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Unemployment Insurance: Options for Addressing Longstanding Challenges and Risks

What the GAO found In June 2022, the GAO reported that longstanding challenges with the administration of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) have affected states’ ability to effectively meet the needs of unemployed workers. These challenges have been identified in previous GAO reports, in other audits, and by stakeholder experts with user interface expertise. They persist …

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Californians deserve better than Ricardo Lara and Robert Howell for insurance commissioner – Whittier Daily News

Our editorial board interviews candidates for public office with the goal of helping voters gain the best possible understanding of the offices, issues and opportunities before them. In rare cases, it is important to report that the system has failed to produce an acceptable candidate for an office. We regret to say that we are …

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The bill aims to have private insurance fully cover sexual assault exams

A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would require full medical coverage for survivors of sexual assault, eliminating surprise medical bills. Separately, the American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association dropped a challenge to a surprise billing arbitration. NBC News: New bill aims to reduce surprise medical bills for sexual …

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Pie Insurance Announces $315 Million Series D Funding Round

Insurtech, focused on small businesses, raises the largest funding in the sector of the year DENVER, September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pie insurance (“Pie”), a leading technology provider of workers’ compensation insurance for small businesses, today announced that it has collected 315 million dollars Series D funding round. The round was led by Centerbridge Partners …

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Embedded Insurance Market Analysis and Forecast for the Next 5 Years – InsuranceNewsNet

New JerseyNew Jersey — (SBWIRE) — 21.09.2022 — New intelligence report released by HTF MI titled “Global Embedded Insurance Market Study and Forecast‘ is designed to cover a micro level of analysis by Insurers and key business segments, propositions and sales channels. The global built-in insurance offers energetic insights to determine market size, opportunities, growth …

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Florida homeowner without insurance while trying to close previous mold claim

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — It’s hurricane season in Florida, and the reality is that some homeowners who had claims against insurance companies that went into receivership are still without coverage while previous claims are still open. In March, we met with Palm Harbor homeowner Judy Slater, who found mold in several places in the El …

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Florida’s insurance crisis deepens as rates rise, companies fail

Long known as the nation’s most hurricane-prone state, Florida has achieved a new status that exacerbates hurricane anxiety and threatens real estate values. Florida has the worst property insurance market. Four Florida insurance companies have filed for bankruptcy since April, and others are canceling or not renewing policies. Hundreds of thousands of people have been …

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Most Colorado Option Health Insurance Plans Still Don’t Meet 5% Down Cost Requirement – InsuranceNewsNet

Only one of the eight health insurance companies operating in Colorado have indicated they will meet the requirement to lower monthly premiums for all customers buying the new standardized health plans, known as the “Colorado Option” — though more is possible before the state signs off on its final rates next month. Unlike a true …

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Trellis adds homeowners insurance to Savvy, its industry-leading marketplace for in-house insurance

With these new enhancements, Savvy can now recommend optimal coverage at the best price for monoline home insurance, as well as combinations of home and auto insurance. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 20, 2022 Trellis, the company leading fundamental change in the way businesses and consumers engage with insurance, today announced the launch of groundbreaking …

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NEXT Insurance Advances Innovation, Improves Technology for Workers’ Compensation Payment Solution – InsuranceNewsNet

Enhanced offering enables payroll partners to offer better cash flow management and more accurate pricing to their small business customers PALO ALTO, CA., September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NEXT Insurance, a leading digital insurance company transforming small business insurance, today announced a state-of-the-art upgrade to its payment offering that provides customers and partners with a …

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