Insurance Archive

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

10-Word Answers to Your Biggest Hurricane Insurance Questions

If you’re unsure how flood, homeowners or auto insurance works after a hurricane, check out these answers — all in 10 words or less — to common questions. Q: A hurricane is headed my way. Can I buy last-minute insurance? A: Probably not, due to waiting periods, with some exceptions. » MORE: Can you buy last-minute hurricane insurance? Q:

Top senator sees both parties blamed if no health compromise

Both parties must give ground to craft a compromise bill shoring up the nation’s individual health insurance markets or they’ll be blamed for hurting millions of consumers, the chairman of the Senate health committee said Wednesday. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., spoke as his panel held the first of four hearings in its effort to see if

Wells Fargo scandals are sabotaging Trump’s deregulation push

President Trump and Republicans want to rip up rules on big banks. But Wells Fargo (WFC) keeps getting into serious trouble, undermining the president’s deregulation agenda. After creating a national firestorm last September because it created millions of fake accounts, the No. 2 U.S. bank landed in hot water again this summer. Just in the past few months,