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Insurance sector falls short on addressing climate change: Report

The insurance industry has shown a “profound lack of preparedness” in addressing climate-related risk and opportunities, says a report on a survey conducted by an advocacy group.


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SPECIALTY RISKS

Dialysis firm to pay $350M to settle physician kickback charges

A national dialysis services provider has agreed to pay $350 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit involving charges that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to induce physicians to refer patients to its clinics.


U.S. appeals court rules for GM in Spyker's Saab sale lawsuit

(Reuters) — General Motors Co. persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker N.V. accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company.

BENEFITS MANAGEMENT

McConnell's claims on Kentucky exchange, Obamacare baffle experts

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has made a habit of saying that repealing the ACA would not necessarily mean shutting down Kentucky's popular insurance exchange.


Women pay more than men for health care benefits: Mercer

Women pay more for health benefits and receive less coverage, according to researchers at Mercer L.L.C.

BROKERS & INSURERS

Willis, Miller in talks to join forces in new Lloyd's brokerage

Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. and Miller Insurance Services L.L.P. are in talks to create a London wholesale specialist broking firm which would combine the companies' wholesale businesses under the Miller brand as a stand-alone entity and…


Donna Nadeau named COO of XL North America property/casualty insurance operations

XL Group P.L.C. has named Donna Nadeau chief operating officer of its North America property/casualty insurance business, the Dublin-based company said Friday.

MID-MARKET EXECUTIVE

HHS form for health reform law reinsurance fee to be available Friday

A long-awaited form employers will use to provide the HHS with information regulators will need to calculate the amount of a “reinsurance” fee mandated by the health care reform law will be available online starting Friday.


Product helps small and midsize firms measure cyber attack readiness

Information technology solutions provider eManagement Inc. has developed a new tool to help small and midsize businesses measure their readiness to respond to and recover from cyber security attacks.

WORKERS COMP

Humana looks to sell urgent care subsidiary Concentra: Sources

(Reuters) — Health insurer Humana Inc. is exploring a sale of its urgent care subsidiary Concentra in a deal that could value it at around $1 billion, according to three people familiar with the matter.


OFF BEAT: Soccer league red cards ref over comp fraud charge

A Major League Soccer referee has been kicked to the sidelines by his employer for allegedly committing alleged workers compensation fraud.

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