Briggs-Yardley-Leavitt Insurance Agency has been serving the North Sevier area and surrounding communities since 1978. We know you have choices in your insurance agency and we strive to be your agency of choice. We are dedicated to servicing your personal insurance needs. We specialize in home, automobile, and specialty lines insurance, including customized insurance for your collector cars.
Providing you with a full range of the highest quality insurance products and services at competitive pricing.
Protecting your assets by addressing complex insurance needs through the development of innovative, customized, insurance programs.
Maintaining highly professional, highly motivated staff that is committed to serving your needs.
Embracing client service, striving to exceed expectations while being sensitive and responsive to your needs is our highest concern.
President Obama signed the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act on October 7, 2015. The PACE Act amends the Affordable Care Act (ACA) definition of a "small employer" by continuing to define "small employer" as one who employed 1-50 employees, for the purpose of purchasing health insurance coverage. However, a State can affirmatively elect […]
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The ‘2015 ACA Transitional Reinsurance Program Annual Enrollment and Contributions Submission Form' is Now Available online at cms.gov/CCIIO. November 16, 2015, is the deadline by which contributing entities must submit the 2015 Form and schedule reinsurance contribution payment(s).
Monday, October 5, 2015
The PACE Act amends PPACA and the PHSA to continue to define employers with 51 to 100 employees as "large" employers, unless a state affirmatively elects to define "small" employers as those with "at least 1 but not more than 100 employees on business days during the preceding calendar year."
Friday, October 2, 2015
A growing number of employers are offering a "cash in lieu" or "pay in lieu" of benefits option, under which the employer offers an employee a taxable "opt out" amount, if the employee declines coverage under the employer's group health plan. Some employers require employees to certify that they have other coverage in order to opt out. This article reviews various important considerations for such an arrangement.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Alternative insurance vehicles are often misunderstood by those who aren't immersed in the insurance world. This article discusses the advantages of captives.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The common cold and seasonal flu share many symptoms, but there are points of differentiation to help you identify which it is in order to seek proper treatment.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Many companies are finding that helping their employees get college degrees, obtain professional certifications, or simply close gaps in their skill sets can be beneficial to both the employee and the employer.
Monday, August 31, 2015
We work to develop lasting client relationships. As a privately-held firm, we have the flexibility to make long-term decisions with you. Our performance is not judged by Wall Street every quarter, but rather by the quality of relationships we maintain.
As the 10th largest privately-held insurance brokerage in the nation*, we bring you the national resources, expertise, problem-solving skills, and key insurance company and underwriting relationships that will result in an effective risk management and employee benefits strategy.
As a result of our local managing co-owner and on-the-ground decision makers, our interest in your success results in a greater level of service and commitment to your business. We match solutions to your needs and geography.
We believe in operating with complete integrity and transparency. We have a long history based on this principle, and it is a vital part of our culture. As we bring people into our organization, we look for those who share our values, thus fostering relationships based on trust—for employees, insurance companies, and clients.
*According to Insurance Journal, August 2014 issue.