Fully Federally Funded, Affordable Solution To Pandemic Relief Is Needed To Protect Main Street Businesses
November 23, 2020

Protecting Main Street businesses from future pandemics will require a fully federally funded, affordable base layer of coverage, writes David Sampson of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA), Charles Chamness of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), and Bob Rusbuldt of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) in a new op-ed for Morning Consult.

Here are a few highlights from the article:

The insurance industry experts from APCIA, IIABA, and NAMIC also highlighted the Business Continuity Protection Program (BCPP), which, along with the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA) and the Pandemic Business Interruption Program, is one of few proposed policies for federally funded pandemic relief. Read more on the industry’s recommended principles for proposed policies here.

You can read the full op-ed here. For more information and resources, visit