INSURANCE

Global commercial insurance rates up 19% in second quarter – Marsh

Global commercial insurance rates up 19% in second quarter – Marsh

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Global commercial insurance rates rose 19% in the second quarter, driven higher by claims related to COVID-19 and other large losses, insurance [more…]

Tens or 100s of billions? Insurers consult crystal balls on coronavirus costs

Tens or 100s of billions? Insurers consult crystal balls on coronavirus costs

Published 04/05/2020

(Reuters) - Insurers are normally great with numbers. But the coronavirus pandemic has them struggling to estimate how many billions of dollars in losses they [more…]

Fear, sticker shock over health insurance greet laid-off workers

Fear, sticker shock over health insurance greet laid-off workers

Published 29/04/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you were laid off in April, the health insurance from your job may stop at the end of the month. [more…]

Insurers warns on forced payouts for uncovered coronavirus losses

Insurers warns on forced payouts for uncovered coronavirus losses

Published 06/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The Global Federation of Insurance Associations on Monday warned the world’s governments of the danger of forcing insurers to pay out for [more…]

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Published 04/12/2019

LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of [more…]

When insurance covers IVF, more women use it

When insurance covers IVF, more women use it

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When insurance covers in vitro fertilization, more women struggling with infertility, especially those with limited financial resources, will use the method to [more…]

Big claims strain senior living market for U.S. insurers

Big claims strain senior living market for U.S. insurers

Published 02/01/2019

(Reuters) - Last March, a 103-year-old resident of a Sunrise Senior Living facility in Willowbrook, Illinois, went on a field trip to the movies. Ruth [more…]

Trump administration puts stop to new flood insurance policies

Trump administration puts stop to new flood insurance policies

Published 27/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has decided it cannot authorize new flood insurance policies, citing the partial shutdown of the federal government due to [more…]

Insurers call for delay in prising open ‘black box’ accounts

Insurers call for delay in prising open ‘black box’ accounts

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Insurers from across the world have called for amendments and a two-year delay to a change in accounting rules aimed at increasing [more…]

Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women

Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women

Published 18/05/2018

(Reuters Health) - Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents’ health insurance policy until age 26, young [more…]