U.S. employers expect a 4% increase in 2015 health care costs for active employees after plan design changes, according to global professional services company Towers Watson.
Nevada’s health insurance exchange faces yet another big lawsuit.
Six brokers filed a lawsuit in Clark County District Court, seeking class-action status for their claim that the Silver State Health Insurance … Read →
U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty (USF&G), the Travelers Insurance Co. formerly based and still with offices in Baltimore, doesn’t have to pay a $30 million judgment in a trademark infringement case against one of its insured.
Only 2% of all eligible businesses have checked out so-called SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) exchanges in the 15 states where they have been available since last October under the Affordable Care Act. Even fewer purchased policies.
Federal auditors looking into Maryland’s flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to … Read →
Despite the sentiment that business has entered a digitally dominant age, traditional benefits communication vehicles have not yet become obsolete. Employers are taking a multichannel approach to meet the needs and preferences of their employees, according to Prudential.
The Missouri Department of Insurance is working with business owners in Ferguson to file claims following the unrest related to the Michael Brown shooting.
Representatives from the department will be in … Read →
Cigna has named Chekesha Kidd as vice president of Cigna’s voluntary benefits organization, leading the development of Cigna’s enterprise voluntary strategy and benefit offerings.
Beverly Hires, a former Jupiter, Fla., nurse running for Congress in one of the nation’s rare competitive House races, ticks off her problems with the federal health care law: higher premiums, cancelled policies and employers cutting full-time jobs. Hires’ messaging on Obamacare in this South Florida district targeted by the GOP tracks a pattern around the country.
NFP, a New York-based provider of benefits, property and casualty and life insurance and wealth management services, has expanded its property and casualty business in New England with the acquisitions … Read →