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Julie Shumer

Julie Shumer
A 23-year veteran of the MPL industry, Julie Shumer is a healthcare broker specialized in physician and hospital insurance programs and services, possessing both carrier and brokerage experience. She is well known for her innovative approach to negotiating comprehensive coverages for a variety of healthcare clients that are not only tailored to the client’s specific risk profile, but also built to maximize carrier discounts and services. Shumer’s specialty services in MPL are a complement to the full service approach provided by The Signature B&B Companies (SBB) where she currently services as senior vice president of their healthcare division. Under her direction, SBB has created several platforms to educate physicians and healthcare facilities about the emerging market trends in New York and the competitive changes and challenges they bring to the state. Shumer is also a surplus lines broker, former MPL claims manager and P&C agent. The Signature B&B Companies is a leading regional retail insurance brokerage offering comprehensive risk management and consulting solutions with and without insurance including property and casulaty, employee benefits, life, surety and personal lines coverages. As an Acrisure Agency Partner, we draw resources of the eighth largest privately held insurance brokerage in the country and provide the service and relationships of a hometown agency.

Recent Posts

Why a Dedicated Cyber Policy is a Must for Healthcare Businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2018 1:00:36 PM / by Julie Shumer posted in healthcare, cyber security

Let’s face it - you can’t turn on the news without hearing about another high-profile cyber attack. But, if you think it only happens to the ‘big guys,’ you’re wrong.

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EPL Coverage: Employer Protection When Something Goes Wrong

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 27, 2018 1:08:38 PM / by Julie Shumer posted in medical malpractice, healthcare

Employee lawsuits have risen about 400 percent with wrongful termination lawsuits jumping to more than 260 percent over the past 20 years.

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Why You Need Just One Agency for Commercial and Medical Professional Liability Coverages

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2018 10:56:00 AM / by Julie Shumer posted in medical malpractice, healthcare, cyber security

A medical practice faces a variety of different risk exposures than the average commercial business.

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4 Ways to Take Advantage of Increased Competition in the New York Medical Malpractice Marketplace

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 12, 2018 2:50:57 PM / by Julie Shumer posted in healthcare, medical malpractice, cyber security

For years, New York physicians and medical facilities have been limited to just two malpractice insurance carrier options.

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