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Laser-Like Focus on InsurTech at NAIC Summer National Meeting

Lexology (08/13/18) Foggan, Laura; Sarchio, John; Liskov, Richard G. A hot topic at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) summer meeting was InsurTech challenges and opportunities. Among other events, NAIC CEO Mike...

Prescription Pulse: NAIC Forms Group to Scrutinize PBMs

Politico (08/13/18) Owermohle, Sarah; Demko, Paul At the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ summer meeting, the Regulatory Framework Task Force voted to establish a subgroup to study issues raised by insurers contracting...

Laser-Like Focus on InsurTech at NAIC Summer National Meeting

Lexology (08/13/18) Foggan, Laura; Sarchio, John; Liskov, Richard G. A hot topic at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) summer meeting was InsurTech challenges and opportunities. Among other events, NAIC CEO Mike...

Prescription Pulse: NAIC Forms Group to Scrutinize PBMs

Politico (08/13/18) Owermohle, Sarah; Demko, Paul At the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ summer meeting, the Regulatory Framework Task Force voted to establish a subgroup to study issues raised by insurers contracting...

As States Battle President’s Health Plan Changes, Signs of ACA Stability Show

Governing.com (08/14/18) Quinn, Mattie A dozen state attorneys general have sued the Trump administration over its regulation of association health plans, citing concern over past abuses from their insurers, while state regulators are taking...

Lawmakers Propose Solutions to Surprise Medical Bills

Pocono Record (08/12/18) Morgan-Besecker, Terrie Lawmakers in Pennsylvania have introduced bills to protect patients from surprise medical bills, which occur when patients seek treatment at a facility within their insurance plan’s network...

Opinion: Protect Pre-Existing Conditions, Lower Healthcare Costs

Helena Independent Record (MT) (08/12/18) Rosendale, Matt Montana Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale says he will never give up on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. “Year after year, it’s been double-digit increase...

California Fires May Make Homeowners Insurance Harder to Get

Associated Press (08/13/18) Sell, Sarah Skidmore The California Department of Insurance already has warned that the increasing number and severity of wildfires are making it harder for homeowners to find and hold onto insurance, and it indicates...

Moda Negotiating a Major Infusion of Capital

Lund Report (08/13/18) Terry, Lynne Moda Health, Inc. is currently working on a deal that would give it a major infusion of capital. Sources say another insurance company would eventually gain a majority share on Moda’s board. Brad Hilliard,...

NAIC, Cayman Islands Sign Memorandum to Coordinate on Regulatory Issues

BestWire (08/13/18) Harman, Thomas The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and the Cayman Island Monetary Authority (CIMA) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to “provide for mutual assistance and the...