By: Bill Kenealy
Published January 28, 2015 - 2:52pm CST
An 11.5% decrease in Delaware voluntary workers compensation rates has been approved based on a recommendation from the Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau.
Published January 28, 2015 - 2:19pm CST
(Reuters) — TracFone Wireless Inc., owned by America Movil S.A.B. de C.V., has agreed to pay $40 million to reimburse customers who purchased prepaid unlimited data plans that turned out to have maximum limits, the Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday.
By: Matt Dunning
Published January 28, 2015 - 2:15pm CST
More employers believe their workplace wellness programs have had a positive effect on their employees' health and reduced health care costs, but fewer are calculating their programs' total return on investment, according to new survey data.
By: Judy Greenwald
Published January 28, 2015 - 1:43pm CST
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached a $102,048 settlement with Kmart Corp. over its drug screening policy with regard to an applicant with kidney disease, which is the third such suit it has settled.
By: Mark A. Hofmann
Published January 28, 2015 - 1:25pm CST
The commercial property insurance market appears likely to continue softening in the first quarter of this year, according to the head of Marsh L.L.C.’s property practice.
By: Jerry Geisel
Published January 28, 2015 - 1:01pm CST
More small employers would be shielded from a health care reform law provision that requires employers to offer coverage or be liable for a stiff financial penalty under legislation approved Wednesday by the Senate Finance Committee.
By: Judy Greenwald
Published January 28, 2015 - 12:44pm CST
Thirty-five organizations, including big insurance trade groups, have sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging the quick passage of a cyber security information-sharing bill that also offers them a safe harbor against frivolous lawsuits.
Published January 28, 2015 - 10:44am CST
(Reuters) — Red Hat Inc. and other makers of the widely used Linux operating system for business computers updated their software on Tuesday to thwart a serious new cyber threat they warned could allow hackers to gain remote control of their systems.
By: Lisa Schencker, Modern Healthcare
Published January 28, 2015 - 10:34am CST
The nation's health care reform law is clear in allowing Americans in all states to get insurance premium tax credits as Congress intended, the Obama administration argues in its main brief filed with the Supreme Court in the widely watched King v. Burwell case.
By: Matthew Lerner
Published January 28, 2015 - 10:32am CST
Ace Ltd.'s fourth quarter 2014 net income dropped 44.4% from the same period a year earlier to $555.0 million as earnings were hit by, among other factors, accounting charges related to the company's variable annuity reinsurance business that also hit yearly profits, the company said Tuesday.
By: Sarah Veysey
Published January 28, 2015 - 10:00am CST
A risk model launched Wednesday by Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. and consulting firm Oxford Analytica enables companies to assess and compare the financial implications of exposure to six different political risk perils across 11 industry types in 100 countries, according to a joint statement from the companies.
Published January 28, 2015 - 9:47am CST
(Reuters) — Health insurer Anthem Inc. reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by an increase in premium revenue and memberships for its government plans, particularly in the Medicaid program.
Published January 28, 2015 - 9:23am CST
A penchant for insurance fraud has helped nip a man's marijuana growing operation in the bud.
By: Jerry Geisel
Published January 27, 2015 - 3:14pm CST
More than 9.5 million individuals signed up for health insurance plans through the federal and state exchanges during the first nine weeks of the 2015 open enrollment season, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday.
By: Shelby Livingston
Published January 27, 2015 - 2:57pm CST
The Institutes on Tuesday said it has launched a course focused on mitigating cyber risk exposures and responding to cyber threats.