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Georgia HMOs to Come Under Guaranty Fund Cover

Jul 06, 2020 Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a package of three insurance bills, including one measure to add health maintenance organizations into the Georgia Life & Health...

ReAlign Insurance Acquires National Lloyds and American Summit, Plans Product Expansion

Jul 06, 2020 ReAlign Insurance Holdings LLC has acquired National Lloyds Insurance Co. and American Summit Insurance Co. from Align...

Feds Charge 10 in Alleged $1.4 Billion Pass-Through Scheme

Jul 06, 2020 Ten individuals have been indicted in an alleged scheme between small, rural hospitals and billing shell companies to submit $1.4 billion in fraudulent...

Lincoln Financial Group Names SVP, Head of Finance and Actuarial

Jul 06, 2020 Lincoln Financial Group has named Bram J. Spector to succeed Roger Martin in its group benefits organization as senior vice president, head of...

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Mississippi Pauses State Reopening Process After Surge of COVID Cases

Jul 06, 2020 Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday the state is pausing its efforts to reopen the economy after a recent surge in new reported coronavirus cases...

North Carolina Lt. Gov Sues Cooper Over COVID-19 Business Restrictions

Jul 06, 2020 North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed his lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s decisions to shutter businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Nored to Lead New Texas Health Insurance Market Monitoring Team

Jul 06, 2020 A new team at the Texas Department of Insurance has been established to identify and quickly resolve issues involving health insurers in the state. Michael...

Bosch to Pay $550K to West Virginia for Role in Emissions Scandal

Jul 06, 2020 West Virginia has received a $550,000 payment from a German firm related to a car emissions-rigging scandal, state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced...

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COVID-19 Immunity Proposal Flounders in Tennessee

Jul 06, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Just a few weeks ago, Tennessee looked like a sure bet to become the latest state to protect businesses and other organizations from lawsuits by people...

Family Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Hampton Inn

Jul 06, 2020 WILSON, N.C. — A Black family has filed a federal lawsuit against the parent company of Hampton Inn and others after the family said a North Carolina clerk called...

California, Nevada Crews Scramble to Douse Blazes from Fireworks

Jul 06, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO — Firefighters scrambled to douse grass and structure fires sparked by illegal Fourth of July fireworks in California’s Central Valley and the...

Michigan Village Starts Flood Recovery, Awaits Funds

Jul 06, 2020 LANSING, Mich. — Jenna Hulse was at work out of town as a nurse when she got a message from her brother that a dam three blocks from her house in the Michigan village of...