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Likes Hired to Expand Employee Benefits Program

Feb 6, 2017

Fee Insurance Group hired Lori Baudoin Likes as a Benefits Sales Consultant. Likes started with the company on January 3rd and comes with years of regional insurance experience.

Likes will be tasked with expanding the employee benefits program, which provides consultation, risk management services, and insurance offerings to businesses. She will work directly with clients in an effort to minimize their risk, decrease their costs, and increase employee engagement. T... Read More

Sampson Promoted to Lead Benefits Program

Feb 3, 2017

Fee Insurance Group promoted Sarah Sampson to Employee Benefits Practice Leader on Monday, January 23rd. Sampson has been with Fee Insurance since June 2014.

Sampson’s primary role will be to develop and oversee the operational systems for the employee benefits program. She will be tasked with creating new and innovative ways to communicate with clients about offering a robust and affordable benefits package to their employees, while staying up-to-date with c... Read More

Trusted Choice Independent insurance agents sponsor Wish room for Kansas kid

Dec 19, 2016

Trusted Choice Independent insurance agents from the Garnett, KS area hosted a “Zander’s Wish” Party for Zander, a 7-year-old Garnet boy who recently turned his families two car garage into a hands on, full out, play zone. This wish which was granted through Make-A-Wish Kansas. Trusted Choice independent insurance agencies – Fee Insurance Group- Hutchinson– along with the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents (KAIA) helped secure the funds to... Read More

Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Court

Nov 23, 2016

Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Court

On Nov. 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction, halting the enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule until further notice. The rule, which was set to take effect on Dec. 1, 2016, would have increased the salary threshold for the “white collar overtime exemptions" to $47,476 per year.

The judge’s ruling gives employers across the country a reprieve from ... Read More

2016 Furnishing Deadline For ACA Reporting Delayed

Nov 23, 2016

OVERVIEW

On Nov. 18, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2016-70 to:

     -Extend the due date for furnishing forms under Sections 6055 and 6056 for 2016 for 30 days, from Jan. 31, 2017, to March 2, 2017; and

     -Extend good-faith transition relief from penalties related to 2016 information reporting under Sections 6055 and 6056.

Notice 2016-70 does not extend the due date for filing form... Read More

Medicare 101 Presentation

Sep 21, 2016

Medicare and other insurance options available to you when you turn 65 were designed to make your life easier. So why does it have to feel so overwhelming? It’s not, when you have access to an expert who will answer your questions.

At Fee Insurance Group, we heard from too many people who found Medicare rules and benefits confusing, so when we met Medicare expert Bob Evenson, we wanted to share his wisdom and resources with our own clients.

Bob will... Read More

Workers' Compensation Seminar in Wichita

Jul 7, 2016

United Heartland and Fee Insurance understand the importance of knowing our customers’ core segments and being familiar with the tools of their trades. To help you interact more knowledgeably with your clients, United Heartland has developed our free "Workers’ Compensation Seminar." This fun, interactive training session will help distinguish you in the marketplace and is ideal for Risk Managers and HR Directors of hospitals, nursing homes, social servi... Read More

Bob Fee- National Committee Member

May 10, 2016

Bob Fee- 4th Kansas Agent to serve as part of the associtaions top leadership!

Workplace Violence Article

Mar 17, 2016

Here is a link to an OSHA article about workplace violence…

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/workplaceviolence/

ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed

Dec 29, 2015

ACA REPORTING DEADLINES DELAYED OVERVIEW

On Dec. 28, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2016-4 to delay the due dates for filing and furnishing forms under Section 6055 and 6056.

The due date for furnishing forms to individuals has been extended from Feb. 1, 2016, to March 31, 2016. The due date for filing forms with the IRS has been extended from Feb. 29, 2016, to May 31, 2016 (or, from March 31, 2016, to June 30, 2016, if filing electronical... Read More

Sarah Sampson with Fee Insurance is on panel discussing health care reform reporting deadlines

Dec 28, 2015

Reporting deadlines associated with the federal health care reform law aren’t something to be taken lightly.  And key dates are fast approaching in early 2016. 

Read here for full article in the Wichita Business Journal.

Fee Insurance Group expands benefits department to include annuities and ACA consulting

Jun 10, 2014

Hutchinson, Kansas – June 10, 2014 – Fee Insurance Group announced today the expansion of its benefits department with the addition to its staff of an annuities agent and a consultant on the Affordable Care Act. Fee Insurance Group, a full-service independent insurance agency, has offices in Hutchinson, Salina, McPherson and Wichita.

Sarah Sampson, one of the foremost experts in Kansas on the Affordable Care Act, joins Fee Insurance Group as an employee... Read More

Fund established to help accident victim Lacey Deardoff

May 28, 2014

Hutchinson, Kansas – May 28, 2014 –The employees of Fee Insurance Group have established a benefit fund  at  First National Bank of Hutchinson for Lacey Deardoff, a 2008 Hutchinson High School graduate who sustained major injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Overland Park on Saturday.

Lacey’s mother, Jerri Deardoff, has worked in several capacities for Fee Insurance Group for the past five years.  “Jerri is such an importa... Read More

Hutchinson agent Bob Fee to pursue seat on national insurance board

May 23, 2014

Hutchinson, Kansas – May 23, 2014 –Bob Fee, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fee Insurance Group in Hutchinson, KS is running for a seat on the executive committee of the Insurance Agent & Brokers Association (IIABA) board of directors. The IIABA, founded in 1896, is a national alliance comprised of more than a quarter million people in the insurance services industry. 

At the state level, Fee has served the Kansas Association of Insura... Read More

Fee Insurance Group Introduces Lisa Metz

Apr 9, 2014

Hutchinson, Kansas – April  9, 2014 – Lisa Metz has joined Fee Insurance Group, and will work as an Agency Services Assistant out of the Hutchinson office. Fee Insurance Group, a full-service independent insurance agency, has offices in Hutchinson, Salina, McPherson and Wichita.

A Hutchinson resident, Metz handled marketing and claims estimating in the Disaster Restoration field prior to joining Fee Insurance Group. She obtained her Insurance Licen... Read More

Fee Insurance Group Named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent

Feb 6, 2014

Hutchinson, Kansas - February 6, 2014 – The Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson, Kansas, have announced that Fee Insurance Group, Inc. in Hutchinson has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2014.

To qualify as an Advantage Agent, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. Advantage agents are recognized by Farmers alliance as the “best of the best”.  This level of distinctio... Read More

Jordan Fee to Head up Salina Office of Fee Insurance Group

Jan 24, 2014

Hutchinson, Kansas – January 24, 2014 – Jordan Fee, a fourth generation
associate of the family-owned Fee Insurance Group, will assume a managing
role in the agency’s Salina market this month. Fee has served as a sales
executive in the Hutchinson office since 2012.

Fee earned his degree in Business and Communications from the University of
Kansas. He is also a graduate of Hartford Insurance School, and interned at
Mid... Read More

Fee Insurance Group Introduces Stephanie Anderson

Jan 10, 2014

Hutchinson, Kansas - January 10, 2014 – Stephanie Anderson has joined Fee Insurance Group, and will work as an Agency Services Assistant out of the Hutchinson office. Fee Insurance Group, a full-service independent insurance agency, has offices in Hutchinson, Salina, McPherson and Wichita.
A Hutchinson resident and graduate of Kansas State University, Anderson served as Administrative Assistant at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hutchinson prior to joining Fee Insur... Read More