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The $1-million grants, which went to all but five states, will help many expand public access to information about rate hikes and hire experts to review proposed charges.

Reporting from Washington — The Obama administration is sending $1-million grants to state insurance regulators to help increase oversight of rising health insurance premiums, a key step in implementing the new healthcare law.

The grants announced Monday, which Read the rest of this entry »

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A group of 19 U. S. property-casualty reinsurers wrote $18.7 billion of net premiums during the nine-months ended Sept. 30, 2009, compared to $19 billion for the same period in 2008, down less than 2 percent, the Reinsurance Association of America said.

In a survey of reinsurers? statutory underwriting results, RAA said the combined ratio for the group was 95.1 percent, an improvement over the 104.2 percent combined ratio reported for Read the rest of this entry »

Despite falling policyholder surplus, insurers continued to compete vigorously for business in the second quarter of 2009, according to the quarterly RIMS Benchmark Survey, produced by New York-based Advisen Ltd.

With the exception of directors and officers insurance premiums for financial services companies, average commercial insurance premiums continued to fall in the second quarter compared with the same period in 2008, the survey shows. Read the rest of this entry »

Tens of thousands of residents who receive state-subsidized healthcare will avoid any increase in monthly premium costs this year, and some may even pay less, under a plan to be voted on today by state regulators.

Secretary of Administration and Finance Leslie Kirwan confirmed late yesterday that her staff will recommend that the Connector Authority board approve the no-increase measure because of the “severe economic environment.”

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Tens of thousands of residents who receive state-subsidized healthcare will avoid any increase in monthly premium costs this year, and some may even pay less, under a plan to be voted on today by state regulators.

Secretary of Administration and Finance Leslie Kirwan confirmed late yesterday that her staff will recommend that the Connector Authority board approve the no-increase measure because of the “severe economic environment.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Tens of thousands of residents who receive state-subsidized healthcare will avoid any increase in monthly premium costs this year, and some may even pay less, under a plan to be voted on today by state regulators.

Secretary of Administration and Finance Leslie Kirwan confirmed late yesterday that her staff will recommend that the Connector Authority board approve the no-increase measure because of the “severe economic environment.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Tens of thousands of residents who receive state-subsidized healthcare will avoid any increase in monthly premium costs this year, and some may even pay less, under a plan to be voted on today by state regulators.

Secretary of Administration and Finance Leslie Kirwan confirmed late yesterday that her staff will recommend that the Connector Authority board approve the no-increase measure because of the “severe economic environment.”

Read the rest of this entry »