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2016 US elections

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush to offer plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, offer Americans tax credits for purchase of health insurance - @Reuters

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Seattle tunnel project

Washington State Department of Transportation announces lawsuit against Seattle Tunnel Partners in King County court - @KING5Seattle

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Hurricane Joaquin (2015)

Bahamian insurers: Insurance claims after Hurricane Joaquin hit Bahamas less than $50 million level after Hurricane Sandy, Irene - @Tribune242

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California, US

Judge denies request to lower bail of a doctor accused in what prosecutors call one of largest insurance fraud schemes in California history - @latimes

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health care

Number of Americans without health insurance fell to 10.4% in 2014, from 13.3% in 2013, according to Census Bureau - @Reuters

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Google invests $32.5 million in health insurance startup Oscar - @WSJ

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Ride service app controversies

Intact pairs with Uber in effort to offer Canada's 1st ride-sharing insurance policy - @CBCNews - @BreakingNewsCan


National Football League

More: Because Bengals kept Devon Still on roster last year, he and his young daughter Leah, who battled cancer last year, now have 5 years of NFL health insurance regardless of NFL status - @pauldehnerjr

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US states health insurance exchanges

Massachusetts removes 205,000 people from Medicaid rolls - @masslivenews

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crime & courts

Man pleads guilty to hacking into British insurer Aviva's phones as 'revenge' against colleagues - @BBCTech


Explosions in Tianjin, China

Fitch Ratings estimates the blasts in Tainjin, China could be 'one of the most costly catastrophe claims' and generate insurance losses of more than $1.5 billion - @XHNews

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mergers & acquisitions

Sumitomo Life agrees to buy Symetra Financial in $3.8 billion deal - @MarketsTicker

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mergers & acquisitions

Cigna CEO says talks under way with regulators regarding $47 billion Anthem deal - @ReutersBiz



Japanese life insurance company Meiji Yasuda plans to buy Portland, Ore., based StanCorp Financial for about $4.8 billion, source says - @ReutersBiz

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mergers & acquisitions

Health insurer Anthem will announce deal to purchase Cigna on Friday, sources say - @davidfaber

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Anthem Inc.

Health insurer Anthem nears deal to buy Cigna for $187 a share - @WSJbreakingnews

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Obama health care law

Report: Federal health exchange approved 11 fake claims in an undercover operation by Government Accountability Office - @WSJ

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America's Health Insurance Plans

Health insurance industry group AHIP names former Obamacare official Marilyn Tavenner to be its top lobbyist - @CNBCnow

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Indianapolis house explosion, Nov. 11, 2012

Insurance agents testify that girlfriend of man accused of blowing up an Indianapolis house in explosion that killed 2 people nearly doubled her insurance coverage before the explosion - @AP

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International Monetary Fund

IMF says U.S. insurers, mutual funds vulnerable to financial shocks; urges Congress not to weaken regulations passed in 2010 - @AP

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