Fixing the health insurance “problem” expands more affordable coverage for families

The Biden administration announced a regulatory fix Tuesday that will make health insurance more affordable for many people with expensive job-based coverage. The final rule issued by the Treasury Department addresses the “family problem,” which for years has made financial assistance from the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace unavailable to many people who need it because … Read more

Planning a big trip for the holidays? How to make sense of travel insurance.

After years of waiting and delaying, many retirees plan to travel for the holidays and winter months. Booking in advance can be a good way to secure lower prices, but how can you protect your travel investment? Travel insurance is part of the answer and there are different ways to book travel which can mean … Read more

When to buy travel insurance and when to skip it

Lori Park, a resident of the Chicago area, and her 80-year-old mother, Nancy Park, were on a cruise to Hawaii when Nancy became ill. She spent five days in the ship’s hospital before being evacuated to Mexico and then flown back to the United States. All that medical care and transportation added up to thousands … Read more

Of course you have home insurance. But do you have enough?

How Much Do You Know About Homeowners Insurance? Do you have coverage you don’t need or missing coverage? Although many luxury homeowners have access to experts—lawyers, financial planners, insurance agents, risk managers—many are actually underinsured. Take flood insurance for example. A study published in 2017 by the Insurance Information Institute, an industry trade group, found … Read more

Of course you have home insurance. But do you have enough?

How Much Do You Know About Homeowners Insurance? Do you have coverage you don’t need or missing coverage? Although many luxury homeowners have access to experts—lawyers, financial planners, insurance agents, risk managers—many are actually underinsured. Take flood insurance for example. A study published in 2017 by the Insurance Information Institute, an industry trade group, found … Read more

How much can you save by using a pay-as-you-drive insurance policy?

Your car insurance premium may soon be determined by how much and how well you drive. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has allowed insurers to launch pay-as-you-drive car insurance policies with premiums linked to mileage and driving quality. Pay-as-you-go policies allow buyers to set a mileage limit for their cars and … Read more

Health insurers have the data. Will patients listen?

Health insurers are banking heavily on artificial intelligence and data analytics that scan medical records and then alert members on how to improve their health. The challenge: Getting people to listen is hard. Now the companies say they’re figuring out the best way to get people to respond, an effort that may include tapping consumer … Read more

Health insurers have the data. Will patients listen?

Health insurers are banking heavily on artificial intelligence and data analytics that scan medical records and then alert members on how to improve their health. The challenge: Getting people to listen is hard. Now the companies say they’re figuring out the best way to get people to respond, an effort that may include tapping consumer … Read more

Health insurers have the data. Will patients listen?

Health insurers are banking heavily on artificial intelligence and data analytics that scan medical records and then alert members on how to improve their health. The challenge: Getting people to listen is hard. Now the companies say they’re figuring out the best way to get people to respond, an effort that may include tapping consumer … Read more

Health insurers have the data. Will patients listen?

Health insurers are banking heavily on artificial intelligence and data analytics that scan medical records and then alert members on how to improve their health. The challenge: Getting people to listen is hard. Now the companies say they’re figuring out the best way to get people to respond, an effort that may include tapping consumer … Read more