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Judge Backs House Challenge to a Key Part of ACA

(5/17/2016) Federal District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer on May 12 sided with the U.S. House in its challenge to the Obama administration’s funding of an Affordable C... full story

People Who Don’t File Tax Returns Will Lose ACA Subsidies

(5/17/2016) Affordable Care Act health insurance subsidies will be terminated for people who do not file tax returns, according to guidance issued on May 10 by the U.S. Dep... full story

Hanover Insurance Names New CEO

(5/17/2016) On May 16, the Hanover Insurance Group Inc. announced that it has named Joseph M. Zubretsky president, chief executive officer, and director effective June 20..... full story

Lloyd’s of London Urges U.S. to Stop Insuring Flood

(5/17/2016) Lloyd’s of London insurers have called on the U.S. government to stop providing cover for flood damage, arguing that state support has become unsustainable an... full story

Insurers Shun Oklahoma Quake Risk

(5/17/2016) A Reuters examination has found that as the number of earthquakes in Oklahoma significantly increased in the last few years, nearly a dozen insurance companies ... full story

Personal Lines Insurance Prices Edged Up in April

(5/17/2016) MarketScout reports that auto and homeowners’ insurance rose slightly in April, with rates for homes below $1 million in value rising 1 percent after being fl... full story

Florida Hurricane Fund in Best Shape Ever

(5/17/2016) The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund should have $17.4 billion available for the Atlantic hurricane season that starts June 1... full story

Virginia Becomes 19th State to Limit Price Optimization

(5/10/2016) Virginia has become the 19th U.S. jurisdiction to limit insurer use of price optimization. State Insurance Commissioner Jacqueline Cunningham issued an administ... full story

NAIC Warns Consumers of Costly Cybersecurity Breaches

(5/10/2016) In 2015 alone, there were 781 U.S. data breaches affecting more than 150 million records. As cyberattacks become more widespread, John M. Huff, president of the... full story

Maryland Insurance Agent Nominated to NARAB Board

(5/10/2016) President Barack Obama has nominated Angela Ripley, president of V.W. Brown Insurance Service in Columbia, Md., to the National Association of Registered Agents... full story

Another Indication of a More Active Hurricane Season

(5/04/2016) A prediction from a forecasting company suggests we may be facing the most active hurricane season in years, due to the effects of a fading El Niño... full story

Treating Texting and Driving Like Drunk Driving

(5/04/2016) While most states have banned texting by drivers in the last seven years, the problem of distracted driving just seems to be getting worse... full story

PIA-Supported International Insurance Bill Introduced

(5/04/2016) The Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016 was introduced by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee’s Housing... full story

This Is National Small Business Week

(5/04/2016) Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week... full story

Health Insurer Anthem Expects Small ACA Profit; Aetna Says Exchanges Still “A Good Investment”

(5/03/2016) Health insurer Anthem expects to see a small profit this year from the Affordable Care Act’s public insurance exchanges, through which the company serves roug... full story

ACA Premiums Expected to Rise Sharply

(4/27/2016) Many insurers have lost money in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, partly due to the fact that they set their premiums too low when the plans began in 2014.... full story

UnitedHealth to Exit ACA in 22 States

(4/27/2016) UnitedHealth Group Inc. will leave the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance marketplaces in at least 22 states to stem losses related to the law... full story

Surviving a 100-Year Flood Doesn’t Mean 99 Years of Safety

(4/27/2016) The recent flooding in Houston could be considered a 1-in-100-year event, but that label is a misnomer in that it can mislead people into thinking that such flo... full story

Fla. Commissioner Postpones Resignation Date

(4/27/2016) Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty, who was scheduled to depart from the job on May 2, has extended his resignation date until 45 days after his succe... full story

Hurricane Forecaster William Gray Dies at 86

(4/27/2016) Colorado State University Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science William Gray, who changed the way the world looked at hurricanes, has died at age 86... full story