This course provides licensees in General Lines (Property and Casualty) Insurance with the four hours of continuing education mandated by the state of Florida. The material covered will help students review and clarify the regulatory structure for insurance in the state of Florida, deepen their knowledge of ethics standards enforced in Florida with regard to insurance, and refresh their understanding of their responsibilities and of the professional standards to which they are held. Most importantly, the class covers major changes enacted during prior years, with a focus on the law updates and changes for 2021, readying the licensee for the 2022 year.
Some of the topics covered include the following:
- Regulatory Awareness, Parts 1 - 3
- Department Communication
- Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
- The “Balance Billing” Problem
- Prior Year Florida Legislative Changes
- 2021 Florida Law Updates and Changes
- Unfair Insurance Trade Practice Laws
- Ethical Requirements
- Unfair Methods of Competition
- Disciplinary and Industry Trends
- The Future of Insurance in Florida
During the course, there will be in-text questions to help the licensee gauge their knowledge while moving through the class, to test their knowledge as they go. There is also a final exam of 25 questions at the end of the class.
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- Course ID(s): 120260
- Approved By: Florida Department of Financial Services
Aaron Phelps is At Your Pace Online’s Subject Matter Expert for Property and Casualty Insurance. Prior to entering the insurance field, Aaron worked for 7 years in customer service and management before entering into the insurance field. He is a licensed insurance agent in Oregon with a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University in Communication and has been working locally since 2015. Aaron specializes in individual health insurance plan options and life insurance, provides employee benefits support for his company’s group clients, and expertly handles insurance needs for personal line clients. His favorite part of his job is helping people understand how insurance policies work and alleviating their anxiety and fear over the process. In addition to his accomplished career in the insurance field, Aaron has been married for 17 years and shares 4 children with his wife. He spends his free time backpacking, traveling, and camping or simply relaxing and enjoying good food and drinks with his friends.