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California Workers’ Comp Temporary Total Disability Rates To Increase By 2020

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) just announced that the 2020 minimum and maximum temporary total disability rate is expected to rise significantly. DWC says the minimum TTD rate will increase to about $194.91 and the maximum TTD rate will increase to $1,999.43 on a weekly basis. Labor Code requires the TTD rate to […]

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Walmart Heads Into Healthcare

It may come as a surprise to you that the world’s largest company by revenue is now attempting to break into the healthcare industry. They recently opened their first Walmart Health Center in Dallas, Georgia and plan to open another one soon on Calhoun, Georgia. This is just the start of the company’s aspirations to […]

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FEMA urges homeowners to buy flood insurance

If there was ever a time to buy flood insurance is now, according to FEMA and national flood officials. Drastic weather changes in some specific regions across the U.S. are expected in the coming years. Many of our communities are already underwater. Floods are simply among the deadliest natural disasters in the United States. The […]

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Insurance Companies Request Rate Increase for Dwelling Policies

A Dwelling insurance rate increase was recently filed at the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCRB) with a requested effective date of July 1, 2020.   NCRB represents all companies that write property insurance in the state. They requested a 19.2% increase based on territory.   The filing comprises an increase request in wind (24.3%) […]

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U.S. Commercial Insurance Prices Increase By 4%

Commercial insurance prices keep rising more aggressively in the second quarter of 2019 when compared to prices charged during the same period in 2018, based on the latest survey by Willis Towers Watson’s (NASDAQ: WLTW) Commercial Lines Insurance Pricing Survey (CLIPS). Willis Towers Watson has roots dating to 1828 and they are currently a leading global advisory, […]

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Number of Uninsured Children Rises To 4.3 Million

According to recent census data release, nearly 4.3 million children were uninsured back in 2018. This is the first time the census reports such increase since 2009 before the ObamaCare was enacted and helped expand coverage. The total uninsured rate went from 7.9 percent in 2017 to 8.5 percent in 2018. Census officials say the […]

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Leverage 1332 Waivers to Make Healthcare More Affordable

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 has made healthcare more affordable for Georgians by creating small and individual group markets. Nearly 800K people in Georgia access their health insurance through the ACA Marketplace. Back in 2010, the uninsured rate in the state was 20 percent but it dropped to 13 in 2017. It’s a significant […]

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Non-Life Insurance Market Key Business Segments Making Moves, a Shake Up in Market Estimates Expected

Sep 10, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) — A new business intelligence report released by Advance Market Analytics with title Non-Life Insurance Market Insights, Forecast to 2025.This report provides a detailed overview of key factors in the Non …

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What Is Open Enrollment for Health Insurance?

Open enrollment is an annual period when people can change their health care coverage. (Getty Images) Most Americans can change their health insurance once a year. “Open enrollment is the …

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Insurance Brokers Present The Top Factors That Influence Car Insurance Rates

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 8, 2019 / Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com has released a new blog post that explains the top influential factors for car insurance rates. For more info and …

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Tesla’s Auto Insurance Will Use Individual Driver Data For ‘State-By-State Proposition’

Tesla Inc’s (TSA.O) will use individual customer data like GPS and camera footage to price new auto insurance products. This is reliable information from cameras and motor vehicle with details drivers can benefit from. Their new insurance plan will be based on driver’s authorization and rules of the specific state, a senior business govt cited […]

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4 people who bought life insurance in their 20s explain why they still think it was the right choice

Typically, the younger and healthier you are when you buy life insurance, the lower your monthly rate. The peace of mind is great, too.

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