Archive for September, 2016

Somebody always pays for life insurance

Somebody always pays for life insurance

There is a price for buying life insurance, and there’s a price for not buying life insurance. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Next president should eat with Congress, insider says

Next president should eat with Congress, insider says

Mike Leavitt, a former HHS secretary, says breakfast is a good medicine for gridlock. Source: Yahoo! News     

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GAO reinsurance ruling could cost health insurers $2 billion

GAO reinsurance ruling could cost health insurers $2 billion

HHS used program cash to pay issuers of individual health coverage first. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Be a battle buddy for your client

Be a battle buddy for your client

Clients don’t care about products. They care about solving problems and reaching goals. Source: Yahoo! News     

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FBI Says Database Tracking Police Use of Deadly Force Coming

FBI Says Database Tracking Police Use of Deadly Force Coming

The FBI will have up and running within two years a database that tracks instances of police use of deadly force, FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Wednesday at a congressional hearing that reflected the sustained political interest in the … Source: Claims Journal     

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Older Drivers No Slower at Taking Control of Semi-Autonomous Cars

Older Drivers No Slower at Taking Control of Semi-Autonomous Cars

New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults have comparable response times to young adults when tasked with taking control of a semi-autonomous vehicle. “Before we see fully autonomous cars enter the marketplace, we are likely to … Source: Claims Journal     

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Texas DWC Claim Files go Digitial

Texas DWC Claim Files go Digitial

Every month, TDI’s Division of Workers’ Compensation receives hundreds of requests for records of workers’ compensation claims that can date back to the 1960s. DWC first checks to make sure the person requesting the confidential records has a right to … Source: Claims Journal     

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California Governor Signs Bill Targeting ‘Doctor-Shopping’ for Opioids

California Governor Signs Bill Targeting ‘Doctor-Shopping’ for Opioids

California doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday that aims to address the scourge of opioid abuse. The measure attempts to crack down … Source: Claims Journal     

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Friends Concerned About Miami Marlins’ Fernandez Boating

Friends Concerned About Miami Marlins’ Fernandez Boating

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the establishment confirmed Tuesday. A friend of one of … Source: Claims Journal     

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Paralyzed Former Race Car Driver Gets First Driverless Car License

Paralyzed Former Race Car Driver Gets First Driverless Car License

Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He’s raced a sailboat using his chin. … Source: Claims Journal     

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