By: Jerry Geisel
Published November 21, 2014 - 3:14pm CST
California, the biggest public health insurance exchange, says enrollment for 2015 is far eclipsing the enrollment rate during the comparable period last year.
By: Stephanie Goldberg
Published November 21, 2014 - 2:50pm CST
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board was within its regulatory powers when it created a list of preauthorized medical procedures, and it properly places the burden of proving medical necessity on an injured worker’s treating physician, New York’s highest court ruled.
By: Meaghan Kilroy, Pensions & Investments
Published November 21, 2014 - 2:47pm CST
A Sangamon County, Illinois, Circuit Court judge ruled Friday that Illinois’ pension reform law passed last year is unconstitutional.
Published November 21, 2014 - 2:46pm CST
(Reuters) — A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc.'s agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.
Published November 21, 2014 - 2:32pm CST
(Reuters) — A former McDonald's worker accused and later cleared of putting glass shards in a police officer's hamburger will be paid a $437,000 settlement by the city of New York, authorities said on Friday.
By: Judy Greenwald
Published November 21, 2014 - 2:08pm CST
A federal appeals court has refused to dismiss a case filed by a former school administrator who was terminated after he leaked information to the press about a contract he believed was improperly awarded.
By: Shelby Livingston
Published November 21, 2014 - 1:43pm CST
Crawford & Co. on Friday announced it will merge its recently launched specialty markets claims unit with its established Global Technical Services claims unit.
By: Lisa Schencker, Modern Healthcare
Published November 21, 2014 - 12:50pm CST
House Republicans filed their long-awaited lawsuit Friday challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Published November 21, 2014 - 12:24pm CST
(Reuters) — A U.S. judge on Friday accepted Credit Suisse Group A.G.'s guilty plea to end a criminal case accusing it of helping wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes, and ordered the bank to pay roughly $1.8 billion in fines and restitution.
Published November 21, 2014 - 12:12pm CST
The possibility of coming home to “meth pipes” or the aftermath of an “XXX freak fest” might deter some people from renting out their living space through Airbnb, but the apartment-sharing service is hoping to set the minds of U.S. hosts at ease by offering an additional liability insurance program.
By: Jerry Geisel
Published November 21, 2014 - 10:55am CST
More employers are adding automatic enrollment features to their 401(k) and other defined contribution plans, according to a survey.
By: Mark A. Hofmann
Published November 21, 2014 - 10:31am CST
China Reinsurance (Group) Corp. has received approval from Lloyd’s of London to transform its existing special purpose syndicate into a stand-alone syndicate.
By: Bob Herman, Modern Healthcare
Published November 21, 2014 - 9:10am CST
Alex Wayne reports for Bloomberg that the government inflated its 2014 enrollment figures for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exchanges by including dental plans with medical plans.
Published November 21, 2014 - 6:00am CST
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By: Judy Greenwald
Published November 20, 2014 - 4:40pm CST
A federal district judge has entered a $735,000 consent decree resolving a race harassment lawsuit, in which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged a Chicago grocery wholesaler with tolerating a racially hostile workplace.