UK Producers Battling For Payouts On 500 Insurance Claims After Shoots Were Shut Down By Coronavirus

British TV and film producers are fighting to secure insurance payouts running to “many many millions” of pounds after the coronavirus pandemic shut down shoots. Pact CEO John McVay revealed that he is working to help producers with more than … Read more…

Despite worries over coronavirus, most people booking travel don’t plan to buy trip insurance, survey finds

More than half of Americans planning travel soon will not buy trip insurance despite worries over Covid-19, according to a survey by ValuePenguin. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >

NRF pushes government on pandemic insurance for retailers, praises small business loan legislation

NRF has called on congress to pass legislation creating a federal program to help businesses obtain pandemic insurance, while also voicing its support for a package that would increase funding for small business loans. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

2.13.20 Insurance companies are ripping teachers off; Bitcoin ponzi scheme; Jobs that don’t require a college degree

Teachers, non-profit workers and some hospital workers are shuttled into inferior 403b retirement plans. 401ks have gotten more affordable with steadily lower costs for employees, lead by Vanguard and Fidelity. Teachers on the other hand get cheated repeatedly. 403b plans … Read more…

Denver Insurance Company to Pay $20.5 Million for Discriminating Against Black and Female Employees

A Denver insurance company will be paying $ 20.5 million to black and female employees who filed complaints of racial and sexual discrimination, according to The Denver Post. Black employees at Jackson National Life Insurance in Denver were passed over … Read more…

Barclays earnings hit by £1.4 billion in insurance claims but investment banking profits rise

Barclays reported a third-quarter net loss of £292 million Friday, as difficult market conditions and concerns over Brexit continue to weigh. World News & Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Prudential to charge higher insurance rates for people who vape — the same as smokers

Customers who vape will be classified as smokers instead of nonsmokers when applying for individual insurance policies, Prudential said in an emailed statement Wednesday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Insurance linked to hospitals’ decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies

A national study finds differences in the decisions to admit or transfer children with mental health emergencies based on the patients’ insurance type. Children without insurance are more likely to be transferred to another hospital than those with insurance. Child … Read more…

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare’s individual mandate penalty for not having insurance

"Yes, I'd bring back the individual mandate," says the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, arguing it would be popular now, "compared to what's being offered." Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Tobacco company Philip Morris starts life insurance firm that offers discounts to smokers who quit

Philip Morris International, the tobacco company that sells Marlboro cigarettes around the world, is getting into the life insurance business. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

‘It feels like we are still hostages’: Federal contractors who lost health insurance during shutdown remain in limbo

For one firm, the tight margins of federal work meant it wasn’t able to pay its health insurance premium, leading to a lapse in coverage for employees who also lost five weeks of wages. Now they’re bracing for the possibility … Read more…

The Amazon-Berkshire-JPM health venture just hired first female exec, from a big insurance company

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan have hired Dana Safran from Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…