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Republicans will reopen the broad Wall Street reform law and overhaul the newly created consumer protection bureau if they regain control of Congress after the November elections, a leading lawmaker said Monday.

Richard Shelby, the top Republican on the powerful Senate Banking Committee, said lawmakers must revisit the legislation enacted this summer, which is the broadest overhaul of financial rules since the Great Depression.

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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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Approximately thirty million American women will gain from the new health reform law over the next ten years, according to a new report from The Commonwealth Fund , a private foundation based in New York.

The authors state that the law will stabilize women’s growing exposure to ever-increasing health costs, and even reverse it, by subsidizing health insurance for approximately 15 million women who currently have to no health insurance Read the rest of this entry »

Approximately thirty million American women will gain from the new health reform law over the next ten years, according to a new report from The Commonwealth Fund , a private foundation based in New York.

The authors state that the law will stabilize women’s growing exposure to ever-increasing health costs, and even reverse it, by subsidizing health insurance for approximately 15 million women who currently have to no health insurance Read the rest of this entry »

Approximately thirty million American women will gain from the new health reform law over the next ten years, according to a new report from The Commonwealth Fund , a private foundation based in New York.

The authors state that the law will stabilize women’s growing exposure to ever-increasing health costs, and even reverse it, by subsidizing health insurance for approximately 15 million women who currently have to no health insurance Read the rest of this entry »

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act could help U.S. insurers and reinsurers ?maintain their competitive positions in the global marketplace,? according to an analysis released Thursday by Standard & Poor’s Corp.

S&P cites the creation of a Federal Insurance Office within the Treasury Department as an example. S&P notes that the office will represent the United States in the International Assn. of Insurance Supervisors Read the rest of this entry »

WASHINGTON?The Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc. on Tuesday praised the financial services regulatory reform bill approved by the Senate Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

While the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, which passed the committee Monday on a 13-10 party line vote, focuses mainly on banks and other noninsurance institutions, the measure contains several provisions supported by RIMS. These include Read the rest of this entry »