Archive for January, 2017

Business succession planning and the buy-sell agreement

Business succession planning and the buy-sell agreement

A buy-sell agreement can provide business shareholders or co-owners with options. Source: Yahoo! News     

January 31, 2017 | By More
Need an identity theft lawyer? 5 benefits trends to watch

Need an identity theft lawyer? 5 benefits trends to watch

More than half of employers in the food services, IT, transportation and warehousing industries are planning to ratchet up non-medical benefits for employees. Source: Yahoo! News     

January 31, 2017 | By More
HealthCare.gov sign-up reminders remain after Trump pulls advertising

HealthCare.gov sign-up reminders remain after Trump pulls advertising

The open enrollment period for 2017 ends Tuesday. Source: Yahoo! News     

January 31, 2017 | By More
Ladder launches insurtech life insurance product in California

Ladder launches insurtech life insurance product in California

Jamie Hale, CEO of the new online life insurance company Ladder, says his business will tap into a market that agents and advisors ‘are not addressing.’ Source: Yahoo! News     

January 31, 2017 | By More
Walden framework could shape post-ACA health underwriting

Walden framework could shape post-ACA health underwriting

A House panel has posted the guaranteed-issue proposal along with three other ACA fixer drafts. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Long-term care insurers need great assets, consultants say

Long-term care insurers need great assets, consultants say

Commenters tell state regulators LTCI issuers need investments that will really pay off. Source: Yahoo! News     

January 31, 2017 | By More
Regulatory burden review

Regulatory burden review

Recent events show why policymakers need to create an orderly ACA change process. Source: Yahoo! News     

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ACA Medicaid funding rules stink, witness says

ACA Medicaid funding rules stink, witness says

Josh Archambault says states have an incentive to cut spending on children and the disabled first. Source: Yahoo! News     

January 31, 2017 | By More
Currency fluctuations ding RGA earnings

Currency fluctuations ding RGA earnings

But the reinsurer reports higher revenue and net income in spite of headwinds. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Principal Financial reports higher insurance earnings

Principal Financial reports higher insurance earnings

Executives say the specialty benefits unit is making record sales. Source: Yahoo! News     

January 31, 2017 | By More