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Out-of-Pocket Health Costs Aren’t That High

Out-of-Pocket Health Costs Aren’t That High

Two well-known health policy analysts offer a defense for patients’ current level of skin in the game. Source: Think Advisor     

January 5, 2018 | By More
Maryland Schedules Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Hearing

Maryland Schedules Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Hearing

Regulators in the state are considering premium increase requests from five carriers. Source: Think Advisor     

January 5, 2018 | By More
Cancer Deaths Fall to Lowest Rate in Decades as Smoking Declines

Cancer Deaths Fall to Lowest Rate in Decades as Smoking Declines

Here’s some good news that life and health insurance companies helped make. Source: Think Advisor     

January 5, 2018 | By More
Gorillas’ Use of Bank-Owned Life Insurance Grows

Gorillas’ Use of Bank-Owned Life Insurance Grows

BOLI use appears to be falling at banks with less than $500 million assets. Source: Think Advisor     

January 5, 2018 | By More
Pacific Life Turns 150

Pacific Life Turns 150

The insurer aims to show what it hopes to do between now and 2168. Source: Think Advisor     

January 4, 2018 | By More
New Tax Law Enhances Life Settlements Market

New Tax Law Enhances Life Settlements Market

The authors contend that the new approach may increase overall government tax revenue. Source: Think Advisor     

January 4, 2018 | By More
Metrics Often Have Unintended Consequences

Metrics Often Have Unintended Consequences

The idea of improving health care system performance is great. Measuring performance may not be so great. Source: Think Advisor     

January 4, 2018 | By More
Cyber Risks and CFIUS: A Conversation With MoFo’s John Carlin

Cyber Risks and CFIUS: A Conversation With MoFo’s John Carlin

CFIUS is a secretive deal review body that has a say over the China Oceanwide-Genworth deal. Source: Think Advisor     

January 4, 2018 | By More
Medicare Plan Signups Were Strong: Connecture

Medicare Plan Signups Were Strong: Connecture

A platform provider says prescription drug coverage comparison tools had a big effect on purchasing decisions. Source: Think Advisor     

January 4, 2018 | By More
Kmart to Pay $32M in Whistleblower Settlement Over Alleged Drug Overcharges

Kmart to Pay $32M in Whistleblower Settlement Over Alleged Drug Overcharges

The government says the stores overcharged several federal health care programs. Source: Think Advisor     

January 4, 2018 | By More