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Insurance: Most Popular Articles

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Pet Insurance Essentials
Pet Insurance Essentials
Disability Income Insurance Trends
Article describing new disability income insurance trends
Aflac: The Number 1 Supplemental Insurer
Profile of America's largest disability income insurer in premium and members covered
Overview of Top Insurance Designations
Document provides overview of leading industry designations in each of the health life and property casualty lines of business
Commercial Liability Exclusions Should You...
General liability insurance is the most prevalent form of business liability insurance. Here's an explanation of how exclusion works.
Who Has Been the Leading Worker's Comp Insurer...
Wausau Insurance is America’s largest workers’ compensation insurer and innovator since the inception of workers' compensation insurance in 1911.
Freedom Health: America's Fastest Growing Insurer
Profile of America's fastest growing health insurer, designated by Inc. Magazine in its Inc. 500 publication, fast premium growth
Grandfathered Plans
Definition of grandfathered health plans and requirements under the newly passed health care reform legislation PPACA Affordable Care Act
Employer Requirements Under ObamaCare
Employer Requirements Under ObamaCare
The New Health Insurance Exchanges - What You...
Article describing the basics of the state implementation of Health Insurance Exchange as they gear up for operation in 2014.
Health Savings Account Contribution Limits for...
IRS Announces 2013 HSA Limits. Insurance.
Comparing Critical Illness Plans to Life...
Here's a rundown of critical illness and life insurance plans, explained in easy to understand language and with no particular bias to any company.
Annuities and Taxes
With shifting tax and health care regulations it is important to stay on top of how year-to-year tax law changes impact annuities.
Did You Know that 1 in 14 Physicians are Sued...
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week reports that one in 14 doctors faces a malpractice suit every year.
Survey: Insurance Fraud Expected to Rise
A survey issued by FICO shows 57 percent of U.S. and Canadian insurers say personal lines insurance fraud losses will rise further in 2013, while roughly half say they expect fraud losses to rise further in commercial lines as well.
Federal Health Insurance Exchange Guidelines...
Artucke discussing new Federal Health Insurance Exchange Guidelines.
Blues Move to Expand Medicaid Presence
Article describing Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans effort to increase presence in Medicaid market.
Important Things to Know About Cyber Insurance...
Article detailing Cyber Insurance Coverage Decision Points
Uninsured Healthcare Tab- \$49 Billion Annually
Article describing the U.S. uninsured Healthcare Tab- $49 Billion Annually.
Variable Annuities: Pros and Cons
Variable Annuities: Pros and Cons
Types of Annuity Products
Types of Annuity Products. Insurance.
Aetna Named Top Employer for Healthy Lifestyles
Article describing Aetna's recent award as a top employer for healthy lifestyles
The Six Components of Auto Insurance
Article identifying the Six Components of Auto Insurance
Crop Insurance Coverage Details
Crop Insurance Coverage Basics
Commercial Property Insurance Claims Can Be a...
Commercial Property Insurance Claims Can Be a Risk
Pay as You Drive Auto Insurance Explained
Article describing Pay as You Drive Auto Insurance discount program
Pay-as-You-Drive Discounts 101
Article on latest discount auto insurance tactic-- pay-as-you drive discount.
Farmers Insurance Rebranding Focuses on...
Article profiling Farmers Insurance and its unique marketign campaign portraying itself as a leader in insurance innovation and education of its egents.
Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Policies...
Article on long term care insurance partnership policies
Homeowner's Insurance Glossary
Glossary item providing information on key homeowner's policy key terms terminology understanding fire damage deductible premium coverage building and contents coverage explained actual cash value replacement cost value
Indexed Annuities See Record Sales Increase
Article on record-setting sales year in 2010 for indexed annuities.
More Affordable Care Act Provisions Going Into...
More Affordable Care Act Provisions Going Into Effect January 1st
New York Life Insurer Profile
Article providing a profile of New York Life Insurance company, its history, products, vital statistics, and financial health.
Company Health Plans Raising Costs for Smokers,...
Article on how employer's are charging employees who smoke or are obese more in health premiums.
Insuring Real Estate Investments
Insurance agents can help educate real estate investors about products, whch include landlord dwelling offerings.
