Insurance

IRS will decline tax returns without proof of health insurance

The IRS said it will decline any tax returns submitted online if the filer does not fill out the forms about whether you have health insurance, per …

Politics

Cheaper Health Plans Promoted by Trump Have a History of Fraud

WASHINGTON — In signing a recent executive order, President Trump promised that millions of Americans could soon obtain “great, great health care” through inexpensive plans that offer consumers options they had been denied under the Affordable Care Act.<p>But these health plans, created for small …

Health Care

Verizon’s new phone insurance might be better than AppleCare

Insurance plans offered by carriers are, by and large, a waste of money. Generally, you end up paying too much for a plan that still has a high …

Technology

Safety is top priority in new ride-hailing regulations in Indonesia

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The government will require all online ride-hailing operators to provide insurance for both drivers …

Uber

Cost-Sharing Reductions: What Are They, and Why It Matters That Trump Is Ending Them

More than 7 million people just received some game-changing news regarding their health coverage.<p>The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law …

Investing

China lifts ban on Anbang sales of high-yield investment products

Anbang Insurance Group, the once-high-flying conglomerate whose brash chairman was detained in June, has resumed sales of high-yield investment …

China

Opinion: Gap Cover - the smart choice in tough economic times

Tony Singleton, CEO of Turnberry Management Risk Solutions writes about the importance of 'Gap cover'.

Health Care

Tesla strikes another deal that shows it's about to turn the car insurance world upside down

• <b>Tesla has created a customized insurance package, InsureMyTesla, that is cheaper than traditional plans because it factors in the vehicles' Autopilot safety features and maintenance costs.</b>• <b><br>InsureMyTesla has been available in 20 countries, but Tesla just recently partnered with Liberty Mutual to make</b> …

Autos

New Ratings Reveal Top-Tier Car Insurance Companies

With the price of automobile coverage rising four times faster than the overall rate of inflation, now more than ever you want to get the best …

Consumer News

Who Trump actually hurts by stopping payments to insurance companies, explained with a cartoon

The payments are to lower costs for low-income people, but they increase costs for everyone else.<p>President Trump claims that because Congress has failed to repeal Obamacare, he's going to “piece by piece” give America the health care it deserves. So he issued an executive order that would stop key …

Politics

Pulse Check: Why Oscar Health is betting bigger on Obamacare

The much-hyped health insurer will participate in six ACA markets next year in a play to win new business while helping people get covered.<p>While some insurance companies are pulling out of the Affordable Care Act's troubled insurance markets, Oscar Health is doubling up.<p>The much-hyped health …

Long-term disability insurance gets little attention but can pay off big time

"It won't happen to me." Maybe that sentiment explains consumers' attitude toward long-term disability insurance, which pays a portion of your income if you are unable to work.<p>Sixty-five percent of respondents surveyed this year by LIMRA, an association of financial services and insurance …

Disability Insurance

4 Easy Steps To Understanding (And Buying) Life Insurance

I know why you haven’t bought life insurance yet. It goes something like this: You got married and thought to yourself, ‘What if something happened to me? I now have someone who depends on me. I need to get life insurance’. However, the last sweet nothings you want to whisper to your bride is, …

Life Insurance

The Complete Guide to Getting the Best Possible Deal on Car Insurance

When it comes to insurance, it’s a tug of war. You need to insure yourself against financial calamity. The insurance industry, on the other hand, …

Car Insurance

Companies raise health insurance rates for Montana

Two companies have increased their health insurance rates for Montana after the president ended subsidies for low- to moderate-income policy holders …

Business

Cyber Insurance Could Lower Risk of Hacks Before an M&A Deal Is Completed

The increase of hackers infiltrating the networks of companies can inflict serious damage, especially when they are being acquired since the breaches …

Cybersecurity

BOMBSHELL study: Underinsured doubled since 2003. Blame Obamacare

Posted October 20, 2017 11:01 AM by Chris Pandolfo<p>CatLane | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>With a new report, the last defense of Obamacare has …

ObamaCare

Trump’s right about plan for ‘bailing out’ health insurers

Democrats and some Republicans in Congress are pushing for a $10 billion a year payout to insurance companies that sell ObamaCare plans. President …

Opinion

Disabled SC Deputy Struggles to Find Health Insurance

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina sheriff's deputy injured while stopping a burglary suspect last year says he's not only struggling …

Health Insurance

3.5 million more people are without health insurance since Trump was elected

• <b>The percentage of Americans without health insurance increased to 12.3% in the third quarter.</b>• <b><br>This is an increase of 0.6 percentage points from last quarter, and 1.4 points from a year ago.</b>• <b><br>Gallup said the increase is in part due to "Congressional Republicans' attempts to replace" Obamacare.</b><p>The …

Business

Obamacare whiplash leaves states, insurers with dueling price plans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's reversals in the past week on maintaining Obamacare subsidies to insurers are sowing new confusion over what kind of health insurance will be available to consumers, and at what price, when enrollment for 2018 begins in two weeks.<p>Trump said last week …

Health Care

IRS to block, suspend tax returns that lack Obamacare disclosures

The IRS said it will not accept electronic tax returns, and will suspend paper returns, that do not disclose whether the filer had health insurance …

Finance

ACA changes may lock millions into unwanted plans

<b>By Amy Goldstein | Washington Post</b><p>Millions of Americans with insurance through the Affordable Care Act could find themselves locked into health plans …

Health Care

Check Your Insurance Policy for Fire Coverage

Home insurance coverage has its limits, which many Americans discover after large-scale disasters like the fires that have been raging in California this month.<p>There are some fairly standard coverage areas, such as fire damage,​ in most homeowners policies across the country.​ Still, standard …

Regulator blasts Wells Fargo for deceptive auto insurance program

Wells Fargo engaged in unfair and deceptive practices, failed to properly manage risks and hasn’t set aside enough money to pay back the customers it …

Banking

IHG Priceless Experience 2 stays and get $100 gift card + contest entry.

<i>In the interest of full disclosure, Monkey Miles earns compensation through affiliate links and referrals. You do not have to use them, but we</i> …

Airlines

More cancer patients now have insurance because of health care law

The Affordable Care Act has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of adults with cancer who lacked health insurance, new research shows. But …

Health Care

Number of Uninsured in U.S. Up 3.5 Million This Year, Expected to Rise

The number of adults without health insurance in the U.S. has risen by nearly 3.5 million this year and will likely continue to climb unless Congress takes steps to stabilize health-insurance markets, according to a new installment of a major survey released Friday. The results and analysis …

United States

The President’s Executive Order: Less Than Meets The Eye?

The executive order (EO) signed by President Donald Trump on October 12 directs the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and …

Health Care

Union cries foul after Palatine school district cuts benefits to striking workers

Health benefits for some of the striking workers at Palatine School District 15 have been cut, prompting charges of bully tactics from employees’ union, which claims they should receive insurance through the end of the month.<p>But district officials said they clearly warned the employees that a …

Education