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Patients squeezed in feud between doctors, insurance companies
Insurers argue it is not, as some doctors suggest, that emergency room patients don't understand their insurance deductibles or mistakenly show up at an out-of-network hospital during a crisis. In fact, TAHP data shows that in an overwhelming 89 ...

Spotsylvania lawmaker does not think credit scores should factor into car insurance premiums
A Virginian with a clean driving record but poor credit pays an average of $2,566 annually for car insurance, or about $1,500 more than a driver with excellent credit, according to Consumer Reports. In fact, the average rate for someone with bad credit ...

Parents fear losing insurance for their children if Congress doesn't renew CHIP
Congress missed the September deadline to renew funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, which covers doctor visits, prescriptions and other medical needs for Flores' son and nearly half a million more low-income Texas children. With no ...

Making an extra $10 could cost you $24000 more for health insurance
In a health care system teeming with fine print, here's an oddity that middle-class people who buy insurance on their own, rather than through an employer, need to know: You might want to take a pay cut next year. Consider the situation of a 63-year ...

Rising insurance costs start Hancock County budget in deficit
Kreps attributes a significant portion of the growing deficit to increasing insurance costs. The county currently pays 100 percent of insurance costs for its employees. The county spent an additional $100,000 on rising insurance rates last year, and is ...

We Need Mandatory Sexual Harassment Insurance
We'll need more rules. More laws. Perhaps even a Sexual Harassment Czar. Because I want to stay ahead of the curve, I would like to propose a solution inspired by Obamacare: Government mandated sexual harassment insurance for men. The program will ...

States turning to insurance for cyber attacks
“Insurance companies are smart. They're not going to go into something blind. So they require the agencies to do certain things, have certain protections and certain reasonable responses in place,” von Wolffradt said. “And then that will change the ...

Hearing still planned on insurance dispute despite agreement
Sean Scanlon, House chairman of the Insurance and Real Estate Committee, said Friday he's glad the sides ended their dispute last week, but lawmakers "owe it to the citizens of this state to find out what happened" and to learn how to avoid similar ...

Tiffany Haddish Manson Should have Gotten Life Insurance Cremate that Bitch!!!
Tiffany Haddish thinks the dude who started a Gofundme account to pay Charles Manson's funeral expenses should just stop, because no one should cut the mass murderer a break. The "Girls Trip" star was slinging grub at The Laugh Factory for ...

For Some, Wildfire Insurance Claims Are the Disaster After the Disaster
Just days after the wildfires ripped through Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties, the State Department of Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones declared a state of emergency to allow insurers to bring in out of state adjusters. Jones also asked ...

Wolverine Mutual celebrates 100 years in insurance business
It was E. Bruce Laing, then-president of the First National Bank of Dowagiac and a lawyer, who started the company in 1917 as the Wolverine Mutual Motor Insurance Co. to insure automobiles. It became Wolverine Mutual Insurance Co. in 1946 and started ...