Insurance Meet Technology
Technology is impacting the insurance industry through new gadgets, software advances, increasing processing speeds and consumers’ appetite for faster and more efficient communication.
Workers Compensation State Updates
Article onWorkers Compensation State Updates
With Auto Insurance, Mayhem May or May Not be...
Details on mayhem coverage. Insurance.
Disability Insurance Decision Points
Article on key variables and decision points in determing disability insaurance plans best fit for specific clients
Why Aren't Women Buying Enough Life Insurance?
Article on Women and Life Insurance Sales
The Post-Reform Broker
Article on advancing as a broker in the post-reform marketplace
AmWINs a Leader in Wholesale Insurance Industry
Article profiling AmWINs as a leader in wholesale insurance industry in the areas of group nemnefits and property and casualty products.
CO-OP Plans: The ACA's Public Plan Alternative
Co-ops the public option alternative within the Affordable Care Act
Northwestern Mutual Leads in Long-Term Value
Article concerning Northwestern Mutual leadership in long-term value
Farmers Eyes Aggressive Growth for Eastern U.S.
Farmers Group of Insurance Companies is engaged in efforts to aggressively grow its business in the Eastern U.S., with a focus on as Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and upstate New York.
Disability Income Insurance
Disability Income step by step guide. Page 3.
Marijuana Insurance Regulation in Washington Hazy
The Washington state government is working to put in place regulations for its newly emerging marijuana sales industry.
Worksite Wellness Shows Solid Return on...
Article on worksite wellness programs and evidence showing their strong return on investment
Immediate Income Annuity 101
Article explaining the immediate income life annuity product
HSA's and the Affordable Care Act
Article detailing the impact on HSA by the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
How to Start a Career as an Insurance Agent or...
One key to successful insurance sales involves the ability to talk and to network and meet as many new people as possible to build references. Page 2.
Small Business Insurance Owner's Policies
Small Business Insurance Owner's Policies
State Farm: Innovation from the Start
State Farm insurance company profile
Details on readability issues with insurance...
Article detailing readability issues with insurance policies and state regulatory readability requirements
Intro to Chinese Insurance Regulation
Intro to Chinese Insurance Regulation
Workers Comp Injury Duration Increases
Workers Comp Injury Duration Increases
State Status on Health Insurance Exchanges
Article describing the staus of states on implementing Health Insurance Exchanges
The Health Care Cost Problem
Article describing in detail the U.S. health care cost problem
American Family Tops with Auto Insurance...
Article on American Family's rating as top auto insurer in customer satisfaction according to J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey.
Medical Liability Insurers Face Tough...
After some good years, medical professional liability insurers can expect profitability to deteriorate over the next three years.
What is an Essential Benefit?
What is an Essential Benefit? Insurance.
Self-funding Health Insurance-- Is it a Cure...
Case study on cost savings achieved by employer who self-funds health insurance for 125 employees achieving huge cost savings versus traditional health insurance
Defined Contribution Plans a Growing Trend
Article on how Defined Contribution Plans are a Growing Trend
Disability Insurance Costs Rising
Article describing rising costs of disability insurance
Workers' Compensation Programs at a Turning Point
Workers' Compensation programs appear to be at a key turning point as the industry finds itself in Congress' cross-hairs, a look at the history of workers compensation the transformation of programs in the 1990's and the problems facing the industry today and a forecast of the future
Workers Comp & NFL Concussion Lawsuits
Insurance Issues & NFL Concussion Lawsuits
Alternative Health Exchanges Being Developed
Article describing new healtrh insurance exchange development for competition with state-based exchanges being developed under the PPACA.
Small Business Tax Credits Under the ACA Examined
Article reviewing the impact of small business tax credits under the ACA examined
Critical Illness Insurance Primer
Article explaining Critical Illness Insurance
Medicare Reform Proposals Analyzed
Article analyzing Medicare reform proposals
10% of Large Employers May Drop 2014 Health...
Article regarding 2014 employer health care decision-making.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness...
October is National Security Cyber Awareness Month, which will hopefully lead more people to have greater concern about the risk in their lives.
Creating a Market Niche
Once you have identified the niche in the insurance market that you want to exploit and fill like no other then it is important to identify the means to establish your espertise, market that expertise, and maintain and enhance that expertise. Page 2.
