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  • Businesses' Unemployment Insurance Costs Fall, But Much Higher Than Before Recession

    The total amount Connecticut employers are paying in unemployment taxes dropped slightly Friday. But the cost per worker is far, far higher than it was before the recession. The typical employer is now paying $453.50 in unemployment insurance for every...
  • Annuity ingenuity

    Of all of the products that the financial services industry creates for retirement savers, the one that tends to cause the largest number of questions is the oft-sold, and rarely understood, annuity. An annuity is a financial contract issued by a life...
  • Stamford Chiropractor Gets 27 Months In Prison For Role In Insurance Fraud Scheme

    BRIDGEPORT – A 49-year old chiropractor was sentenced Monday to 27 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a multi-million dollar insurance fraud scheme. Marc Kirshner, of Stamford, was also ordered to...
  • Accountable Care Organizations might help tame Medicare costs

    whatdoctorsknow.com Medicare is the 800-pound gorilla in the waiting room of health care reform. Health care costs are going up for everyone, but Medicare covers 50 million Americans -- more than any other single insurer. In 2009, total health care...
  • Chiropractor sentenced to federal prison for insurance fraud

    Chiropractor sentenced to federal prison for insurance fraud
    A chiropractor from Parkland was sentenced to four years and four months in federal prison Friday for his role in a staged accident insurance fraud conspiracy in South Florida. Lawrence Schechtman, 46, was also ordered to pay more than $2.4 million in...
  • Suit alleges Vanguard Group wrongly avoids paying taxes

    Vanguard Group Inc. stands atop the mutual fund business, and credits its "unique" structure: The largest mutual fund company is owned, not by for-profit investors, but by more than 100 of Vanguard's own mutual funds, which are owned by millions of...
  • CT Insurance Regulators Deny Rate Hikes

    The Connecticut Insurance Department on Tuesday struck down rate hikes proposed by several health insurers for 2015. The decisions affect individual and small-group health plans sold to customers on and off the public health exchange created by the...
  • Kaiser, Hopkins collaborate on patient care

    Kaiser, Hopkins collaborate on patient care
    Kaiser Permanente and John Hopkins Medicine said Tuesday that they plan to expand on an existing relationship between the health care organizations to improve quality of care for patients. The insurer, which operates its own medical centers, and the top...
  • Health insurance rates surged this year in California, official says

    The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said. But Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones predicted that insurers will ease...
  • How 'identity proofing' saved NJ millions

    WASHINGTON Just days after Harold Wirths took office as New Jersey's labor and workforce development chief in 2010, authorities uncovered a fraud case involving millions in improper unemployment insurance payments that even had a link to organized crime....
  • In little-scrutinized state races, Chiang and Jones bank millions

    In little-scrutinized state races, Chiang and Jones bank millions
    Two little-scrutinized races for California treasurer and insurance commissioner reflected a trend marking nearly all of the statewide contests this year -- Democratic dominance and Republican struggles to raise cash, according to campaign finance reports...