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How to make sure you’re getting paid right, by the numbers

9/1/17 8:00:00 This is part two of our six-part series on how to make smart decisions about healthcare coverage, including getting the best deal for you and your family.In this installment, we discuss the costs and benefits of getting the most bang for your buck when buying health insurance.Part one focused on the cost of […]

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How to find the best insurance company for you

1.Ask your insurance company What are the top three things that should be on your list of concerns when applying for coverage? The first thing to consider is what you need, and what you can afford.For example, if you are considering car insurance and want coverage for a car, you probably don’t want to pay an […]

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HR consultant’s ‘career ending’ at a job site

The headhunter at a company that specializes in helping employers find and hire top talent in the job market has left the company after six years with the company, according to sources familiar with the matter.The decision came after the company decided to give the job to a person from another company and he left […]

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‘I’ve never been happier’: ‘This is a new level’ for ACA health care coverage

Health care companies, insurance brokers and insurers are gearing up for a fresh round of political pressure as lawmakers try to pass the health care overhaul.“I’ve been on the sidelines of this.It’s been very emotional.I’ve been very much on the fence,” said Kevin K. Brown, a partner at the law firm Brown, Read & Kravis […]

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How the Insurers’ Industry is Struggling to Reach Its Goals

The Insurance Industry is struggling to reach its goals to protect its customers and to keep them healthy.In a new report by the Insurance Information Institute (III), the industry is projected to spend about $11.5 trillion in the next decade to cover the costs of covering those who have pre-existing conditions.That’s up about 8% from […]

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Insurance industry is preparing to leave Obamacare: Report

The Insurance Information Institute (III), a trade group that represents insurers, said in a report that insurance industry representatives were preparing to prepare for a potential future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).“The industry is actively preparing for a possible future of a repeal of the ACA that would put a severe dent in the […]

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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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Which health insurance company will be the next big winner of Obamacare?

Health insurance company Aetna, the country’s biggest, is the next target of Obamacare’s insurance expansion, according to a report from the investment research firm Bernstein.The report notes that Aetanet is the largest insurer in the country with an annual market cap of $6.2 billion.It’s also the only company that’s currently enrolled in the expansion, which […]

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The latest from Australia’s insurance industry: Insurance companies have been recruiting more young people to work in the industry

Australia’s insurers have been taking a greater interest in recruiting and training young people from the young, and the young are not pleased.Key points:The latest recruiting figures from the Australian Insurance Council show more than a third of the top 100 recruiters were womenIt is not just in the private sector that young people are […]

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Which insurance companies are the most profitable in the United States?

Private insurance is a booming business.The U.S. is home to the most insurers in the world, accounting for $3.7 trillion in annual revenue.That’s more than double the $1.4 trillion in revenue that private insurers had in 2016.But the private insurance industry is not all booming.According to the Insurance Information Institute, a nonprofit that analyzes insurance […]

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