2023 Global Insurance Symposium Announces Event Headliners

Insurance Symposium 2023

Des Moines, Iowa, March 3, 2023: International leaders in insurance, technology and government will convene at the 2023 Global Insurance Symposium, to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 18-20. The Symposium’s speakers and panelists will offer industry-shaping insights on new ideas and challenges facing insurance, insurtech and startup companies as well as regulators during this preeminent event. “We are excited to welcome some of the most prominent names and thought leaders within the global insurance industry as headliners at this year’s event,” said Greater Des Moines Partnership President…

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Iowa may have lowest health insurance rates in the US

Iowa stopgap health insurance plan

State releases data concerning health insurance exchange The Iowa Insurance Division recently released data concerning the state’s health insurance exchange, suggesting that the state may be home to some of the lowest insurance premiums in the country. Iowa already boasts of relatively low premiums when compared to its neighbor states, but insurance regulators believe that the state’s exchange could offer even lower rates to many people. As in other states throughout the country, the Iowa health insurance exchange is set to begin open enrollment on October 1, giving thousands a…

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Des Moines opts back into self insurance program to cut costs

Health insurance for city workers in Des Moines, Iowa, is becoming less expensive. Earlier this week, the City Council moved to make a switch back to a self-insurance system for its employee’s health plans. This is the first time since 2003 the city has opted to participate in such a system. City officials hope that the change will help save money on policies across the board. They expect it will also save taxpayers money – to the tune of $1million annually. The City Council is currently expanding their efforts to…

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