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  • Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life

    Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life
    The nightclub insurer promised to fight for its clients — its promotional material shows a man socked in the face with a boxing glove. But founder Jeffrey B. Cohen fights everything. He went after competitors, clients, former employees and even...
  • Offering state-sponsored retirement accounts to private-sector workers

    California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon's "second mother," his Aunt Francisca, spent most of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people who had pensions through their employers or were wealthy enough to set aside money in their own...
  • Britain to detail pensions overhaul with tax, annuity reforms

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will on Monday publish new rules for the pensions industry giving retirees greater access to their savings and free financial advice, fleshing out reforms announced earlier this year that shook the share value of British...
  • Unlicensed Doctor Gets 2 Years For Role In Ambulance-Chasing Scam

    BRIDGEPORT — A Fairfield doctor whose license was revoked by the state almost a decade ago was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for his role in an insurance fraud and prescription medication scam that defrauded insurance companies out of more...
  • U.S. Medicare program scales back hospice drugs restrictions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday backed down on restrictions of private insurance coverage for hospice drugs under Medicare, saying the regulations were preventing some terminally ill patients from having access to medicine....
  • Deal could pave way for NYC launch of ride-sharing service Lyft

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lyft Inc has signed an agreement with New York authorities that will allow the ride-sharing service to launch in New York City with commercial drivers, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Friday. The agreement,...
  • Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement

    Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement
    The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System. Hopkins officials said the payout, which received preliminary court approval Monday, would be...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...
  • U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obama health care law

    U.S. Appeals court throws out artist's Obamacare challenge
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dismissed a long-shot challenge to the Obamacare health law brought by an Iowa artist. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected claims made by Matt Sissel, who was...
  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs
    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • Anthem Blue Cross faces another suit over Obamacare doctor networks

    Anthem Blue Cross faces another suit over Obamacare doctor networks
    Amid growing scrutiny statewide, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross faces another consumer lawsuit over its use of narrow networks in Obamacare coverage. A group of Anthem policyholders sued California's largest for-profit health insurer Tuesday in state...