Goldleaf Surety to Attend PIA Minnesota Education Day

Goldleaf Surety’s New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the PIA Minnesota Education Day on Thursday, September 5th.  This year’s Education Day is being held at the Mystic Lake Center, Prior Lake, Minnesota. Please plan to visit our booth at the PIA Minnesota Education Day on Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  This trade show is always a wonderful opportunity for us to see familiar faces as well as to meet new agents from throughout Minnesota.   Let us show you how our … [Read more...]

New Minnesota Retainage Law as of August 1st

Several changes to Minnesota retainage laws were introduced during this past legislative session and have now been signed into law by Governor Walz. This email contains some highlights of the new retainage law as it will apply to all Minnesota contracts signed on or after August 1, 2019. The 2019 retainage changes will apply to all construction projects utilizing retainage in Minnesota - public and private. General contractors must reduce retainage at the same rate that owners reduce … [Read more...]

DMEPOS Bond for Dentists

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) now requires dentists who are providers of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetic and Orthotic Suppliers (DMEPOS) to have a surety bond.  The bond is required of those who bill Medicare for equipment they sell.  The rule’s goal is to bring dental sleep medicine practitioners into compliance with the Medicare DMEPOS bond requirement pursuant to 43 CRF §424,57(c) to prevent fraudulent activity within the industry. Section 4312(b) requires … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend Wisconsin PIA Convention

Goldleaf Surety will be attending the 70th Annual Wisconsin PIA Convention and Trade Show.  This year's convention is being held at the Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells on August 7th and 8th. Please plan to visit our booth (booth #22) at the Convention Trade Show on Thursday, August 8th from 12:30 to 3:00 pm and visit with Regional Sales Manager Kevin L. Kohlbeck and New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson.  This trade show is always a wonderful opportunity for us to see familiar … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Understands Large Commercial Surety Bonds

Large Commercial Surety Bonds generally include bonds needed in conjunction with service contracts such as transportation companies, janitorial companies, garbage collection companies, “non-sticks and bricks” construction contracts, as well as manufacturing and supply contracts. The underwriting considerations for this class of business are different from those for the contract bonds and have become more sophisticated and specialized over time. Goldleaf Surety has the expertise to help large … [Read more...]

Celebrate Smile Power Day

June 15th is the day we observe National Smile Power Day.  This is a day for everyone to share the power of the smile. Growing up, one of my mom’s favorite sayings was that it takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile.  And I know it was one I used on my own children now and again.  But somehow over the years we tend to forget this.  Babies smile about 400 times a day, while the average adult only smiles 20 times.  And, we are the only creatures on the planet that can smile.  … [Read more...]

DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Bond

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced its bid window on Round 2021 for the supply of durable medical equipment (DMEPOS) under the Medicare program.  The bid window will run for 60 days and begins July 15, 2019. The CMS is requiring any durable medical equipment provider who will be submitting a bid for any Competitive Bidding Area (CBA) to provide a DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Bond with their bid.  There are a total of 130 CBA’s who will be accepting bids … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend IIAW InsureCon 2019

Goldleaf Surety's Regional Sales Manager Kevin L. Kohlbeck and New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the IIAW InsureCon 2019 annual convention and trade show.  This year's convention is being held at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, Wisconsin. Please plan to visit our booth, booth #3, at the Convention Showcase and Networking event on Thursday, May 16th, from 2:15 pm to 4:45 pm.  We are excited to have this opportunity to see familiar faces as well as to meet many … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend NDPIA Convention

Goldleaf Surety's President Jack Anderson and Vice President Rita Jorgenson will be attending the 2019 Annual NDPIA Convention.  This year’s convention will be held from Sunday, May 5th through Tuesday, May 7th at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck, North Dakota. Goldleaf Surety will have a booth at this year's trade fair which will be open on Sunday, May 5th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm and again on Monday, May 6th from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm.  We are excited to have this opportunity to see familiar … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend MIIAB Expo 2019

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the Minnesota IIAB Expo 2019 on Tuesday, April 30th.  This year’s MIIAB Expo 2019 is being held at the Mystic Lake Center, Prior Lake, Minnesota.   Please plan to visit our booth (booth #33) at the Exhibit Hall located in the Minnetonka Ballroom on Tuesday from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Stop by to discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your agency with all of your bonding needs from performance bonds to almost … [Read more...]