Last Monday night, 30 members of the new Senate Climate Caucus held an all-night talkathon on the Senate floor to highlight the urgency of global warming. Two days later, all but one voted to roll back a law that actually does something...Show More Summary
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Despite federal efforts to promote Obamacare, two-thirds of uninsured don't know about program's subsidies to reduce costs
Today Gravie, a health insurance marketplace competing with the likes of Zenefits, has closed a $10.5 million Series A round led by Aberdare Ventures, with participation from exiting investor FirstMark Capital. This comes six months after Gravie closed a $2.6 million seed round, bringing the company's total funding to more than $13 million. Show More Summary
Does an Uber driver stop being an Uber driver if he’s not actively driving an Uber customer? It verges on metaphysics, but it’s a question with major legal and financial implications for Uber and other ride-sharing companies, as the New Year’s Eve death of a six-year-old girl underscored. That incident highlighted a potential flaw in [...]
Rachel Cleetus: In an extraordinary turnabout, House members seem set to abandon bedrock principles of fiscal conservatism by voting on a bill to undermine the Biggert-Waters flood insurance reforms. Those reforms would have put the highly-indebted National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in a more solvent position, benefiting taxpayers who have...
Rearview cameras sound like a good bet if you're concerned about safety, but a new study just published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety indicates that their benefits may be limited. Parking sensors, says the study, provided...Show More Summary
By James Kwak The systemic risk posed by insurance companies is something that I’ve never been entirely clear about. I know it’s an enormous issue for large insurers who want to avoid additional oversight by the Federal Reserve. I’m well … Continue reading ?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires almost all Americans to have health insurance. For most lower-income Americans, this means coverage through Medicaid, employer-sponsored insurance, or health exchanges, depending on their income and state of residence. Show More Summary
Reporter: “Mr. Speaker, you said a minute ago there are fewer people today with health insurance than when the law was passed. I want to make sure I understand. You’re saying that Obamacare has resulted in a net loss of insurance?” House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio): “I believe that to be the case. When you […]
The clock is ticking on the individual health insurance open enrollment period for 2014, which is scheduled to end on March 31, 2014. Unlike many of the other deadlines established under “Obamacare,” this one will not be extended or delayed....
By Markus Aarnio: The Travelers Companies (TRV) provides various commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals in the United States. (click...Show More Summary
An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world’s most valuable life insurance policy. ||| An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world’s most valuable life insurance policy. The man who cobbled the deal...Show More Summary
Sixteen of the world’s biggest banks have been sued by the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for allegedly manipulating the London interbank offered rate (Libor) from 2007 to 2011. ||| Manhattan - Sixteen of the world’s biggest...Show More Summary
The Crashed Car Showroom is a temporary storefront in Sydney conceived by the NRMA Insurance Research Centre. As its name implies, it’s dedicated to road safety and the dangers of driving via an assortment of technological displays — including a crash test dummy simulator that straps you into a hydraulic car while wearing an Oculus Rift VR headset. Show More Summary
"The product is good and people want it," President Obama said, touting his health insurance plan...
The following is a guest post from U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey. Please take a minute to sign our petition to Speaker Boehner, and demand that House leadership stop turning their backs on our friends and family members who are looking for work. I first heard from Gerri Battista after she posted on my […]
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Reverse-view cameras are more effective at helping motorists avoid driveway accidents than rear parking sensors – but drivers need to bear the brunt of blame no matter what technology is fitted, research by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found. A study was conducted using 111 volunteer drivers in an empty parking lot using [...]
How do things look so far from the insurers' perspective? The results are mixed.