Profiles in Risk – E51: The Insurance Bill of Rights With Tony Steuer; Author, Blogger and Insurance Advocate

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This is a re-broadcast of a special episode of The Attachment point.

In this episode  Tony Canas and Nick Lamparelli speak with Tony Steuer. Tony is a prodigious author and advocate in insurance topics, especially in the Life and Health fields. He came up with an Insurance Bill of Rights that the insurance ecosystem should adopt as standard ethics in their day to day business dealings. We also touched on current events, specifically the debate over the Cassidy-Graham health insurance bill in Congress.

 

The Insurance Bill of Rights:

  1.  The Right to Have Your  Agent Act in Your Best Interest
  2.  The Right to Receive Customized Coverage Appropriate to Your Needs
  3.  The Right To Free Choice
  4.  The Right to Receive an Answer to Any Question
  5.  The Right to Pay a Fair Premium
  6.  The Right to Be Informed
  7.  The Right to be Treated Fairly and Respectfully
  8.  The Right to Full Disclosure and Updates
  9.  The Right to Quality Service and Fair Handling of Claims
  10.  The Right to Change or Cancel Your Coverage and Be Notified of Any Change

 

FIND TONY

Wikipedia Page
All of Tony’s Books on Amazon
Facebook 
LinkedIn 
Twitter 

MENTIONED ON THE PODCAST

George Burns

Intro and Exit Music: “Happy” by Pharrell Williams from the album Girl. Buy from iTunes OR Google Play or Amazon

About Nick Lamparelli

Nick Lamparelli is a 20+ year veteran of the insurance wars. He has a unique vantage point on the insurance industry. From selling home & auto insurance, helping companies with commercial insurance, to being an underwriter with an excess & surplus lines wholesaler to catastrophe modeling Nick has wide experience in the industry. Over past 10 years, Nick has been focused on the insurance analytics of natural catastrophes and big data. Nick serves as our Chief Evangelist.

1 thought on “Profiles in Risk – E51: The Insurance Bill of Rights With Tony Steuer; Author, Blogger and Insurance Advocate

  1. I’d add an item or modify one from Tony’s list to enable insurance purchasers to review the policy forms of insurers prior to purchase so that those who desire to can make a more informed decision. I’ve had AGENTS tell me they can’t get copies of policy forms.

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