Addendum to the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual — Special Adjustment Issues: Fiberboard Sheathing/Blackboard

WYO Bulletin w-17065

Roy

On October 13, 2017, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) updated the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual by adding an addendum providing additional guidance on special adjustment issues surrounding perimeter wall sheathing. The addendum expands upon and replaces existing guidance found at Paragraph P of Section VIII of the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual.


Special Adjuster Fee Schedule for Claims with a Date of Loss on or after August 24, 2017, through November 30, 2017

Source: Bulletin W-17045

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused widespread flooding in Texas, Louisiana, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, and the southeast United States. Due to the catastrophic impacts of these hurricanes and the increased demand for flood insurance adjusters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is increasing the amount it will pay to adjust flood insurance claims. The entire insurance industry is searching for qualified individuals to join the ranks of claims adjusters to handle losses from Harvey, Irma, and future events. FEMA recognizes the specialized knowledge required to properly adjust NFIP losses. Adjusters must know the differences between the Standard Flood Insurance Policy (SFIP) and private industry property...

New Guidelines for NFIP Adjusters

FEMA Bulletin w-16005 – Authorized NFIP Adjusters and 2016 NFIP Claim Presentations

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A note about the use of the term “Authorized NFIP Adjuster” rather than “Certified NFIP Adjuster”: It is FEMA’s position that certification requires a more formal course of study and the successful passing of a series of examinations before certification is awarded, such is the case with Certified Public Accounts. Also, the FCN will now be referred to as the Flood Control Number.


NFIP Training Available Online

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The NFIP offers free online courses in basic and advanced flood insurance topics through the FEMA Emergency Management Institute. NFIP Training courses are free and open to anyone. Click on a link below to begin your self study course. 

 

(note: we first posted this in December of 2015, but it was deleted in error)


NFIP Adjuster Fee Schedule

CADO Admin

The information below comes from the May 2020 NFIP Claims Manual

9.7 NFIP Fee Schedule

Adjusters may bill based on the current NFIP Adjuster Fee Schedule:

• Current Adjuster Fee Schedule effective August 24, 2017
  (CADO note, the May 2020 Manual refers you to "Appendix A" but the link to the fee schedule returns a page not found so we have added the fee schedule as a download below.)

• For ICC claims, use the ICC fee schedule effective September 1, 2004 (See Appendix B of the May 2020 Manual)

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