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‘A-plus’ rating for NFL’s health care woes, ratings woes

The NFL is being criticized for a weak “A” rating on its health care policies for its players, a problem that has led to complaints from some insurance companies and prompted lawmakers to push for a public rating system.The rating for the NFL’s new “C” rating was released Tuesday by the National Association of Insurance […]

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Why do we need to pay more to insure ourselves?

The federal government has confirmed the Liberals’ proposed changes to the health insurance system, including plans to scrap the Medicare Advantage plan for Canadians, a policy that the Conservatives have been pushing to change since they took power.The Liberals also want to change the rules governing how doctors are paid, with a new cap of […]

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How much does the Affordable Care Act cost?

A new study finds that the ACA, the healthcare law signed by President Barack Obama in 2010, is more expensive than it was anticipated, with a $2,400 premium per person in 2020 compared with $1,200 per person a year ago.The Kaiser Family Foundation, which is the leading health policy research organization in the United States, […]

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Why is life insurance industry still a business?

When it comes to the financial health of life insurance companies, many people say that the industry is a business, but many are skeptical about its ability to stay profitable.According to the Insurance Information Institute, the life insurance market has experienced a sharp decline in recent years, falling by roughly half since 2012.The industry saw […]

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Which health insurance company will cover you in the event of a natural disaster?

If a natural gas explosion kills a family in the United States, will insurance coverage cover you?We’ll explore that.We’ve been asked this question before.But the stakes have never been higher.Read more about insurance coverage in the U.S.

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Why insurers are worried about ObamaCare’s cost controls

A key element of ObamaCare’s costs controls will go into effect Monday, but the key components of the law’s cost control have been in place for decades.The law has also made some changes in how insurers and states calculate premiums, which can impact the cost of plans sold in 2018.In the first six months of […]

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Insurers, doctors, and life insurers’ pay raises are coming, but they’ll take time to pay off

Health insurance companies are offering raises for many of their top executives in the first half of 2018.And they’re also going to need to get a big payout to offset that.That means they’ll need to keep employees on their payrolls and offer bonuses, as well as hire and retain new employees.Here’s a look at some […]

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How to Find the Best Insurance Companies for You

As insurers scramble to come up with ways to better serve consumers and to protect them against future shocks, they’re also working to understand how to help people understand and predict the cost of insurance policies.Insurers are now finding that it can be harder to get people to understand what’s in an insurance policy and […]

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Why the insurance industry is going to have to change to keep up with tech giants

The insurance industry has been struggling to keep pace with a changing technology landscape.The number of companies offering health insurance plans has grown by about 60% since 2009, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, a research group based in the San Francisco Bay Area.This has forced insurers to develop a whole new way of offering […]

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When insurers are still getting paid to provide health insurance

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal revealed that health insurance companies were getting paid by the hour to provide insurance for millions of Americans in 2017.While most of the time insurers were receiving payment from the government, that didn’t always go smoothly.The Wall Street article noted that, in 2017, the federal government paid […]

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