Charges laid in massive health insurance scam worth $1M in fraud

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A Florida man has been charged with impersonating a New Jersey doctor to make falsified claims. A Florida man is now facing charges in a massive health insurance scam. To swindle his insurance company out of about a million dollars, he allegedly assumed the identity of a doctor in New Jersey. The man proceeded to file a number of fraudulent claims against his medical plan. By using the New Jersey doctor’s identity, the man allegedly submitted over $1 million in fake insurance claims. The health insurance scam involved services that…

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5 Life Insurance Policies You Should Consider (That Aren’t Term)

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Looking for life insurance? Purchasing a life insurance plan is one of the best ways to secure your family’s well being, providing you with peace of mind along the way. There’s no shortage of plans promising low premiums and strong benefits, but knowing what all options are out there and which to choose can be challenging. Read on as I unpack 5 life insurance policies that aren’t term, and see if one of them might be suitable for you. #1 Whole Life Policy Here’s the gist of a whole life…

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Thousands in Arkansas fear lost health insurance benefits under new rules

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Medicaid changes in Republican led states are often aligning with Trump’s efforts to dismantle Obamacare. One state at a time, health insurance benefits are changing for those reliant on Medicaid and whose governors are Republican. As the GOP works to take Obamacare apart, many states now have stricter Medicaid regulations. Arkansas has become the first state to push the new health insurance benefits rule. It will require state residents to have to provide proof of their employment or volunteer status in order to keep their Medicaid coverage. As the law…

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Manteca Insurance & Financial Services Becomes Member of SIAA’s Growing Master Agency in Northern California

Manteca, CA, July 13, 2018 –(PR.com)– Manteca Insurance and Financial Services recently joined Strategic Independent Insurance Agency Solutions (SIIAS), an SIAA regional network of independent agencies spanning 28 counties in Northern California. Manteca Insurance is a full-service insurance agency based in San Joaquin County, CA that specializes in commercial, personal and life insurance. The agency is owned by Jeffrey Zellner and is located at 1463 Moffat Blvd in Manteca, CA. Manteca is centrally located, and less than 100 miles from the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento & Fresno. “The alliance…

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CQRC Applauds Competitive Bidding Reform in DMEPOS Proposed Rule

Washington, DC, July 12, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) – a coalition of the nation’s leading home oxygen therapy provider and manufacturing companies – welcomed the release of the “End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) and Fee Schedule Amounts, and Technical Amendments to Correct Existing Regulations Related to the CBP for Certain DMEPOS” Proposed Rule by…

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Joseph Nawa Promoted to Assistant Vice President at RT New Day

Hamilton, NJ, July 12, 2018 –(PR.com)– Joseph Nawa has been promoted to Assistant Vice President in the National Environmental and Construction Professional Liability Practice at RT New Day (formerly New Day Underwriting Managers LLC). For the past six years, he has worked diligently to manage the professional environmental and construction-related liability risks faced by RT New Day clients. "Joe is an instrumental member of our organization,” says Jeff Slivka, RT New Day’s President – National Environmental and Construction Professional Liability Practice. “His dedication and client service has been integral to…

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Kansas insurance company claim paid out after child knocks over $132,000 statue

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The child’s parents were required to pay for the broken artwork, but their insurer paid most. The Kansas insurance company has covered the parents of a boy who knocked over a statue worth $132,000. The video of the boy toppling the artwork went viral shortly after the incident happened. The video was used as evidence against the boy and the parents were required to cover the cost of the broken artwork. That said, their Kansas insurance company came through with a payment of $107,000 for the damage caused by the…

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Long-Term Care Insurance Companies Will Pay Out $100 Billion Over Next Decade Says AALTCI

Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 2018 –(PR.com)– Over the next decade, the nation's long-term care insurance companies will pay out over $100 billion in claim benefits projects the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "Insurers this year will likely pay out $10 billion in claims and that number will grow each year as more individuals begin to claim benefits from their policies," explains Jesse Slome, director of AALTCI. "The $100 billion is money individuals will not have to spend on needed home care or assisted living or skilled nursing…

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Swiss Re insurance stops covering coal-dependent companies

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The massive insurer is a part of a growing movement finding that fossil fuels are becoming a liability. The Swiss Re insurance giant has implemented a new policy against covering firms highly reliant on coal. As the world works to eliminate coal power, firms are finding that the move is as good for their bottom line as it is for the environment. The insurance industry is starting to see many fossil fuels as a type of reliance too risky to cover. The new Swiss Re insurance coverage policy will refuse…

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Are you ready to make an insurance claim with voice-calling AI?

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Google’s artificial intelligence is moving in as a replacement for low-skilled human labor jobs. Google’s surprisingly natural voice-calling AI may soon be headed to insurance call centers. A report by The Information was picked up and investigated by Engadget. The report showed that an insurance company in the United States has shown interest in Google’s AI tech. The insurance company was not named in either report, but it has expressed interest in AI. The Duplex voice-calling AI from Google would be able to “handle simple and repetitive customer calls” said…

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