This week in insurance news video round up

Below please find our notes and links about video featured insurance news… Health insurance shows 84 million Americans uninsured or underinsured for a span of 2012 According to research conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, there were 84 million people who either went uninsured or underinsured for a span of time in 2012. The reason has to do with a provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows young adults to remain on the health insurance plans of their parents for longer periods of time. In the case of underinsurance, research…

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Insurance News Video Broadcast

This Week’s Round Up – Insurance News Broadcast for April 4th, 2013 See Notes and Highlights of The Stories Featured in Video: Study claims health insurance rate shock may be coming Health insurance companies throughout the U.S. have been warning of the impending rate shock that could be spurred by the Affordable Care Act. According to the study, health insurance companies are expected to pay out an average of 32% more on payouts for medical claims for individual consumers. Federal officials are questioning the accuracy of the study suggesting that…

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Siegel+Gale releases new insurance industry survey

Insurance industry is confusing for consumers

Complexity of insurance industry noted in new Siegel+Gale survey Insurance can be a complicated matter. While many insurers offer coverage that is somewhat straightforward in concept, the language used in policies can be profoundly confusing, even for those well versed in insurance legalese. Insurance policies are often worded in a particular manner so as to limit legal liability. While this protects the insurance industry from rampant and excessive lawsuits, it also ensures that many policies can only be deciphered by a lawyer. This is a real problem for consumers, according to…

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Insurers need improved hybrid digital media approach to draw consumers

Mobile Commerce Trends in Insurance

The behaviors and expectations of consumers shopping for insurance have changed over the last few short years, and in order to appeal to them these days, insurers will need to use a high-performance digital environment to provide an experience that brings agent interaction together with online insurance technology research capabilities. An ever increasing number of insurance companies are now discovering that the internet is the place where the majority of customer relationships begin. Customers are using digital media – such as the internet, blogs, social networking, and video – on…

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