NSSTA Structured Settlement Stories
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The proposed rule Promotes Nondiscrimination in Health Care and Human Services for Persons with Disabilities and, when finalized, will mark an incredible advancement in disability civil rights.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) hosted over 500 disability rights leaders at their annual ADA Celebration, which took place on July 26th, the anniversary date the ADA was signed into law. With over 300 in-person guests and over 200 guests participating virtually, it was a robust and committed group of leaders attending the celebration. Eric Vaughn from NSSTA attended as a supporter and as a member of AAPD's Board of Directors, a position he has held for over twelve years.
In a recent episode of the "Settle Smart" podcast, guest host Chris Chan from Ringler sits down with Betty Gregware, the National Sales Director of Structured Settlements at Mutual of Omaha. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Betty shares her wealth of knowledge and provides an in-depth look at the evolving changes in the structured settlement industry.
NSSTA has submitted a formal comment to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) calling for an end to abusive, deceptive, and unfair practices employed by the factoring industry. Congress created the CFPB to provide a single point of accountability for enforcing federal consumer financial laws and protecting consumers in the financial marketp
The National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) recently held an event dubbed "Together with Two Days to Make a Difference," which brought together members of Congress and other stakeholders in the structured settlements industry. During the event, attendees had the opportunity to connect with leaders in Congress and engage in productive discussions about the benefits of structured settlements. One of the notable observations made by the NSSTA staff was that most of the Congress leaders were already familiar with structured settlements.
The 2022 Congressional elections included 435 individual races for Members of Congress who serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and 35 races for Members elected to serve in the U.S. Senate. After all the votes were counted, 85 newly elected Members of Congress were sworn into office—seven new U.S. Senators and 78 newly elected Members of the House of Representatives.