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health insurance personal Articles

Controversial Health Insurance Profiling Looked At (Lincoln County News)
Maine''s health insurance rates are among the highest in the country, ranking in the top five nationwide, and Republicans say it''s time to create a high-risk pool here to get some of the sickest among us out of the mix.

Insurance proposal an unhealthy deal (Niner Online)
Should health insurance ownership by prospective UNC Charlotte students be made mandatory? In a recent Board of Trustees meeting, the idea of implementing a mandatory purchase of health insurance by students arose.

Report: Tsunami Insurance Losses Not Major (Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance)
Damage from December''s Indian Ocean tsunami was devastating in human and economic terms, but not as costly to the insurance industry as was first thought, a London-based consultancy said.

InsuranceFix.com to Revolutionize the Way Americans Buy Health Insurance (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Healthcare is a hot topic in America these days, and the insurance industry can be confusing and misleading. Data that the Census Bureau released shows the number of people who lacked health insurance coverage in 2003 rose to 45.0 million.

ThisIsMoney - Guides Car insurance (This Is Money)
Compare & buy... If you run a car you have to insure it - that''s the law. The type of insurance you get varies according to the extent of protection it provides and how much it costs you.

3rd Circuit: ERISA Pre-empts Anti-Subrogation Law (Law.com)
In a significant victory for insurers, a federal appeals court has ruled that New Jersey''s anti-subrogation statute conflicts with ERISA, and that health care insurers are therefore entitled to seek reimbursement of medical expenses from insureds who later win or settle a personal injury suit against a third party.

Insurance plan tries to promote healthy lifestyle (Berkshire Eagle)
LENOX -- A health insurance plan that could help save thousands of dollars, with incentives for people to lead healthier lives, may be available to town employees by July.

Health has a new spokesperson (Arkansas News Bureau)
The cause of health has a new spokesperson and just in time. Gov. Mike Huckabee''s personal transformation is nothing short of inspiring. It would be easy to focus only on all the theater that surrounds Huckabee''s weight loss and discovery of athletic prowess.

Maine Mutual Licenses ISO Rating Service for Personal Auto, Homeowners and Commercial Auto Insurance Lines (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
Maine Mutual Group has licensed ISO Rating Service for its commercial and personal auto and homeowners insurance lines of business in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.

Military Update: Veterans panel chairman says new generation comes with new health care needs (Stars and Stripes)
Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind., new chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, says the medical and rehabilitation needs of a new generation of war veterans leave him more certain than ever that Congress erred in 1996 when it opened VA health care to any veteran willing to pay modest fees.