Pope’s visit to Philadelphia made insurance news with special event coverage

Pope Francis insurance news

The two day visit from the pontiff over the weekend led to a strategic effort to ensure full coverage. This weekend, Pope Francis visited Philadelphia, ending the six day visit to the United States, and among the headlines that this made, it also worked its way into the insurance news spotlight. The reason is that there were special event policies that were required in order to cover the apostolic journey. In Philadelphia, this insurance news involved a special event policy through multiple insurers, led by W.R. Berkley Corp. and OneBeacon…

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Health care providers begin promoting health insurance coverage

health insurance expansion

Some health care providers are seeing major benefits from the expansion of insurance coverage Health care providers are beginning to see major payoffs from the expansion of health insurance coverage throughout the U.S. thanks to the Affordable Care Act. The federal law has made insurance coverage more accessible to a wider range of consumers and has also made coverage mandatory. The growing number of people with insurance coverage means that more people are seeking out medical care. For some providers, this is beginning to pay off handsomely. Some hospitals are…

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Hurricane Irene Expected to Make Landfall in North Carolina before Tracking on to

BOSTON, Aug. 26, 2011 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, parts of the southeastern United States were already experiencing dangerous swells and rip tides yesterday as Hurricane Irene exited the Bahamas. Presently, ahead of Hurricane Irene’s forecasted arrival in North Carolina tomorrow, high waves and storm surge are beginning to impact the state’s Outer Banks. As of the National Hurricane Center’s (NHC) 11:00 am advisory, Irene-now a Category 2 storm (down from Category 3 status yesterday)-is 330 miles south-southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, tracking north at 14…

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