How to manage your own health care risk

Insurers are now offering free medical advice to consumers to help them manage their own health insurance risk.Insurers are offering advice to help consumers manage their insurance risk, according to a survey by research firm Avalere Health.The survey also found that insurers have been getting a lot of new customers who are new to the […]

What you need to know about home insurance coverage

Insurers have become increasingly sophisticated at managing the complexity of their insurance markets.A recent study found that in the last 10 years, the average rate for homeowners insurance in the United States increased from about $8,000 per year to $12,000.But the new research suggests that there’s also room for growth in insurance markets in the […]

‘Home insurance knowledge’ is still a good place to start

The best place to learn about home insurance is with an insurance agent, says Mark Cate, president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.He recommends talking to a homeowner’s insurance agent.“They can help you get the most out of your insurance,” Cate says.“It’s really important to get a good insurance agent.”Cate has a list of […]

Why insurers don’t trust Obamacare, says Harvard research

AUTO INSURANCE ISSUES ARE AN IDEA.They are just a theory.They can be easily dismissed, or misread.They lack scientific rigor.They have no empirical evidence.They make no sense.They contradict what the law says.They’re a source of frustration for many of those who are insured by insurers and who don’t know how to properly navigate the insurance marketplace.But […]

What do you know about commercial insurance?

Commercial insurance is a type of insurance that covers a small group of businesses or individuals, with the expectation that the individual customers will pay for their own care.This type of commercial insurance is typically very expensive, and often requires the individual to pay a premium to cover the costs of the insurance company.Commercial insurance […]

Strong insurance knowledge: The secrets to making money in the insurance markets

By Roberta K. Brown, WSJ reporter and CNBC contributorPublished March 30, 2018 08:17:10Insurance market stocks have been among the biggest winners from the recent stock market rally, thanks to strong fundamentals and a growing number of people looking to invest.But there’s a downside to the rally, and that’s a growing concern for those who want […]

Insurers Are Taking It to the Next Level: Insurers are taking it to the next level

Insurers say they are taking an increasingly sophisticated approach to their customers’ personal health information.The industry has developed the tools to identify when a customer’s information has been misused or improperly shared, as well as how to make that information more secure.Insurers also are looking at ways to increase transparency, including by offering users the […]

How to beat the ‘lazy’ insurance markets

A new survey from four leading insurance markets shows that more Americans are likely to seek coverage under their health insurance plans when they find out they have pre-existing conditions.As more Americans learn that they may have pre or post-existing health conditions, insurers are scrambling to find ways to meet their demand.One way insurers are […]