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  • How did UnitedHealth let so many questionable claims slip past?

     How did UnitedHealth let so many questionable claims slip past?
    Here's how the nation's largest health insurance company aided and abetted what it says was a $43-million healthcare fraud. In a lawsuit filed recently in federal court in Los Angeles, UnitedHealth Group says it paid out the $43 million to an...
  • From the Boathouse: Get your license to turn the wheel

    Ahoy! Boater's licensing is official in California! Gov. Jerry Brown made it official Sept. 18 by signing SB 941 (Monning) into law. The new law requires almost every recreational boater to have a state-issued vessel operator card in a phased-in program...
  • Reduce college costs while in high school

    Reduce college costs while in high school
    College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education. Outstanding student loan debt...
  • Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease

    Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease
    Park Ridge's downtown Metra station house will stay open even if they city does not renew its lease with the Union Pacific Railroad, railroad officials say. "It's a 'possibility' they would close the depot if we don't sign," City Manager Shawn...
  • Financial Firm Profits When Companies Need More Money Than Banks Will Lend

    Financial Firm Profits When Companies Need More Money Than Banks Will Lend
    AVON — When you haven't saved up enough profits over the years to put your business expansion plan into action, how do you get the money? Business owners can borrow from a bank, but banks are reluctant to lend more than two times the free cash...
  • Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states

    Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states
    President Barack Obama's plan to extend health coverage to millions of poor Americans remains highly contentious, yet it is gaining momentum among several initially reluctant states where financial pragmatism is trumping ideology. Up to a dozen states,...
  • Greece is a good insurance policy for the West

    PYLOS, Greece Marble statues are nothing new in Greece. Recently uncovered in the northern Greek town of Amphipolis are a couple of elaborately sculpted, fully hair-braided caryatids standing at the entryway to an elaborate Alexander the Great-era tomb....
  • Motorola Solutions offloading $3.1 billion in pension debt to insurer

    Motorola Solutions is transferring a big chunk of its pension obligations to a leading insurer, aiming to reduce the risk on its balance sheet. Motorola Solutions will buy a $3.1 billion group annuity contract from Newark, N.J.-based Prudential...
  • Insurers coming back for Obamacare

    As the Affordable Care Act prepared to launch in 2013, one of the big unknowns was how insurance companies would take to the new marketplace: Would they embrace the opportunity to insure a group of largely uninsured working people, or would they avoid the...
  • Spending: What you should know about pet insurance

    Veterinary care accounted for $14 billion of the nearly $56 billion Americans spent last year on their pets. To cover the escalating cost, pet owners are turning to insurance. 1. Pet insurance works a lot like human health insurance. When you go out of...
  • CT Regulators Modify Rate Hikes Proposed by Cigna, Time Insurance Co.

    The Connecticut Insurance Department has struck down proposed increases to health insurance plans offered by Cigna Corp. and Time Insurance Co. Cigna Health & Life Insurance Co., a subsidiary of Cigna Corp., filed a rate request with an average 15.23...