Compliance Corner Committee

Joan Fusco

Joan Fusco

Committee Chair

Joan Fusco is the Chief Compliance Officer at Savoy, a northeast regional general agency that supports and services over 2,000 brokers. Savoy is headquartered in Florham Park, NJ and with offices in NY, Long Island, Hamilton, NJ, Marlton, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, and Newark, DE.

Joan joined Savoy in April 2003 and serves staff and broker partners for all Savoy office locations keeping everyone abreast of Federal and state regulatory, legislative, compliance, and dynamic benefit issues, especially of a complex and/or unusual nature. She also conferences with brokers and employers on specific situations.

She has over 35 years of experience in the insurance field focused on research and training.

Previous to her employment at Savoy, Joan was the Compliance and Quality Manager for Horizon BCBSNJ for 10 years and founded, managed and instructed their Continuing Education school. In that capacity, she attended the Small Employer Health Board (SE H) meetings since its inception and also served as the representative on the Board for Horizon BCBSNJ. She has regularly attended the SE H Board meetings since that time representing NJ brokers bringing her expertise to the board and providing information to the community she serves.

Joan is the chair of the NJ Commissioner’s Life and Health Advisory Board, served as a

member of the National Association of Health Underwriter’s (NAHU) Legislative Council, and Professional Development Committee. Joan currently Co‐Chairs the NAHU Compliance Corner Working Group where she provides webinars for and answers health insurance related questions for NAHU members across the country. Joan was part of the NAHU committee that created and instructs for the PPACA certification for brokers to this day. She also represents Savoy on the General Agency Council for the NAHU. Joan is insurance producer licensed in NY, NJ, PA, and DE.

She has been a member of NAHU since 1996 and legislative and education chair for the state and at the chapter level from 1996‐2013.

Joan earned the Health Insurance Associate (HIA) designation in 1994, the Professional Academy of Health Management (PAHM) designation in 1996, the Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation in 1999 and is PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) certified from the American College and the NAHU.

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