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Middlemen Play Gatekeeper in Battle to Curb Soaring Drug Costs

Middlemen Play Gatekeeper in Battle to Curb Soaring Drug Costs

For the traditional PBMs, and their competitors, one test will be how they handle the new migraine drugs. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
Too Much is Being Made of the Bearish Bond Data

Too Much is Being Made of the Bearish Bond Data

A bond strategist contends that a meltdown is more exciting to think about than likely to actually happen. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
The Spanish Flu Centennial: A Look at Influenza’s Continuing Pandemic Risk

The Spanish Flu Centennial: A Look at Influenza’s Continuing Pandemic Risk

Chronic illness is a big problem. Sometimes, acute illness can also be a big problem. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
Annuity Sales Stabilize: LIMRA

Annuity Sales Stabilize: LIMRA

Sales of indexed annuity contracts grew 5%. Variable annuity sales fell less than usual. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
Identity Thieves Are Trying to Tap Colorado Annuities: Officials

Identity Thieves Are Trying to Tap Colorado Annuities: Officials

Regulators want customers to ask insurers about the insurers’ efforts protect life and annuity accounts. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
Harsh Flu Season Hits Senior-Living Firms With More Pain to Come

Harsh Flu Season Hits Senior-Living Firms With More Pain to Come

Brookdale’s CFO says this is the worst flu season for seniors in two decades. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
More People Under 65 Have HSAs: CDC

More People Under 65 Have HSAs: CDC

Analysts also found a drop in ACA exchange plan use, and big problems in Georgia. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
Phoenix Is Said in Talks to Buy Standard Life Insurance Unit

Phoenix Is Said in Talks to Buy Standard Life Insurance Unit

Phoenix is out to buy life insurance business that are in run-off mode. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
Genworth Posts Lower Capital Ratio for New York Unit

Genworth Posts Lower Capital Ratio for New York Unit

The company says an increase in LTCI premiums would eliminate the need for additions to reserves. Source: Think Advisor     

February 23, 2018 | By More
Fire Displaces Nebraska Department of Insurance

Fire Displaces Nebraska Department of Insurance

The fire started early on Presidents’ Day, when no one was in the office. Source: Think Advisor     

February 22, 2018 | By More