A flaw in the federal calculator for certifying that insurance meets the health law’s toughest standard is leading dozens of large employers to offer plans that lack basic benefits such as hospitalization coverage, according to brokers and consultants.
Five physicians are running for seats in the Maryland General Assembly this year, a spike in doctor interest in political service that the candidates say coincides with rising state regulation over health.
Anthony Kim hasn’t played on the PGA Tour since 2012, and he has 10 million reasons to never come back.
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HealthCare.gov, President Barack Obama‘s health insurance exchange, has security and privacy protection vulnerabilities, a U.S. government watchdog reported on Tuesday, nearly a year after the website’s troubled rollout.
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Catholic and other religious hospitals and universities have been arguing in federal court for much of the past two years that they shouldn’t have to offer or facilitate birth control as part of their employee health plans because it violates their religious beliefs.
Liability claims have been lower-than-expected in recent years, boosting insurers' profitability despite declining liability prices, according to Swiss Re.
The dominance of the United States in relations to its share of global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has slipped to second place, as Europe has taken the lead in the volume of transactions completed, according to global law firm Clyde & Co.
The founder and former pastor of a Chesterfield, Va., church was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for scamming at least 1,249 people nationally out of $240,000 with false promises of obtaining universal life insurance policies for a one-time $25 fee.
In addition to commercial customers, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is now offering kidnap/ransom and extortion services to personal insurance customers as well.
U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) urged the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee to hold a hearing on their jointly sponsored legislation, Earthquake Insurance Affordability Act of 2013.
The global property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry achieved a global underwriting profit in 2013, helped by relatively light catastrophe losses in comparison with 2011 and 2012, according to a recent report from Aon Benfield.
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A Hoboken, N.J., financial consultant has admitted that he evaded taxes on about $273,000 in commission payments he got from a Maryland insurance broker. Read »
Two Phoenix businessmen have been indicted by a federal grand jury on tax charges related to transfers of cash totaling more than $700,000.