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Thanks to two continuing-education courses, eventgoers were able to earn valuable CE credits during Long Island RAP.
In the morning, Gary Slavin, CIC, LUTC, CLTC, taught Health-Care Reform and its Effect on New York State. Attendees learned about benefits history and the historic Supreme Court decision on health-care reform. Slavin outlined the Affordable Care Act and how it will work, its effect of New York state-mandated benefits, and the how the broker’s role will change after January 2014.
In the afternoon, Curt Pearsall, CPCU, CPIA, AU, ARM, AIAF, taught Everything You Wanted To Know About E&O^FF ^UM. The class reviewed the current errors-and-omissions climate and trends, and discussed the foundation of legal liability and the insured. Pearsall covered agents’ responsibilities, consumers’ duties, as well as what, when and how a “special relationship” may apply. He wrapped up the session with common E&O questions, claims and issues, and loss-control tips. Pearsall concluded with a discussion on E&O and Sandy, and what agents could learn from such catastrophes. ^FF ^UM—This course was approved for E&O loss-prevention credit by Utica Mutual & Fireman’s Fund.