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AccuSure Shows Businesses How to Save Money by Doing Something They Are Legally Required to Do, Anyway

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AccuSure today announced that is willing to help any business learn how to comply with one of the most important but overlooked mandates from OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Administration). Most businesses are required by law to publish a summary of their OSHA 300 log from 02/01 – 04/30 annually.

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Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Doubles Worksite Sales

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies, reports 2014 sales of approximately $5 Million for its Worksite Division, up 100 percent from 2013. ‘Double in just one year! For us, that’s huge,’ says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President, who heads the worksite operation.

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EPIC adds Southeast Region Employee Benefits Consultants Joe Salome and Barbara Scales

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Joe Salome and Barbara Scales have joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta.

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EPIC adds key team members in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aimee Sapp, Kelly Chapple, Heather Perdue and Mark McInnis have all joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner, Wilson Long and Andy D’Entremont as part of EPIC’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice.

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EPIC adds Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney to National Employer Services Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco.

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Five Reasons to Give Yourself the Holiday Gift of Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re 50-plus, Denise Gott has some holiday advice for you. ‘Consider giving yourself the gift of long-term care insurance,’ she says. ‘It just might lift your spirits during the gift-giving season.’ Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.

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Employers with 1099 Contractors Can Learn to Prepare for Workers Comp Claims

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are all looking to operate as lean as possible and many employers turn to 1099 employees to reduce tax and insurance burden, says Jamie Reid, CEO of AccuSure. But a big question remains: if they file a work comp claim, would it be covered? Can the insurance company charge premium on a work comp audit? These are important for employers to know.

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EPIC Ranked #20 among Top Large Group Employee Benefits Broker/Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #20 among the nation’s top large group employee benefits consultants by Employee Benefit Advisor.

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EPIC expands with the acquisition of Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, Ga., with locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Tampa, Fla.

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Savvy Siblings Discuss Long-Term Care at Thanksgiving Table – They Seek to Protect Estates While Elders Still Healthy and Insurable

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recent years, Thanksgiving has become more than a time for getting together, showing appreciation, and renewing family bonds. It has also become a time to talk turkey about the long-term care needs of aging parents, according to ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.

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EPIC adds Andy D’Entremont in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Andy D’Entremont has joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long as a principal in Birmingham, Ala.

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Level Funded Health Offers Affordable Care Act Alternative to U.S. Small Business Owners

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is Level Funded Health the new escape hatch from Obama Care for small businesses with healthy employees? It could be. Level Funded Health may just be the answer to many small businesses’ concerns over rising health insurance premiums because it can potentially provide them a 30 to 40 percent annual refund on their health benefit costs.

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EPIC adds Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long have joined the firm as principals in Birmingham, Ala.

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EPIC adds Sharon Rusconi as Vice President and Regional Surety Executive

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that surety executive Sharon Rusconi and her team have joined the firm in Sacramento, Calif. Rusconi’s book of business and other assets were purchased by EPIC from Lesron Insurance Agency, Inc.

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EPIC Ranked #46 Among the World’s Top Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #46 among the world’s top insurance brokers in Finaccord’s Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World’s Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers.

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Is Your Long-Term Care Exposure a Broader Danger Than Ebola or Terrorism?

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. ‘The risk is great and too many ignore it,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.

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EPIC’s Michael Nischan to Advise Trucking Industry on Minimizing Risk and Enhancing Safety at 22nd Annual TIDA Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).

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EPIC adds Christopher Walker, Esq. as Director of Healthcare Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher Walker, Esq. has joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Compliance and Associate General Counsel, Employee Benefits. Walker will be based in EPIC’s San Francisco headquarters and will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Dan Crawford.

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EPIC Co-founder Dan Francis to Leave Firm

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Co-founder and Executive Chairman Dan Francis has elected to leave the firm effective November 1, 2014.

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EPIC adds Bill Cosgrove as Financial Institutions Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William P. (Bill) Cosgrove has joined the firm as managing principal and Financial Institutions Practice leader. Cosgrove brings 28 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm.

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EPIC Names Insurance Veteran Peter Garvey as COO

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the appointment of insurance industry veteran Peter Garvey as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly created position reporting to CEO John Hahn. Bringing EPIC nearly 35 years of insurance brokerage strategic operations, mergers and acquisitions, and executive leadership experience, Garvey will be chartered with further accelerating EPIC’s growth momentum.

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David Wiesner joins EPIC as Regional Director

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Wiesner has joined the firm as managing principle and regional director in EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division. Wiesner brings 25 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.

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EPIC Recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ for the 5th Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

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More Americans Are Seeking Long Term Care Insurance through Their Employers, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why isn’t long term care insurance, like health insurance, available at the workplace? Well, increasingly it is – and more Americans should take advantage of that fact, according to ACSIA Partners, a leader in long term care planning.

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Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Data Breaches of American Income Life Insurance, Home Depot

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced it has begun investigations of two major computer-hacking episodes threatening to produce a nationwide wave of identity thefts that could amount to dollar losses in the billions for consumers and banks.

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New Long Term Care Insurance Book by National LTC Network Member

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network (The Network) is pleased to announce the release of the Second Edition of the ‘The Advisor’s Guide to Long-Term Care’ (ISBN: 9781941627037), co-authored by Stephen D. Forman, CLTC, a principal of member firm LTCA. Stephen worked with co-author Jeff Sadler, CLTC, to deliver the latest version of the popular book to publisher National Underwriter.

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EPIC adds Multinational Placement Specialist Annette Shepherd in its Southeast Region

DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits broker, announced today that it has added Annette Shepherd as a Multinational Placement Specialist and Account Executive on their risk management team in the Southeast. Shepherd brings over 30 years of insurance and risk management experience, including 10 years as a Multinational Placement Broker.

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