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Republicans in Indiana Warn of Fallout from Affordable Care Act Repeal

Republican legislative leaders in Indiana are warning that repealing the Affordable Care Act could unravel a program for poor residents that Vice President Mike Pence implemented as governor, a conservative blueprint for expanding Medicaid under the federal law. Indiana House …

Top Exposures Facing Global Middle Market Firms Vary by Region: Assurex Survey

While all middle market businesses across the world have concerns about cyber risk, few of these firms view it as their biggest exposure, according to a global survey* of 68 leading independent insurance brokers, which gauged the concerns of their …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Launches Healthcare Umbrella Policy

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has introduced a healthcare umbrella policy designed to address the exposures of large medical providers in the ever-changing healthcare environment. Reflecting the industry’s widespread consolidation, the policy provides a definition of insured, which encompasses new …

Gov. Corbett Signs Bill Limiting Abortion Coverage in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is joining about 20 other states in limiting coverage of abortions under health care insurance policies offered in a federally-run insurance marketplace starting next year under a sweeping federal law. Gov. Tom Corbett’s office said he signed the bill …

Oklahoma AG Challenges Federal Health Care IRS Claims

The nation’s health care law does not authorize the Internal Revenue Service to adopt a rule that the federal government claims is needed to implement the statute, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt argued. Pruitt made the arguments as part of …