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Insurers, Regulators and Trade Reps Support ACA Silver Loading, CMS’ Proposed Fee Cuts: Insurers, regulators and trade representatives all supported silver loading — used by carriers to compensate for the lapse in cost-sharing reductions payments ...
Date: February 22, 2019    
Dai-ichi Life Revises 2018 Ordinary Revenue Upward Due to Favorable Domestic Sales: Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc. has revised upward its projection for consolidated ordinary revenues to ¥7.01 trillion (US$63 billion) from the previous forecast ...
Date: February 22, 2019    
CMS: National Health Care Spending Projected to Grow Faster Than GDP Through 2027: National spending on health care is projected to grow faster than the economy over the next decade, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and ...
Date: February 21, 2019    
Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Development Plan Aims to Boost Insurance Business: A new initiative unveiled by the State Council of China aims to create greater business opportunity in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay ...
Date: February 20, 2019    
Allianz Asia Reported 30% Rise in Operating Profit in 2018: Allianz S.E. said its Asia operations saw a 30% rise in total operation profit to €354 million (US$402 million) in 2018, according to a statement from the ...
Date: February 20, 2019    
Philippine Regulator Requires Free-Look Period for Health Insurance Policies: Philippine Insurance Commissioner Dennis Funa has mandated a free-look period for health insurance policies designed to give more protection to ...
Date: February 15, 2019    
Senators Ask Insurers Whether Baseball-Style Arbitration Would Solve Surprise Medical Billing Disputes: A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators sent letters to health insurance carriers asking whether baseball-style arbitration — where an independent third party ...
Date: February 14, 2019    
Insurers, Trade Groups Raise Alarm Over HHS Drug Rebate Proposal: Insurers and trade representatives warned a Trump administration plan to force health carriers to give up some pre-arranged drug rebates — and instead pass ...
Date: February 13, 2019    
Former AIG Chief Financial Officer Joins Health Insurtech Oscar: Oscar Health has appointed former American International Group Inc. chief financial officer Sid Sankaran as its new CFO. His first day at Oscar will be ...
Date: February 11, 2019    
Florida Officials Arrest 10 in Alleged $42.7 Million Insurance Fraud Scam: Florida officials have arrested 10 suspects in a $42.7 million insurance fraud scheme in which they allegedly created “ghost” medical clinics and billed ...
Date: February 8, 2019    
Judge Sides With Florida Blue in Dispute With Oscar Health Over Brokers’ Prohibitions: A federal judge rejected a request by Oscar Health to vacate Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida’s exclusivity provisions that prevent independent agents ...
Date: February 8, 2019    
AM Best Places Credit Ratings of Oregon Dental Services and Moda Health Plan, Inc. Under Review With Developing Implications: AM Best has placed under review with developing implications the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ...
Date: February 8, 2019    
Humana CEO: Litigation Invalidating ACA Doesn’t Change Insurer’s Appetite for Medicaid: Litigation that has invalidated the Affordable Care Act won’t change Humana Inc.’s dedication to the Medicaid market in which it serves about 341,100 consumers ...
Date: February 6, 2019    
Four Additional States Ask to Join Defense of ACA: Four states have asked to join the defense of the Affordable Care Act in an appeal that seeks to overturn a lower court ruling that held the law was ...
Date: February 6, 2019    
Insurers: Government Played ‘Lucy and the Football’ With Owed $12 Billion Risk Corridor Payments: The government played a bait-and-switch game with insurers by withholding $12 billion in risk corridor payments it had originally promised to pay, according to ...
Date: February 5, 2019    
Aflac CEO: Japan Post Investment Expected to Boost Growth in 2019: Aflac Inc. is looking to see steady growth in both its U.S. and Japan segments, as the group seeks to expand its reach in Japan through an alliance with Japan ...
Date: February 4, 2019    
Cigna CEO: Express Scripts Acquisition Opens Path to Coordinated Growth: Cigna Corp. is looking to benefit from the ongoing integration of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts, as it looks to strengthen coordination between its ...
Date: February 1, 2019    
World’s Largest Insurers:

A Chinese multiline insurer broke into the top five among AM Best Co.'s annual top 25 insurers list ranked by 2017 net premiums written, while the top 25 in ...
Date: February 1, 2019    

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Date: February 1, 2019    

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Date: February 1, 2019    

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