Retail Health Clinics and Insurance
Article concerning retail health clinics and insurance ramifications.
How Readable Should Insurance Policies Be?
Article on the appropriate readability level of insurance policies
UnitedHealth Sues Over Lost TRICARE Contract
Article describing lawsuit brought by UnitedHealth against U.S. government for award made to Humana
Comparison of the ACA and the Republican Common...
Article analyzing and comparing the U.S. Affordable Care Act and the Republican alternative the Common Sense Healthcare Reform and Affordability Act? In-depth comparison of the two bills.
Social Security Insolvent in 2017
Article on Social Security's projected insolvency by 2017.
Bloom Health Launches Two Private Health...
Article about Bloom Health's launch of two new private health exchanges
Pay as You Drive Auto Insurance
Article describing new auto insurance coverage based on the amount and how safe people drive their cars.
How Does Your Agent E & O Coverage Stack Up?
This article asks agents How Does Your Agent E & O Coverage Stack Up?
Wellness 101
Article on the bisuness case of implementing worksite wellness programs.
Life Insurance: Keys that May Close More Sales
Article detailing keys to expanded life insurance sales due to value-added items that agents and brokers should emphasize.
Insurance Outsourcing Trend to Keep Rising
Article on the continuing rise of insurance outsourcing.
What Team Do You Need?
Article concerning the processes following a significant insured commercial property loss, how does the insurance claim process work? Page 2.
Seven Funded CO-OP Plans Named by CMS
Seven Funded CO-OP Plans Named by CMS
Supervisor Revenge a Workplace Liability Risk
Workplace Retaliation an Increasing Insurance Liability
Health Insurance Exchange Development Models...
Article describing the four types of Health Insurance Exchange Models that are emerging as states comply with the PPACA
Small Business & Stop Loss Coverage
Small Business & Stop Loss Coverage
CMS Seeks Payment Reform Innovation
Article on CMS Innovation Center's payment reform and bundling initiative.
Health Insurance Designations
Article on Health Insurance Designations
Florida Forgoes Insurance Exchange Development
Article on Florida's decision to say no to insurance exchange development
Utah Exchange Experiences Growing Pains
Article on Utah Health Insurance Exchange Experiencing Growing Pains
List of insurance career sites
List of career and employment opportunity sites nationwide available for insurance professionals from agent to underwriter
Major Medicaid Fraud Uncovered: APS Healthcare...
Article illustrating Georgia FBI Medicaid fraud investigation Georgia fraudulent administration analysis of Georgia Medicaid fraud program by APS Healthcare
Seniors Benefit from Critical Illness Coverage
Seniors Benefit from Critical Illness Coverage
Small Business Health Relief Act Examined
Article examining the Small Business Health Relief Act.
Retiree Healthcare Costs Exploding
Article on exploding costs of retiree halthcare coverage
National Health Care Quality Strategy Released
article on the release of the federal HHS National Health Care Quality Strategy
Disability Definition Benefit Options
Glossary of key terms related to disability income insurance and disability definitions that serve as the basis for insurance benefits
Sebelius Decision Aids Obama Re-election
Sebelius Decision Aids Obama Re-election
State Health Insurance Exchange Status Update
Article on state implementations of health insurance exchanges
Nevada's New Captive Law Will Attract Companies...
Article on Nevada's attempt to attract new insurers to the state with new captive law.
2 of 3 in US Lack Disability Insurance
2 of 3 in US Lack Disability Insurance
Mercer Report Details Employer Health Spending...
Article detailing Mercer survey report on employer health spending trends
China: A New Insurance Frontier
China: A New Insurance Frontier
ACO Initiatives Take Flight
Article on 2011 new trend, ACO Initiatives Take Flight
Disability Coverage Rate Dropping
Article concerning the drop in employer-based disability coverage.
When Do Owners Need Business Interruption...
Article analyzing when Owners Need Business Interruption Insurance?
Reinsurance Primer
Article describing the basics of Reinsurance in the property/ casualty sector of the industry.
Agents Harmed by New Crop Insurance Regs
Article on 2011 crop insurance regulations and their impact on agents and brokers.
