Archive for January, 2018

House Passes Senior Safe Act

House Passes Senior Safe Act

Legislation improves the ability of companies to work with regulators to protect seniors, said ACLI’s Kempthorne. Source: Think Advisor     

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MetLife Stumbles, Then Uses Words Buffett Has Called `Ugly’

MetLife Stumbles, Then Uses Words Buffett Has Called `Ugly’

The company faces new questions about its ability to handle it pension risk transfer business. Source: Think Advisor     

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What’s Bad for GE Will Be Even Worse for America

What’s Bad for GE Will Be Even Worse for America

The editors at a general business news service point out that the United States has a long-term care reserve problem. Source: Think Advisor     

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Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan to Target Health care `Tapeworm’

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan to Target Health care `Tapeworm’

Giant employers try a newer new approach to managing health benefits costs. Source: Think Advisor     

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3 Must-Ask Questions for Annuity Clients

3 Must-Ask Questions for Annuity Clients

Here’s advice about a simple approach to making sure the consumer gets a contract that fits. Source: Think Advisor     

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Aetna Cuts Selling Expenses

Aetna Cuts Selling Expenses

Medicare Advantage enrollment rose slightly, but enrollment in fully insured small-group plans was down. Source: Think Advisor     

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5 Things Two Top Annuity Trackers Are Seeing Now

5 Things Two Top Annuity Trackers Are Seeing Now

One thing Gary Baker and Tamiko Toland are not seeing is a complete erasure of the best interest standard. Source: Think Advisor     

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Who Could Lead a New Health Care Company for Three Billionaires?

Who Could Lead a New Health Care Company for Three Billionaires?

Reporters come up with a list of candidates to be Amazon’s health benefits czar. Source: Think Advisor     

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Long-Dreaded Amazon.com Threat to Drug Middlemen Draws Closer

Long-Dreaded Amazon.com Threat to Drug Middlemen Draws Closer

What would Express Scripts do in a world where CVS-Aetna squares off against Amazon Health? Source: Think Advisor     

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Can Amazon Transform Health Care? It’s Not Crazy

Can Amazon Transform Health Care? It’s Not Crazy

Maybe Jeff Bezos’s new project is doomed. On the other hand, he did start Amazon. Source: Think Advisor     

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