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No Panic as Obamacare Subsidies Seem Safe for Future

Americans are unlikely to lose Obamacare subsidies any time soon, at least, and not in most states.

A.M. BestTV: What’s Ahead for U.S. Terrorism Risk Coverage

In this episode of A.M.BestTV, Bernie Heinze of American Association of Managing General Agents, Brady Kelley of National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd. and Frank Nutter of the Reinsurance Association of American, along with other insurance industry executives, outline the differences in the House and Senate terrorism coverage bills and assess chances for timely resolution.

MassMutual Establishes MassMutual Ventures LLC

Corporate venture capital fund established to invest $100 million in innovative financial services businesses

Cover-All Policy Featured in Novarica Specialty Lines Report

Cover-All, Delaware corporation, was recently recognized in, “Business and Technology Trends: Specialty Lines Insurers,” a report published by Novarica, a New York-based research and advisory firm specializing in financial services.

Presence Health Partners and Cigna Start Collaborative Care Program to Improve Health and Lower Costs

Customers benefit from improved care coordination and greater emphasis on preventive care

Fitch: HIX Subsidy Decisions Mean Risks for U.S. Hospitals

Offsetting appeals court decisions Tuesday raise uncertainty around health insurance exchanges

Fringe Benefit Group Acquires The American Worker Plans

Fringe Benefit Group, an industry leader in the design, implementation and administration of benefits for hourly and part-time workers, today announced it has acquired The American Worker Plans

Men Pay 38% More for Life Insurance Than Women, Smokers Pay 235% More Than Non-Smokers

Age is Another Key Factor; Rates Rise Sharply After Age 35

Best’s Briefing: The Insurance Implications of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

The total insurance loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17, which crashed over the Ukraine-Russia border on July 17, 2014, is not expected to result in any ratings actions, according to a new briefing from A.M. Best.

Transamerica Expands Enrollment Options to Better Serve Employers and Employees

Consistent with its commitment to enhancing enrollment options for both employers and employees -- and to making the enrollment process easier -- Transamerica Employee Benefits will utilize the innovative technology of a leading, cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll, and HRIS solutions to employers.

Health Care Coverage and Part-Time Workers – Strategies to Meet the Needs of a Growing Workforce

Aetna announced today the release of a white paper which discusses the health care challenges facing employers and their part-time and variable-hour employees.

Aetna Helps Members Affected by Wildfires in Washington

Aetna is making it easier for members affected by the wildfires burning in Washington to refill prescriptions and access employee assistance, student assistance and behavioral health programs.

Health Brokers Are Capitalizing On The Need For Employers To Reduce And Control Their Health Plan Costs

Employer health plan expenditures have quadrupled over the past twenty years despite the fact that co-pays and deductibles have risen sharply over the same time period.

Prudential Retirement Promotes Gary Ward To Head Of Stable Value

Prudential Retirement announced today that Gary Ward, previously head of Prudential Retirement’s Investment Only Stable Value Business, has been promoted to the head of Stable Value for Prudential Retirement.

Adele S. Simmons to Retire from Marsh & McLennan Companies Board of Directors in May 2015

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. announced today that Adele S. Simmons, a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 1978, will retire from the Board effective May 20, 2015

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