Tax Reform from Congress a Concern for...
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Survey Finds Employers Adding Voulntary Benefits
Article on survey results showing employers adding voulntary benefits
Common Job Search Mistakes detailed
Article listing common job search mistakes details and comments related to the insurance industry added
Study Ranks Top Auto Insurers in Customer Service
Study Ranks Top Insurers in Customer Service
Romney vs. Obama Health Care Policy
Romney vs. Obama Health Care Policy
How Would President Pawlenty Reform Healthcare?
Article on former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's ideas to reform healthcare in the U.S.
ANICO Announces Underwriting Express Program
Article on new ANICO insurance program to expedite insurance applications through the Underwriting Express Program for applying for life insurance.
National Flood Insurance Program Extended
National Flood Insurance Program Extended one year federal flood insurance program requirements extended article providing details on federal program extension
Mini-Med Plans in the Cross-hairs- Future...
Article detailing the impact of federal health care reform on Mini-med plans. Details include how the federal Department of Health and Human Services has exempted several health plans from health care reform requirements including the Medical Loss Ratio calculations
Largest Ever Medicare Fraud Investigation Busts...
Medicare fraud doctors nurses physical therapists in nine U.S. cities billing fraud indictments, unnecessary procedures
Disputed Commercial Property Claims Issues...
Article concerning disputed commercial property claims issues following a recent tornado loss
Professional Liability Insurance Details
Article on E and O insurance
How Ryan's Medicare Vouchers Might Work
How Ryan's Medicare Vouchers Might Work
States, Waivers, & Medical Loss Ratios
Article on medical loss ratio rules in the states
D&O Insurance 101
Article providing Directors and Officers insurance basics
You Need a Roadmap
Article concerning the processes following a significant insured commercial property loss, how does the insurance claim process work? Page 3.
The Value of Voluntary Benefit Couponing
Article on Voluntary benefits couponing and its value for employees.
Debt Ceiling Failure Risky Proposition for...
Debt Ceiling Failure Risky Proposition for Insurers
25% in U.S. Have Health Coverage Gap
1 in 4 in U.S. Have Health Coverage Gap
Effects of Health Plan Consolidation
Article detailing the effects of health plan vonsolidation
Developing Additional Revenue Streams
Article detailing possibel paths to increased revenue streams in an era of difficult insurance commissions and industry uncertainty. Page 3.
Domestic Partner Benefits the Next Mandate?
Article detailing whether domestic partner benefits are the next mandate
Will PPACA Provide Incentives to Drop Health...
Article detailing how the PPACA might provide incentives to drop health coverage
Eligibility and the Individual Mandate
Eligibility and the Individual Mandate
Important Hurricane Irene Coverage Issues
Article describing important hurricane Irene coverage issues
Info Tech Jobs & Insurance Industry
Info Tech Jobs & Insurance Industry
Canadian Health Spending Account Primer
Article on Canadian style Health Spending Accounts
Many States Pursuing Medicaid Cuts Citing PPACA
Many States Pursuing Medicaid Cuts Citing PPACA
Health Insurance Rebate Analysis
Health Insurance Rebate Analysis
Federal LTCI Enrollees Face Large Premium Hikes
Article detailing Federal LTCI Enrollees and the large premium increases their facing.
Domestic Medical Tourism: A New Trend
Artricle on new health care and health insurance trend: Domestic Medical Tourism
Thomson Reuters Names Top 10 Health Systems
Article discussing Thomson Reuters naming of top 10 health systems
Does P&C Industry Have Sufficient Reserves?
Article concerninr whether the Property/ CasualtyC industry has sufficient reserves?
Producer Commissions and the MLR Dabate
Article discussing producer commissions and the Medical Loss Ratio Dabate
Politics and the Individual Mandate
Article on Politics and the Individual Mandate
A New Era of P&C Risk?
Article identifies a New Era of P&C Risk
CLASS Act Program and Regulation Summary
Article illustrating how te new CLASS Act longe term care program works and its related regulations.
Medical Loss Ratios- State Impacts
Analysis of the impact of the medical loss ratio rules under the Affordable Care Act in various states
Forecasting the Supreme Court PPACA Ruling
Article forecasting the Supreme Court ruling of the PPACA

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