Tuesday, January 24, 2012 We have all read the news headlines about the Costa Concordia disaster over the past 10 days. The ship ran aground on Friday 13th January off the coast of Giglio in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the West Coast of Italy after a hitting a rock. It was carrying over 4,000 passengers and crew. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 11, 2012Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded 23 states approximately $296 million in bonuses for increasing the number of children enrolled in health insurance programs.
The bonuses, funded by the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 ... READ MORE >>
Friday, January 6, 2012The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts struck down a state law in effect since 2009 that barred some legal immigrants residing in the state from receiving subsidized health insurance coverage. The court ruled that the law violated the immigrants’ right to equal protection under the Massachusetts Constitution. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, November 30, 2011Many states have expanded eligibility for, and simplified access to, the children's Medicaid program. This has helped shrink the number of uninsured children from 6.9 million in 2008 to 5.9 million in 2010. Experts say the Affordable Care Act, the federal health care overhaul that requires states... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 29, 2011The federal government has denied Indiana's request to waive new rules for the state's insurance providers, meaning their customers will get rebates if the company fails to comply.
Hoosiers who buy health insurance on their own may receive rebates starting next year after the federal government ... READ MORE >>
Thursday, November 17, 2011Insurance has a fairly simple purpose: help make policy holders financially whole, up to the limits of the policy, after losses experienced during an insurable event. While the goal of insurance is simple, its execution doesn’t always follow the same clean lines. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 The U.S. Secret Service has brought in the FBI for an investigation into a shooting that occurred near the White House Friday, as law enforcement discover multiple bullets at the scene and the primary suspect remains on the loose. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, November 9, 2011When you’re shopping for auto insurance to protect your car and your family, you want low cost car insurance rates backed by a financially stable insurer that’s going to be there to come through for you when you have a claim. READ MORE >>
Monday, November 7, 2011Attorney Gloria Allred is holding a news conference today with a woman who claims she was sexually harassed by GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain. In a news release sent out by Allred, the woman allegedly sought Cain's help on an employment issue when he was head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 6, 2011The wildfires in Texas continue to roar out of control, destroying more than 1,000 homes. With seemingly no end to the flames in sight, more than 5,000 residents were evacuated from the most-threatened areas.Gov. Rick Perry told CBS that he hopes that today's forecast calling for cooler temperatures and slowing winds would help firefighters make headway. READ MORE >>