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WASHINGTON/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New government data released today demonstrate the continued, urgent need for more Americans to have access to drug and alcohol addiction treatment, according to an analysis by the Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) initiative. If implemented properly, federal health care reform legislation could help remove financial barriers to treatment for millions of Americans.

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SAN FRANCISCO ?The National Association of Insurance Commissioners Property & Casualty Committee chairman said the panel will begin exploring how to gather data on insurers’ use of credit information to determine premiums.

The committee would like to collect information and develop a report on the controversial credit scoring issue by the third quarter of 2010, according to Illinois Insurance Director and Committee Chair Michael Read the rest of this entry »

The problem with securing data and insuring its safety is that there is simply so much more stored electronically these days that opportunities for outside hackers or insiders to steal valuable, confidential information off a company?s computer systems are growing exponentially, according to those in the insurance industry who make it their business to cover this expanding exposure.

Indeed, ?you can take out more data in a thumb drive Read the rest of this entry »

Data is a critical force for organizational success in the modern insurance enterprise. The challenge is how to get the quality data required, and then make the most effective use of it.

Not only is data a key driver for creating and improving core processes and products, but it is also a significant byproduct that can be used to improve business functions such as underwriting, pricing, financial analysis, claims handling and overall strategic Read the rest of this entry »

U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters in December 2008 said the number of people killed in traffic crashes was expected to reach a new record low in 2008. Early projections showed an almost 10 percent drop in highway traffic deaths in the first 10 months of the year.

?Our focus on safety ? from our highways, railways, seaways, and airways ? has led to one of the safest periods in our nation?s transportation history,? Peters Read the rest of this entry »

U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters in December 2008 said the number of people killed in traffic crashes was expected to reach a new record low in 2008. Early projections showed an almost 10 percent drop in highway traffic deaths in the first 10 months of the year.

?Our focus on safety ? from our highways, railways, seaways, and airways ? has led to one of the safest periods in our nation?s transportation history,? Peters Read the rest of this entry »