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Deadliest Day of the Year

Dec 30 2016 Jan. 1 is the deadliest day on average for alcohol-related crashes involving a motor vehicle, pedestrian or bicyclist, a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety analysis shows. New Year'... more

Health exchange enrollment up in all areas

Dec 27 2016 Around 6.4 million consumers across the country have signed up for health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act, an increase of 400,000 plan selected from last year. More than 98,... more

Working smoke alarms -- a New Year's Resolution!

Dec 27 2016 A working smoke alarm can save a life. In the 24-hour period from Dec. 19-20, the Idaho State Fire Marshal was called on to investigate three home fires. None of the homes had working smoke... more

2016 Celebrated by Staff

Dec 20 2016 AMERICAN INSURANCE staff and management celebrated our annual employee meeting and awards ceremony on December 16, 2016. President John Sullivan talked about upcoming changes in 2017 in... more

Food Drive - Thanks for your support!

Dec 20 2016 You helped our Agents and employees at AMERICAN INSURANCE collect 708 lbs. of donations during our Food Drive last week to support the Community Action Partnership (CAP) Food Bank! Steven... more

Q & A: What is the status of Obamacare?

Dec 10 2016 We printed this Q&A column in the Dec. 10, 2017 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: What is the status of Obamacare? - A: It may take as long as three years for the Trump / Republican... more


Dec 7 2016 What? Is there a down side to personal service? At AMERICAN INSURANCE we are proud of providing "personal service." That means we assign our customers to a specific Customer Service Agent... more

Season of Sharing - Food Drive ahead

Dec 7 2016 Food Drive set for Dec. 12-16 in both offices.We invite you to help us "fill the shelves" at Community Action Food Banks in Lewiston and Moscow this holiday season! Our staff is having a... more

2017 – A Year of Change

Dec 7 2016 First, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Looking ahead, 2017 is shaping up as a year of change. Americans voted for political change and there are other changes coming... more

Q&A: When can I buy individual medical insurance?

Nov 10 2016 We printed this Q&A column in the Nov. 10, 2017 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: When can I buy individual medical insurance? - A: You can only buy or change your individual medical... more

Big medical rate increases ahead

Nov 1 2016 We might think that our local individual health insurance premium increases are hard to swallow, but things could always be worse. In an article published in the Wall Street Journal, many... more

Medical premium, network changes for 2017

Nov 1 2016 Major changes in medical premiums and provider networks are coming in 2017. Open enrollment began Nov. 1 in the Idaho and Washington Health Exchange Marketplaces. Anyone who needs or is... more

10 ways to prepare your home this fall

Oct 20 2016 Cool, crisp fall days are a wonderful time in the Lewiston-Clarkston valley and on the Palouse -- if your home is ready for them. Yes, this is the time of year to fix small problems before... more

Changes to Medicare & You 2017

Oct 17 2016 If you are on Medicare, you should have received your Medicare & You 2017 booklet that outlines changes and answers questions you may have about coverage options. One update is the... more

Medicare Yearly Enrollment begins Oct. 15

Oct 5 2016 AMERICAN INSURANCE reminds area seniors to take note of the Medicare Open Enrollment Period from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is when everyone who has Medicare – not only seniors – can change to... more

'Grandmothered' health plans ending

Aug 31 2016 Days are numbered for “grandmothered” small group medical plans. The so-called “grandmothered” medical plans are those small groups purchased from March 23, 2010 to Oct. 1, 2013 that are... more

Scam alert - Health insurance enrollment

Aug 10 2016 The Idaho Department of Insurance is alerting Idaho residents about a possible scam by a company using deceptive practices to market health insurance in Idaho. Your Health Idaho, Idaho’s... more

Premera’s new bill pay portal opens

Jul 21 2016 Premera Blue Cross has launched a new, easy-to-use bill payment portal for their members. Customers who currently pay their bills online will receive an email notifying them of the new... more

Independence - The American Advantage

Jun 22 2016 This Independence Day we celebrate our nation’s 240th birthday!Independence is that strong human drive for freedom in our personal, political and business lives. It has given America an... more

Helping businesses find health coverage for employees

Feb 1 2016 Local agents with AMERICAN INSURANCE in Lewiston can help area business owners find qualified individual health insurance coverage for your employees, their spouses and dependents to meet... more

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