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'Skinny repeal' of Obamacare would wreck the insurance market
Though the Senate has yet to release details, the "skinny repeal" plan would likely eliminate the individual mandate, which requires nearly all Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty, and the employer mandate, which obligates larger ...

Canada's Top Insurance Companies: Sun Life Financial
This is the second article covering Canada's top insurance companies. The first focused on Intact Financial (OTCPK:IFCZF) (TSX: IFC), Canada's largest home, auto and business insurer. On the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), there are two main type of ...

Health Law Uncertainty Balloons Montana Insurance Rates
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana president Mike Frank explains his company's proposal to raise insurance rates 23 percent for individuals covered under the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Helena, Mont. (AP Photo/Matt Volz) The ...

Overwatch League Players Will Get Health Insurance, At Least $50KA Year
They'll be required to give players one year contracts, salaries of at least $50,000, health insurance, retirement savings plans, housing during the season, and at least 50 percent of “performance bonuses,” which Blizzard defines as “money from winning ...

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Anthem could pull out of more insurance markets unless Washington settles policy debate
WASHINGTON – Insurance giant Anthem, which already has withdrawn from the Obamacare marketplaces in three states, will pull out of more if the federal government doesn't take action soon to stabilize the market, CEO Joseph Swedish told investors ...

State regulator denies CHO's request for insurance plan changes
In a hearing Monday at the state Bureau of Insurance office in Gardiner, CHO said a series of new, lower-cost ACA insurance “silver” plans proposed by competitor Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield threaten to lure away its members unless the nonprofit ...

Twin Cities restaurateur adds surcharge for health insurance
Bartmann decided back in 1993 that she needed to provide health insurance and dental coverage for her employees, offering four different options to anyone who works more than 25 hours a week. Staff pays 50 percent of the cost, with Bartmann picking up ...

BNP Paribas to buy out full stake in Italian insurance unit from Ageas
PARIS (Reuters) - BNP Paribas is to expand further in Italy by buying full control of CARGEAS from insurer Ageas, as the French bank looks to step up cross-selling of products in Italy, where the business has been impacted by a recession. BNP Paribas ...

Why Some Insurance Plans Limit Specialized Treatments
Daniel Polsky: The group here is mostly related to the insurance that's sold in the individual market, which is like the Obamacare markets, which represents about 7% of the entire insured market where these narrow-network plans are more prevalent. But ...

'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Would Clash With Republicans' Health Care Promises
The upside of such a plan: Those provisions are unloved. The individual mandate forces Americans who go without health insurance to pay a tax penalty. The employer mandate subjects businesses to a lot of paperwork requirements. The medical device tax ...