Opinion: Insure Tennessee good for uninsured, hospitals, jobs
The Tennessee General Assembly will go into special session Feb. 2 to consider Insure Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam's unique experiment to expand Medicaid. At base, Insure Tennessee is a jobs program — an economic stimulus that is a net gain for the state and this region. A vote against it is a vote for the status quo, which is not viable long term. Our hospitals are being forced to shoulder more ...
Marsh Acquires Aalst-Based Trade Insure NV
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, today announced that it has acquired Aalst-based Trade Insure NV, a leading distributor of credit insurance policies in Belgium.
Insure Tennessee pledges to pay for value rather than volume
KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is on board. So are hospital systems, plus the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.Now all they have to do is convince 99 state representatives and 33 state senators that Haslam's "Insure Tennessee" plan will be an economic boost, could help about 200,000 people who don't have health insurance and can be politically separated from Obamacare, also known as the ...
Mexico agency issues recommendations to insure fair train tender
Mexico's antitrust watchdog on Friday said the government should change various aspects of a new tender to build a high-speed train system following a political scandal around a previous contract. Late last year, China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) and a group of Mexican partners won the tender to build the $3.75-billion rail line, but the contract was revoked and one of CRCC's Mexican ...
Telematics insurance, market disruption and control of data
FOCUS: The purchase of telematics provider Insure the Box this week by an insurer with ties to Toyota raises the prospect of car makers gaining more control of telematics-enabled insurance markets. Car manufacturers have clearly woken up to the commercial potential of data produced by drivers.