and security of an individual’s protected health information. Among the issues HHS is considering is how to improve the response time by which health providers respond to a patient’s medical recor...