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How will US insurers and insurers-for-hire compete in the healthcare market?

The health care industry is set to go through a major shake-up after the Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back net neutrality protections.The vote, which came down to two commissioners, will also have a major impact on the future of insurance-for-$hire relationships between insurers and their employees.According to the Wall Street Journal, the move […]

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What are the big problems facing Ontario’s health insurance business?

The Ontario health insurance market is struggling with high out-of-pocket expenses and a shortage of physicians, nurses and pharmacists.The Ontario Health Insurance Association, a group of insurance companies, is calling on the government to implement new rules to ensure insurance coverage is affordable.The government says it has yet to make a final decision about the […]

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Which of these six major insurers will have the best future?

It’s no secret that insurers are under fire right now as they struggle to get through the next few years.They’ve had to pay billions of dollars in lawsuits, negotiate settlements, and even deal with the aftermath of the catastrophic healthcare reform that led to the ACA.The fact that they’re trying to do this without the […]

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How to get an insurance business started

In the health insurance industry there are lots of people who love working with insurers.There are lots who hate working with them.And in the life insurance industry the term “insurance business” can mean anything from a health insurance company to an insurance broker to a life insurance company.That’s why many companies have insurance business software […]

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What’s next for life insurance?

The Insurance Industry Association of Canada is calling on the federal government to make life insurance the first insurance industry to be allowed to raise rates to $10 per cent.The move would allow insurance companies to charge premiums on a per-person basis.The association, which represents insurance companies, said it’s also calling on Health Canada to […]

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What’s next for the auto insurance industry

This week, the auto industry will take a big step toward bringing back its long-simmering health care law, after a federal appeals court ruled that the law’s requirements for insurance policies could go into effect as early as March 2018.But, for the moment, insurers are facing a long, tough road ahead to get the new […]

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U.S. economy continues strong despite latest healthcare costs and budget cuts,but jobs numbers are down

AUGUSTA, Ga.— The U.N. body overseeing global health, which monitors health-care costs around the world, said on Tuesday that its latest report showed the United States continued to be the world’s leading health care consumer despite rising health care costs and a $2.3 trillion budget deficit.The International Monetary Fund said the U.K. and France are […]

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What’s next for the auto insurance industry

This week, the auto industry will take a big step toward bringing back its long-simmering health care law, after a federal appeals court ruled that the law’s requirements for insurance policies could go into effect as early as March 2018.But, for the moment, insurers are facing a long, tough road ahead to get the new […]

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What’s next for the auto insurance industry

This week, the auto industry will take a big step toward bringing back its long-simmering health care law, after a federal appeals court ruled that the law’s requirements for insurance policies could go into effect as early as March 2018.But, for the moment, insurers are facing a long, tough road ahead to get the new […]

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‘We’re on our way to bankruptcy’

Insurance giant HCI is preparing to shut down its Irish operations and will lay off thousands of people in a massive restructuring in a move aimed at staving off a possible insolvency warning.Key points:HCI will close 1,600 offices in the country as part of its restructuringThe company said it would have to reduce its workforce […]

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