2018 Member Premium / Participation Reporting

The Governing Committee of the Iowa FAIR Plan Association (IFPA) has simplified the process for our member’s premium reporting (a.k.a Participation Report) effective in 2018. The IFPA will use the appropriate lines of coverage from the most current NAIC Schedule P.

No additional action or reporting is required of our members. This change was made to reduce the administrative cost for the members as well as for the IFPA. [Read more…]

Avoid a Lapse

Producers do not have binding authority with the Iowa FAIR Plan Association. However, your clients sometimes need coverage bound ASAP. We can work together to avoid a lapse in coverage for your clients: [Read more…]

Four Year Non-Renewal

Iowa law requires that at the completion of thirty-six (36) months of coverage and prior to the completion of forty-eight (48) months of coverage every Iowa FAIR Plan Association policy shall be non-renewed. This process is to encourage a return to the voluntary market. [Read more…]

Payment Options

New Business

  • Full payment by check or money order with a new application or 25% plus $5 to use the quarterly payment plan.

Payment Frequency Options

  • Annual. 100% of the annual premium with no service fee.
  • Quarterly. This plan requires 25% of the premium plus a $5 service fee for each payment. The Iowa FAIR Plan Association will direct bill a policyholder 30 days before each installment is due.

Mortgagee Billing Options

  • Mortgagees and/or additional insureds can be billed on renewals only.

Payment Types

  • Checks or money orders should be made payable to the “Iowa FAIR Plan Association”.
  • A current bill can be paid directly from a checking account, debit or credit card.  Click here for more information.
  • The Iowa FAIR Plan Association does not accept cash.

Eligibility

The Iowa FAIR Plan Association does not guarantee policy issue. Non-acceptable dwelling or commercial risks include any property that:

  • is vacant or unoccupied or;
  • has one or more open claim(s) or;
  • has unrepaired damages from any previous claim(s) or;
  • is noncompliant with local building codes and/or condemned.

Additionally, properties are ineligible for the Homeowners 8 Program if there are unsafe conditions, including, but not limited to: [Read more…]