Two insurance industry giants pulled back from California's home insurance marketplace, saying that increasing wildfire risk and soaring construction costs prompted them to stop writing new policies in the nation's most populous state.
The billion-dollar amount cited by former Sen. Al Franken, while an estimate, is likely very close to what insurers will owe this year under a provision of the Affordable Care Act that compels rebates when insurers spend too little on actual medical care.
NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana and nine other states have filed a lawsuit against the federal government to block sharp increases in national flood i…
TUESDAY, June 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Money woes have long been linked to worse health care. Now, a new study finds financially strapped patients often put off cancer screenings -- only to learn they have the disease when it's advanced and tougher to treat.
NEW YORK — Customers of Venmo, PayPal and CashApp should not store their money with these apps for the long term because the funds might not b…
Eight months ago, chef Michael Cellura had a restaurant job and had just moved into a fancy new camper home on Fort Myers Beach. Now, after Hu…
Over the years I've devoted lots of ink and pixels to travel insurance, but recent developments with a Boston-area tour operator have raised two new — or at least new-to-me — potential pitfalls. Both deal with a subject once more prominent than now: failure to pay legitimate claims. And to understand the situation more clearly, I'll start with a bit of background.
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Customers of Venmo, PayPal and CashApp should not store their money with these apps long-term because the funds may not be covered by deposit insurance, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warns.
Customers of Venmo, PayPal and CashApp should not store their money for the long term with these apps since their funds may not be covered by deposit insurance, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warned on Thursday.
The federal government’s arcane process for medical coding is influencing which reconstructive surgery options are available, creating anxiety for breast cancer patients.
KFF Health News has learned that a coalition of doctors, hospitals, insurers, and community clinics want to lock in a tax on health insurance companies to draw in extra Medicaid funding. It also wants to make the tax permanent.
Gov. Gavin Newsom is getting pressure from his political allies to begin spending money on health care that the state raised by fining Californians who go without health insuance. But Newsom says the state can’t afford to.
🎧 Learn about the growing number of billion dollar weather disasters and what part of the country is most vulnerable.
Coverage of fertility treatments remains hard to find in many corners of health insurance even as it grows briskly with big employers that see it as a must-have benefit to keep workers.
FRIDAY, May 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Postpartum women experience higher levels of medical debt than other women, according to a study published online May 18 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
THURSDAY, May 18, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- In women, a higher physical activity (PA) level is associated with a lower incidence of Parkinson disease (PD), according to a study published online May 17 in Neurology.
Thousands of South Dakotans are being knocked off Medicaid, only to be eligible to requalify several months later. Even more enrollees are likely to experience a temporary loss of coverage in North Carolina.
You probably already know that homeowners insurance covers your house and everything in it, but there’s actually a lot more to your policy. Depending on the circumstances, your homeowners insurance could also pay for a hotel stay, a suitcase stolen on vacation or even a lawyer to defend you in a lawsuit. Here’s a peek...
TUESDAY, May 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Americans will continue to be able to get free preventive health care services -- at least for now.
Drugmakers, pharmacies, and physicians blame pharmacy benefit managers for high drug prices. Congress is finally on board, too, but will it matter?
FLORENCE, S.C. — Glenn Wells, registered representative and insurance agent of New York Life Insurance Company, recently cut the ribbon to joi…
FLORENCE, S.C. -- Glenn Wells, Registered Representative & Insurance Agent New York Life Insurance Company, recently cut the ribbon to join the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.
California’s safety-net health program has resumed annual eligibility checks after three years, which means beneficiaries will need to provide updated personal information to maintain coverage. Here’s what to watch for.