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Insurers should move to biosimilar drugs, FDA’s Gottlieb says – ModernHealthcare.com
19 Mar
8:09

Insurers should move to biosimilar drugs, FDA’s Gottlieb says – ModernHealthcare.com

Insurers must be willing to take a short-term financial loss to get long-term savings from adopting biosimilars, outgoing Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday. There are major commercial obstacles to getting biosimilars onto the market to replace pricey biologics, Gottlieb said at a Brookings Institution event. Even […]

POLITICO Playbook PM: Alan Krueger dead at 58 – POLITICO
18 Mar
5:06

POLITICO Playbook PM: Alan Krueger dead at 58 – POLITICO

Presented by NYT THE POMPEO BUBBLE … WAPO’S ANNE GEARAN (@agearan): “This is NOT ruling it out: @SecPompeo to the local Fox affiliate in Kansas City today re possible future Senate run: ‘I’ve learned in life one needs to work hard, keep your head down, do your job as well […]

Congress Opens Probe into Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance – HealthPayerIntelligence.com
18 Mar
1:33

Congress Opens Probe into Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance – HealthPayerIntelligence.com

Source: Thinkstock By Jennifer Bresnick March 18, 2019 – The House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) has opened an inquiry into short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI) plans and companies that may be acting against consumer interests by selling these health coverage options. The Democrat-led committee, which takes the harder line by […]

Term plan premiums: A ready reckoner – Livemint
18 Mar
2:00

Term plan premiums: A ready reckoner – Livemint

Life insurance is not about investing your money to earn a return on it, it’s about financial protection for your loved ones. The most efficient way to do that is through a term insurance policy. You pay only for insurance and after the policy term ends, you don’t get any […]

Dave Ramsey: Wait until after the wedding to join finances – PostBulletin.com
16 Mar
6:00

Dave Ramsey: Wait until after the wedding to join finances – PostBulletin.com

Dear Dave, I’m getting married this summer, and I’m on Baby Step 4 of your plan. My fiancé is getting onboard with your advice, too, and she’s currently in the process of paying down her student loan debt. Would it be a good idea to go ahead, and put most […]

Affluent Millennial Women Deferring Financial Decisions to Spouses – ValuePenguin
15 Mar
3:09

Affluent Millennial Women Deferring Financial Decisions to Spouses – ValuePenguin

Millennial women more likely than other generations to let their partners lead Tamara E. Holmes – March 15, 2019 Despite the many gains made in gender equality, affluent millennial women in the U.S. are more likely than other generations to leave important financial decisions to their spouses. A study by […]

House Dems investigating short-term health plan insurers – BenefitsPro
15 Mar
2:20

House Dems investigating short-term health plan insurers – BenefitsPro

The Trump administration has promoted short-term health plans as less-expensive alternatives to ACA coverage, though the plans do not have to provide the same level of benefits. (Image: Shutterstock) House Democrats sent letters to 12 insurance companies seeking information about health coverage they sell that critics refer to as “junk […]

Broker Websites Expand Health Plan Shopping Options While Glossing Over Details – Kaiser Health News
15 Mar
9:01

Broker Websites Expand Health Plan Shopping Options While Glossing Over Details – Kaiser Health News

details). Some websites consumers use to buy their own health insurance don’t provide full information on plan choices or Medicaid eligibility, and appear to encourage selection of less comprehensive coverage that provides higher commissions to brokers, according to a report released Friday by the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy […]

Genworth move could signal big shift in distribution of long-term-care insurance – InvestmentNews
14 Mar
6:13

Genworth move could signal big shift in distribution of long-term-care insurance – InvestmentNews

Genworth Financial Inc.’s recent decision to halt sales of individual long-term-care insurance policies through brokers and agents and just go directly to consumers could represent an emerging trend among insurers. Genworth, the largest long-term-care insurer by number of policyholders, temporarily suspended sales of traditional, individual policies on March 11, citing […]

Where 2020 Democrats stand on Medicare-for-all and other health-care issues – The Washington Post
14 Mar
5:57

Where 2020 Democrats stand on Medicare-for-all and other health-care issues – The Washington Post

How we compiled candidate positions The Washington Post sent a detailed questionnaire to every Democratic campaign asking whether they support various health-care policies. We organized candidates with similar stances into groups using a combination of those answers, legislative records, action taken in an executive role and other public comments, such […]