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NFIP - Flood Insurance Webinars for Agents


New Online Videos!

October 2017 NFIP Changes

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The National Flood Insurance Program continues to undergo change. Some of the change is aimed at providing a better customer experience for policyholders while other changes continue the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. This new series of short videos explains the key elements of changes to the NFIP that are effective October 1, 2017.

What You Will Learn
This series is presented in four short video segments. Watch them all or just those you'd like to review. The series covers the following topics:


Segment One:
Revised HFIAA surcharge refund rules


Segment Two:
Reduced Federal Policy Fee for Tenants Contents-Only Policies


Segment Three:
Additional Clarifications and Updates to the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual


Segment Four:
Scheduled Updates to the Community Rating System List

Suggested Additional Reading

FEMA periodically issues WYO Program Bulletins related to legislative changes and clarifications to the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual. FEMA recently published Bulletin w-17061 – April 1, 2018, and January 1, 2019, Program Changes.

Free Online Flood Insurance Courses
The NFIP offers free online courses covering basic and advanced flood insurance topics through the FEMA Emergency Management Institute's Independent Study Program. Visit the NFIP Training pages for agents or claims adjusters for course details, or view this list of NFIP courses offered through the Independent Study Program.

 

 

Go to the October 2017 NFIP Changes Video Series

 

 

FEMA Mapping Changes
How to help your clients make the transition

November 2 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT - REGISTER

Can't attend this session? Watch for more opportunities soon.

Upcoming Flood Insurance Webinars for Agents

Presented by the National Flood Insurance Program

Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents
Parts One and Two

Please register for both parts of this webinar.

Part One: October 17 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT - REGISTER
Part Two: October 18 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT - REGISTER

Insurance agent continuing education course approval and credits vary by state. CLICK HERE for information about your state. 

Can't attend these sessions? Watch for more opportunities soon.

TWO-PART KEY FUNDAMENTALS WEBINAR

This webinar is a two-part course on the National Flood Insurance Program. It includes the topics listed in the Federal Register notice on training and education requirements related to Section 207 of the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004, otherwise known as FIRA 2004.

It brings participants the latest information on reform legislation impacting the NFIP as it reviews the key elements that insurance agents need to know about the NFIP and how it works. It also discusses many of the federal flood program's general rules as well as some more advanced topics. For more information visit our Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance overview.

Attendees must complete both sessions in order to cover all topics required by the Flood Insurance Reform Act (FIRA) of 2004.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

To register, please use the links above. These webinars are FREE to attend, but spaces are limited so please register early.

Can't attend these sessions? NFIP Training conducts webinars on flood insurance topics regularly. Watch for more upcoming opportunities. If you are not a subscriber to NFIP agent training bulletins, please sign up here.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Continuing education course approval and credits vary by state. Click Here for information about your state. Some states require that both parts of the course be successfully completed to receive any credit hours.

Currently, there are no CE credits available in the state of Florida. Action is pending. Also CE is not available in Puerto Rico or Guam at this time.

Both parts of the course must be completed to meet the FIRA 2004 training requirement. Periodic learning checks will be conducted to measure attendee engagement. Learning checks must be completed by each registered attendee to earn CE credit. Only registered attendees are eligible to receive CE credits.

Questions? Contact Aaron Montanez at: producer@h2opartnersusa.com 

 

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New Online Videos!

October 2016 NFIP Changes

October 2016 Program Updates Video thumbnail image

 


The National Flood Insurance Program continues to undergo change. Some of the change is aimed at providing a better customer experience for policyholders while other changes continue the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. This new series of short videos explains the key elements of changes to the NFIP that are effective October 1, 2016.

What You Will Learn
This series is presented in five short video segments. Watch them all or just those you'd like to review. The series covers the following topics:


Segment One:
Introduction and Clear Communication of Risk





Segment Two:
Preferred Risk Eligibility – AR & A99 Zones





Segment Three:
Reinstatement of Lapsed Coverage and Claims Reporting Requirements




Segment Four:
Cancellation and Refund Procedures





Segment Five:
Endorsements, Cancel/Rewrites and New Business Procedures



Suggested Additional Reading
FEMA periodically issues WYO Program Bulletins related to legislative changes and clarifications to the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual. FEMA recently published Bulletin w-16071 – April 1, 2017 Program Changes.

Free Online Flood Insurance Courses
The NFIP offers free online courses covering basic and advanced flood insurance topics through the FEMA Emergency Management Institute's Independent Study Program. Visit the NFIP Training pages for agents or claims adjusters for course details, or view this list of NFIP courses offered through the Independent Study Program.

 

 

Go to the October 2016 NFIP Changes Video Series

 

 


 

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