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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama and Alfa Insurance Are Expanding their Partnership

Insurance Sector - Fri, 10/11/2013 - 12:16

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The partnership of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama and Alfa Insurance will be extended. Their firm provides health and dental insurance. The announcement was made by two on Tuesday regarding the availability of Blue Cross health and dental policies with the Alfa offices throughout the state.

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Affordable Care Act meets huge numbers of sign ups

Insurance Sector - Fri, 10/04/2013 - 13:45

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This week one of the most significant part of the Affordable Care Act went online. This is an online insurance shop where people can compare and buy health insurance which suits their requirements.

Till now the online effort has seen a large number of Floridians signing up along with other US citizens across all states.

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Obama’s Health Care Law Requires Most Insurance Plans to Cover Obesity

Insurance Sector - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 13:07

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A preventive services benefit of the Affordable Care Act provides screening and counseling for obesity. However, what health plans offer patients varies. Now, insurers are providing new hope for heavy people who are desperate to lose weight. Insurers are encouraging people with increased coverage of obesity.

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Insurers Charged with Penalty of Filing to cover the mental health

Insurance Sector - Mon, 05/13/2013 - 13:20

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Sources suggested that seven of the health insurance companies have given their agreements in the recent years to pay the state and consumers an amount of $5.6 million for being unsuccessful in covering the mental health care and other services that are required by the state law.

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Insurance Companies to Lifestyle Blamed for High American Health Care Cost

Insurance Sector - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 13:32

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As per reports, a recent public health opinion survey has asserted that America's high health care cost is formed by none other than people themselves.

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Tax to Come on Health Insurance Premium

Insurance Sector - Mon, 03/11/2013 - 13:00

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A report has uncovered recently that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) would, from 2014, be imposing a health insurance tax on health insurance premium.

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Affordable Care Act to Charge 50% Extra from Smokers for Insurance Premiums

Insurance Sector - Tue, 02/19/2013 - 12:52

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As a part of Affordable Care Act, health insurance companies will charge 50% extra from the people who use tobacco. Anti-cancer activists and tobacco companies are against the hike in premiums for smokers.

"We're anti-smoking, not anti-smoker", said David Woodmansee, the cancer society's associate director for state and local campaigns.

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Life and Pension Firm Shows Rise In Quarterly Earnings Due To Cost Savings

Insurance Sector - Fri, 11/09/2012 - 10:15

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Recent reports have subjected that there Life and pensions firm Aegon UK managed to show up significant earnings for the quarterly session. One of the reasons enlisted is the cost savings. Original pre-tax income saw an increase from the previous year's figures of £8m in the third quarter to £20m administered during this year.

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Private Medically Insured People not claiming insurance

Insurance Sector - Wed, 11/07/2012 - 07:54

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Approximately £1bn is lost by the NHS in treatment of patients who have been privately insured. A study was carried out, which revealed that NHS has been paying for the treatment of privately medically insured patients.

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Constant Price rise in Health Insurance Renew Fee

Insurance Sector - Sat, 08/11/2012 - 12:48

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Since last two years, renew fee has been increasing of health insurance policies in Massachusetts. Though the renew rate is moderate, the total percentage has increased by 0.7% in last two years.

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Insurers Offer Self-Insurance to Small Firms, Says Report

Insurance Sector - Fri, 03/23/2012 - 10:52

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It has been found through a new report that insurers in California have been offering health coverage to employers of small organizations, with more number of healthier workers. The same may cause a threat to state and federal healthcare reforms, fear Californian insurance officials.

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Private Insurance Schemes Not To Change At present

Insurance Sector - Fri, 03/16/2012 - 08:57

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It has been recently revealed by the Health Minister, Tanya Plibersek, that in the time to come, the private health insurance scenario is not going to have too many people going, as they might be coming.

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Discontent People, After New Federal Ruling

Insurance Sector - Fri, 02/10/2012 - 09:41

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In a recent report, it has been revealed that Shaun and Kylie Richards are close to losing their private health insurance rebates soon. This is after the federal parliament has brokered a new deal. The couple, which earns a flooring business in Adelaide, is now o he verge of losing about 30% of their health insurance rebates, which they receive from the federal government right now.

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Axa PPP Provides Medical Cover for Abiraterone

Insurance Sector - Fri, 02/03/2012 - 07:53

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It has been recently revealed that the second largest private medical insurance company in the UK has changed its opinion on Abiraterone, a drug used to treat patients suffering from advanced prostate cancer.

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Health Insurers Not Happy With Telling ‘Truth on Costs’

Insurance Sector - Fri, 01/27/2012 - 13:04

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As per reports, it has been revealed that some of the clauses in the Affordable Care Act are going to be changed during the upcoming US elections. There is both good and bad news attached to the changes of the act.

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Work Insurance Often Offers Coverage for Programs to Stop Smoking

Insurance Sector - Tue, 01/03/2012 - 13:26

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Making an immensely shocking disclosure, it has recently been revealed that around 70% of smokers admit they'd love to quit. It's barely three days into the New Year 2012, and a large number of people have already started struggling to stand by their commitments and resolution they made for 2012 with the intent of kicking the butt.

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Express Scripts Looking for Settlement with Wellpoint

Insurance Sector - Thu, 12/15/2011 - 13:23

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On Tuesday, Express Scripts notified that it is about to resolve its contract dispute with the biggest health insurers in the United States, WellPoint Inc. In addition, it claimed that the WellPoint has significantly increased the chances of lodging a lawsuit and expressed confidence that the companies have enough potential to settle their dispute.

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Bupa to Become Australia’s Top Health Insurance Provider

Insurance Sector - Mon, 10/24/2011 - 09:36

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In order to become Australia's top health insurer, global health care group Bupa has clubbed three renowned health insurance companies under its brand, named as MBF, HBA and Mutual Community.

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