Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Health | Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History’ Advertisement Supported by Unlike Obamacare, emerging plans would sweep away the ByReed Abelson and Margot Sanger-Katz March 23, 2019 At the heart of the “Medicare for all” proposals championed by Senator Bernie Sanders and many Democrats is a revolutionary idea: Abolish private health insurance. Proponents want to sweep away our complex, confusing, profit-driven mess of a health care system and start fresh with a single government-run insurer that would cover e But doing away with an entire industry would also be profoundly disruptive. The private health insurance business employs at least a half a million people, covers about 250 million Americans, and generates roughly a … [Read more...] about Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History’
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By Joe Williams Published February 05, 2019 White House FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video President Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union Address President Trump delivers his second State of the Union address. President Trump used his second State of the Union on Tuesday to tout the economic benefits acheived under his administration in the past two years. Continue Reading Below From jobs, to energy production and new trade deals, Trump boasted of his acheivements while calling on Congress to build upon initiatives from his administration on health care and back new federal funding for campaigns to eliminate AIDs in the U.S. and encourage new treatments for childhood cancers. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... STATE OF THE UNION BY THE NUMBERS: A LOOK AT THE TRUMP ECONOMY IN ITS SECOND YEAR FED CHAIR POWELL AND TRUMP MET MONDAY TO DISCUSS ECONOMY While the U.S. economy is booming -- adding 304,000 new jobs … [Read more...] about Trump touts economy, urges action on drug costs, trade in State of the Union
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Asia Pacific Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Asia Pacific | Everest Fraud Leads Insurers to Threaten a Boycott Supported by ByKai Schultz Jan. 25, 2019 NEW DELHI — International insurance companies on Friday threatened to end travel coverage to Nepal if the government did not crack down on elaborate helicopter rescue scams that target foreigners trekking near Mount Everest and other high-altitude peaks. Last year, investigations by the Nepali government and Traveller Assist, a medical assistance company based in Ireland, found that some trek operators, guides, helicopter companies and even doctors and hospitals had conspired to bilk millions of dollars from insurance companies by pushing for emergency mountainside evacuations for minor illnesses, or when simpler treatment options were available. The guides preyed on trekkers when they were most … [Read more...] about Everest Fraud Leads Insurers to Threaten a Boycott
Tanya Wildt Detroit Free Press Published 8:40 AM EST Jan 25, 2019 It looks like years of automobile history may be paying off for Michigan again. The state is home to the best drivers in the country, according to a new study by QuoteWizard. The company ranked the country's best and worst drivers in 2018 by state. To compile the rankings, QuoteWizard sampled incident data from users of its insurance website and "juxtaposed it to Federal Highway Administration fatality data." It looked at accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, citations and fatalities from each state. Michigan came out on top. "Drivers earn the gold medal thanks to less citations, speeding, and fatalities than last year," according to the study. However, there's a catch. The study only accounts for insured drivers and Michigan "has plenty of rule breakers," according to the release, which added that one in five Michiganders doesn't have car insurance. That could be in part because of the … [Read more...] about Michigan’s drivers best in United States, QuoteWizard says
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Your Money Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Your Money | More Pet Insurance Policies Are Being Sold. But Are They Worth the Cost? Supported by Your Money Adviser ByAnn Carrns Jan. 4, 2019 Americans are increasingly treating their pets as members of the family, feeding them gourmet food, paying for day care and throwing them birthday parties. Family sleepwear sets sold on PajamaGram.com even include matching jammies for the dog. So it’s not surprising that an increasing number of “pet parents,” as they are known in the pet care industry, are seeking sophisticated medical treatments for their animals. Enter pet health insurance, marketed as a way to help defray rising veterinary expenses and avoid “economic euthanasia” — the necessity of putting a pet down because the owner can’t afford treatment. More than two … [Read more...] about More Pet Insurance Policies Are Being Sold. But Are They Worth the Cost?