Business Insurance - Web News http://businessinsurance.com/section/news http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Tue, 24 May 2016 21:40:31 EST 10 Disputes at top put Anthem-Cigna merger in doubt http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS03/160529913 20160524/NEWS03/160529913 Letters from executives show nerves are fraying in the $54 billion deal announced last July. Tue, 24 May 2016 15:45:20 EST Health insurance cost increases slow, no thanks to prescription drugs http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS03/160529914 20160524/NEWS03/160529914 “Milliman Medical Index” says the total cost of coverage rose 4.7% this year, the smallest increase since the consultant began keeping track in 2001. Tue, 24 May 2016 15:36:13 EST NFL hall of famer guilty in workers comp scheme http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS08/160529915 20160524/NEWS08/160529915 A workers compensation lawyer who was a former professional football player has pleaded guilty to one count of tax fraud. Tue, 24 May 2016 14:43:49 EST FEMA to streamline flood claims process http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS06/160529917 20160524/NEWS06/160529917 The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced planned improvements to its claims appeals process for its National Flood Insurance Program, including clearer claim resolution letters. Tue, 24 May 2016 14:05:09 EST Former AIG exec to run Everest risk management unit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS06/160529918 20160524/NEWS06/160529918 Everest Re Group Ltd. on Tuesday named New York-based David Sandler to lead Everest Risk Management, a new unit specializing in casualty risks. Tue, 24 May 2016 13:43:29 EST Liberty International Underwriters to offer auto parts recall policy http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS06/160529919 20160524/NEWS06/160529919 Liberty International Underwriters said on Tuesday that it launched an automotive components product recall policy. Tue, 24 May 2016 13:42:13 EST AIG aims to protect crowdfunding investments http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS06/160529920 20160524/NEWS06/160529920 American International Group Inc. said Tuesday that it has launched Crowdfunding Fidelity, a product that targets the crowdfunding investment industry. Tue, 24 May 2016 12:35:18 EST Anthem CEO expects antitrust decision in July http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS03/160529921 20160524/NEWS03/160529921 (Reuters) — Anthem Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish said on Tuesday the health insurer was pushing for approval from antitrust regulators reviewing its acquisition of Cigna Corp. and expects to hear a decision in July. Tue, 24 May 2016 11:40:24 EST SWIFT to unveil new security plan after hackers' heists http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS06/160529922 20160524/NEWS06/160529922 (Reuters) — The SWIFT secure messaging service that underpins international banking said it plans to launch a new security program. Tue, 24 May 2016 11:32:14 EST Official sues Domino's over alleged wage theft http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160524/NEWS06/160529923 20160524/NEWS06/160529923 (Reuters) — The New York attorney general's office on Tuesday sued Domino's Pizza Inc., claiming it is liable for wage theft by franchisees. Tue, 24 May 2016 11:30:24 EST