The state has yet to determine if such a strategy can be achieved affordably for the demographic. Though many Californians whose income is too high to be eligible for Medi-Cal can receive subsidized health insurance through Covered California, an estimated 460,000 residents without legal status can’t purchase coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s state-run plans. Some lawmakers are seeking to create a bill to help close that gap for those uninsured Californians. “We’re going to need to figure out how to provide universal coverage for all who call this state…Read More
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Ukraine parliament approves $500 million ship insurance fund
The country has made the move to help ensure that it can export more grain from its ports. As a component of a broader strategy to ensure it can export more of its grain, the Ukrainian parliament has approved a $500 million ship insurance fund to provide coverage for vessels experiencing any damage while at the country’s ports. The country is seeking to renegotiate the Black Sea Grain Initiative terms while Russia’s invasion continues. Ukraine is preparing for the renegotiation of the Black Sea Grain Initiative and have approved a…Read More
Insurance industry marketing data might shrink artificial intelligence bias
AI is playing a growing role in the way insurers do business, but it’s clear that improvements are needed. What seemed like nothing more than science fiction a few years ago is now becoming a commonly accepted technology for the near future of the insurance industry as artificial intelligence (AI) rapidly develops. That said, as has been made more than clear in recent days with the goofs and flubs made by Google and Microsoft chatbots, it still has a lot of kinks to be worked out. Insurers have been increasingly…Read More
Pet insurance is becoming more popular. Here’s why!
A combination of several factors has come together to make this coverage far more appealing. Pet insurance has seen a steady but rather slow growth rate in the United States, even as countries in other parts of the world, such as Europe, have been purchasing it much more quickly. That said, the trend in the US appears to be speeding up, and there are a number of reasons to explain it. As inflation sends the cost of food and other necessities upward, many Americans are seeking relief. This has included…Read More
Video Conferencing Tool iMind: Is It a Good Option for Business?
iMind is a leading platform for video conferencing and collaboration. With the growing need to connect with colleagues, clients and partners remotely at any time, iMind provides an ideal solution. This platform can be used by businesses, freelancers and telecommuters to communicate efficiently with people in different locations. Pros and Cons Like any other tool, iMind has its own strengths and weaknesses. Here are some of the pros and cons you should consider before using it for videoconferencing. Pros: The platform is easy and intuitive to use. Whether you’re an…Read More
Veridion raises $6 million to finance their proprietary APIs’ to benefit insurance industry
Veridion aims to “deepen” AI comprehension within the business landscape. The new-age data vendor is making the most of the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution and has announced the $6 million round financing and launch of their proprietary, self-service “Match & Enrich APIs”. Specializing in Firmographic Data, Veridion has specifically trained their APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to understand the global business landscape, providing their clients – a number of which are high-profile insurtechs and insurance carrier – with the ability to access reliable data on 80 million businesses around the world.…Read More
Oregon is looking into a universal health care plan
The state is considering the creation of a nine-member board that would be responsible for its development. In Oregon, a panel of lawmakers recently received two days of public testimony at its Capitol in Salem regarding a proposed nine-member governance board that would be responsible for developing a universal health care plan to provide coverage for everyone in the state. The governance board under Senate Bill 704 would develop a single-payer system for the coverage. Under Senate Bill 704, the nine-member board would be responsible for the creation of a…Read More