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What do chatbots and automated quotes mean for brokers?

This week, in potentially troubling news for brokers, Co-opInsurance revealed a car insurance chatbot that can give prospective policyholders an estimate via Facebook Messenger in less than half a minute. But while the move is one that seems at odds with the intermediated channel, the CEO of one insurtech firm says that there is still room for brokers

5 buzzworthy ideas to shore up health insurance for 17-million Americans

With Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act stalled, tentative bipartisan initiatives are in the works to shore up the fragile individual insurance market that serves roughly 17 million Americans. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee started hearings today on “stabilizing premiums in the individual insurance market” that will feature