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Arkansas Releases Warning on Short-Term Health Plans

The Arkansas Insurance Department has issued a warning regarding short-term health plans and reminded producers selling such plans they are required to warn consumers that these plans do not meet the minimum essential coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act. …

Health Insurers Seek Big Premium Increases in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s insurance regulators are starting a review of health plans for coverage next year through the federal marketplaces, including several that seek premium increases in excess of 40 percent. The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance said the proposed premium increase for …

Willis to Acquire Sweden’s Employee Benefits Provider Max Matthiessen

Willis Group Holdings plc announced that it will acquire a controlling stake of approximately 75 percent in Max Matthiessen, an employee benefits adviser in Sweden, for $205 million. Willis said the acquisition “underlines its commitment to grow its global Human …

New York’s Lawsky Sees Obamacare as Model to Simplify Home Insurance

Homeowners’ insurance needs to be more standardized because customers are confused about what their policies protect, New York’s financial regulator said. Few fully understand all the complexities of their coverage, Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of the state’s Department of Financial Services, …