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  • Powerful typhoon plows into Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines Typhoon Hagupit slammed into the eastern Philippines Saturday, pounding communities with torrential rains and howling winds. More than half a million people huddled in evacuation centers, officials said. Hagupit's winds were packed...
  • Typhoon knocks out power, flattens homes in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power and flattened houses as it pummeled the eastern and central Philippines overnight, leaving millions of people in darkness as heavy rain fell, officials said Sunday. Communication was also cut off in...
  • One week remains for 2015 health insurance coverage

    Consumers have until Dec.15 to sign up for health insurance coverage effective Jan. 1, 2015, through the state's federally facilitated state marketplace. Open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's state marketplaces opened in mid-November....
  • Allstate flies idea of drones to speed claims

    Allstate flies idea of drones to speed claims
    Allstate Corp. has become the latest home and auto insurer expressing interest in using drones to assess damages after catastrophes. The Northbrook-based company said it will join a consortium led by EagleView Technology, whose services include aerial...
  • Stephen Parente: Study shows health insurance premiums could jump in 2017

    Pennsylvanians are now knee-deep in the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period, which began Nov. 15 and closes Dec. 15. Many are finding what appears to be a pleasant surprise: Average premiums for the cheap bronze plans have increased by 3.9...
  • Virginia's biggest insurer won't grandfather plans, but at least one company will

    Virginia's biggest insurer won't grandfather plans, but at least one company will
    Virginia's largest health insurer won't be grandfathering policies that don't meet Affordable Care Act standards, despite a last-minute change in state law that would allow it to do so. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield said this week that the wheels...
  • Obamacare offers choices, savings this year

    Obamacare offers choices, savings this year
    Most returning customers to the federal health insurance marketplace can save money on premiums thanks to greater competition among insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health...
  • GBMC doctors join push to improve patient care, save money

    GBMC doctors join push to improve patient care, save money
    The first thing patients probably notice when walking into the new doctors offices at Greater Baltimore Medical Center is there is no waiting room. Patients go directly to an exam room, where doctors, nurses and other staff are supposed to cycle in...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Afraid you may outlive your money? Use your home equity to prevent it, but do it now!

    Financial planners are assiduously courting seniors whose wealth is large enough to generate attractive fees for the planner who gets to manage it but not large enough to eliminate the possibility the senior will run out of money. A favorite planning...
  • Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer

    Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer
    Cyber attacks and commercial drones pose a growing risk of commercial aeroplane crashes, a major insurer said, running counter to a long-term decline in fatal accidents and insurance premiums. Technical advances in aircraft design and navigation...
  • US health care spending up in 2013, but at record low growth rate

    WASHINGTON America spent more than $2.9 trillion on health care in 2013, or about $9,255 per person, according to a government report released Wednesday. The 3.6 percent increase from roughly $2.8 trillion in 2012 was the smallest annual percentage...