News Archive

Medicare Part D Creditable Disclosure Reminder

Posted on: June 13th, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
All group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to Medicare Part D eligible individuals (whether actively working, retired, or disabled) are required to notify CMS whether or not the coverage that is provided is creditable. This disclosure is required whether the coverage is... Read More

Electrical Hazards in the Workplace

Posted on: June 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Some people have the idea that you must be working around a high voltage line to be at risk for electrocution. That's not true. Electrical hazards are a danger in just about any workplace.   Electric shock can cause a range of painful and disabling injuries. These include brain damage,... Read More

Insurance & Uber: What’s covered?

Posted on: June 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Thinking of making “Uber” money through ridesharing? Not being covered is not so cool!   Ridesharing is becoming more common around the state and the nation, particularly in large cities. Capitalizing on the new “sharing economy”, this simple concept is thriving. Drivers for... Read More

7 Ways Ransomware Could Invade your Company

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
According to the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), this is the year when “ransomware will wreak havoc on America’s critical infrastructure community”. Ransomware attackers are 21st century highwaymen, “threatening the lifeblood of their victims — information”... Read More

Be Prepared for Spring/Summer Weather!

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Prepare Your Home & Property Remove damaged trees and trim tree limbs. Check all rain gutters and downspouts and secure them if needed. Unclog areas to prevent water damage to your property. If you own a boat, remove it from waters and secure it in a safe place. Consider... Read More

How to Craft Drug Policies to Include Prescription Medications

Posted on: March 31st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
According to a new survey, 71% of U.S. employers say they have been affected in some way by employee misuse of legally prescribed medications, including opioids.   "Most drug addictions today don't begin on the street, they start in a doctor's office with legal, valid prescriptions," said... Read More

New Home Inventory App

Posted on: March 31st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
If your belongings are damaged in a fire or other disaster, having a home inventory will make the claims process go smoother. However, creating a thorough list of personal property can be a daunting task. To make the process easier, Gunn-Mowery has added a home inventory checklist to our Auto... Read More

Small Business Growth Can Be Risky

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Most small businesses expect to grow in 2017. With that growth, however, comes risks. The commercial insurance agency surveyed 1,006 small business owners after the election last year on their expectations for 2017. Small business owners expose themselves to added liability whenever they... Read More

Newport man was the first to patent the airbag

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Q: Who invented the airbag? A: Newport, PA resident John Hetrick is credited with inventing the automotive airbag.   Why does this matter to us at Gunn-Mowery, you ask? Well not only is Newport a nearby town, but John Hetrick is our employee, Larry Hetrick's, uncle! Yes, Larry Hetrick has... Read More

Smart Spring Car Buying

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Keep safety in mind whether you are considering the purchase of a new or used car.   Technology and testing have helped increase vehicle safety over the years, but there's still work to be done.   In the meantime, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Highway Loss Data... Read More