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  • UnitedHealth Bulks Up For Prescription Drug Cost Battle

    The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Pharmacy benefits managers, or PBMs, help...
  • Home seller under no obligation to give buyer documents

    Home seller under no obligation to give buyer documents
    Q: I just settled on closing my house sale, and the cash buyer now wants the property survey I paid for about 20 years ago. Is this a reasonable request? Also, the buyer wanted the blueprints of the remodeling I did 25 years ago, ostensibly so she can...
  • Big impact on women if Supreme Court rules against health care tax credits

    Big impact on women if Supreme Court rules against health care tax credits
    Seven months after being diagnosed with breast cancer and later undergoing a double mastectomy, LaDonna Appelbaum of St. Louis recently finished her 16th and final chemotherapy treatment. Without the $600 monthly tax credit that pays the bulk of her...
  • UnitedHealth buys pharmacy-benefit manager Catamaran for $13B

    MINNEAPOLIS UnitedHealth Group Inc. is getting much bigger with a $12.8 billion deal to expand its prescription-drug benefit management business. UnitedHealth's stand-alone pharmacy-benefit management unit, OptumRx, announced Monday morning that it is...
  • Report: 15 rural Kentucky hospitals in danger of closing

    One minute before midnight Tuesday, the only hospital in Fulton County will close its doors for good, forcing the county's roughly 6,000 people to drive to Tennessee for emergencies and signaling the end of 190 jobs and about 12 percent of the city of...
  • Newport News Fire Department gets top insurance rating

     Newport News Fire Department gets top insurance rating
    The city's fire department will soon be one of only three in the state to receive a top grade from the group most insurance companies rely on when deciding what to charge homeowners and businesses for coverage. The Class 1 Public Protection...
  • Trial ordered for family accused of $20M insurance fraud

    A judge has ordered members of a Pennsylvania family whose mansion had three fires in five years to stand trial in a $20 million insurance fraud case. Political fundraiser and hostess Claire Risoldi and her family are accused of living large on trumped-...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Mortgage referral fees: When builders insist you use their lender

    The first two articles in this series on referral fees dealt with situations where mortgage lenders were the referrers and collected the fees from title insurance companies, appraisal management companies, mortgage insurance companies andothers. The...
  • $45,000 a week? U.S. Open neighbors hope so

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. The big square hot tub on the deck is nice. So is the tall gas fireplace in the high-ceiling living room, the fire pit in the yard and the view, between trees, of Puget Sound. But it's the golf course across the street Chambers...
  • Suffolk man sentenced for pocketing insurance premiums

    A former insurance agent has been sentenced to two years in prison for pocketing a policyholder's premiums. Joseph E. Barnes of Suffolk pleaded guilty this week in Portsmouth Circuit Court to obtaining money by false pretense. Virginia State Police...
  • Gambling bill faltering down the stretch

    Gambling bill faltering down the stretch
    If you're a betting man, double-down on the Florida Legislature doing next to nothing this year about the pent-up gambling challenges facing our state. If ever there were a time to act, this is the year, given that half of the two-prong compact with...