Aetna acquires Omaha’s Payflex. Move may have economic implications

Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. has announced plans to purchase Payflex Holdings Inc., an administrator of health savings and flexible spending accounts in the health…

Investment losses cause health and accident insurers to struggle

Health and Accident insurance companies are finding themselves facing a hit in their earnings, recently, as a result of investment losses coming from struggles in…

More than half of U.K. motorist have serious gaps in their insurance coverage

The results of a recent survey performed by ALA, an independent insurance broker, has determined that over 75 percent of drivers in the United Kingdom…

Insurers lobby for segregation from the international banking system, turn to Obama for aid

The U.S. government is being asked to support a new measure before the U.N. that would separate banks and insurance companies from the Financial Stability…

Accident Insurance Co. seeks 100 new agents over 100 day period

Accident Insurance Co. (AIC), based in South Carolina, has announced that it is currently seeking up to 100 new independent agents within a span of…

Citizens Property Insurance of Florida heading toward privatization

Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance may be heading toward privatization. The state-run program is considered the last resort for affordable insurance coverage in the state, offering…

Puerto Rico’s physicians threaten to discontinue their service if not compensated for their work by insurers

Physicians in Puerto Rico are taking a stance against the government and several insurance companies after they were refused payment for treating the poor. Doctors…