*  Obama Will Go It Alone on Raising Gas Prices | National Review
... created an insurance pool for claims over $1 billion; and installed safeguards against industry risk-taking. The Heritage model ... According to Heritage, as a result, the government will "lose more than $1 billion in bonus bids, less revenue from rental ... like expanding the time it takes for a lease application to be reviewed and recommending a vast amount of new industry-wide ... even while he spends billions subsidizing Brazil's offshore industry) and directed EPA administrator Lisa Jackson to impose new ...
  https://www.nationalreview.com/blog/corner/obama-will-go-it-alone-raising-gas-prices-rory-cooper/
*  California Department of Insurance is investigating Aetna's claims and request for prior authorization policies | Healthcare...
... opened an investigation against Aetna over allegations that the insurer's former medical director in the state denied claims ... California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones confirmed online. "The department is also investigating Aetna's utilization review ... Also: DOJ wants more information on $69 billion CVS Health and Aetna merger] ... California Department of Insurance is investigating Aetna's claims and request for prior authorization policies. A deposition ...
  http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/california-department-insurance-investigating-aetnas-claims-and-request-prior-authorization
*  Crystal River 3 Nuclear Power Plant - Wikipedia
In October 2012 an independent review estimated the repair cost at $1.5 billion, with a worst-case scenario of $3.4 billion. In ... 850 million in insurance claims. A Duke spokesperson stated, "The company sought input from numerous engineering experts - ... Preliminary cost estimates for the repairs was put at between $900 million and $1.3 billion, but this estimate was later called ... Progress engaged Bechtel to provide a 3rd party review, which agreed that 65 was appropriate. However, when the work was ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crystal_River_3_Nuclear_Power_Plant
*  GAO-06-618, Catastrophic Disasters: Enhanced Leadership, Capabilities, and Accountability Controls Will Improve the...
... such as insurance fraud and bogus damage claims. This means our review potentially understates the magnitude of improper ... The claims from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita required unprecedented borrowing from the Treasury of $18.5 billion at the time of ... National Flood Insurance Program; Appeal of Decisions Relating to Flood Insurance Claims, 71 Fed. Reg. 30294 (2006). [87] GAO, ... In 2005, we recommended that FEMA use a statistically valid method to select claims for quality review because its existing ...
  https://www.gao.gov/htext/d06618.html
*  Berenfeld accounting firm dissolves - South Florida Business Journal
Berenfeld has tentatively agreed to settle Rothstein-related claims for its largest asset, a $10 million malpractice insurance ... Berenfeld has acknowledged that it provided financial review for the purposes of filing taxes for the now-defunct Rothstein ... The firm had been fighting a $160 million investor lawsuit in Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. ...
  https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2010/12/17/berenfeld-accounting-firm-dissolves.html
*  Florida Hurricane Damage Lawyer Offers Info On Filing Property Insurance Claims - JusticeNewsFlash.com
To report your hurricane Irma claim, get a free case review.. And that is just the beginning. Irma was the largest hurricane to ... 2 billion. Hurricane Damage Attorney Andrew Norden has released a video to help victims of Hurricane Irma with property damage ... When You Need an Insurance Claims Attorney. If your insurance company has denied your claim or has failed to respond in a ... outlines the steps below to file your property damage insurance claim:. Typically, a comprehensive insurance policy covers the ...
  https://www.justicenewsflash.com/2017/10/02/florida-hurricane-damage-lawyer-offers-info-on-filing-property-insurance-claims_20171002137581.html
*  GAO-06-813, Medicare Integrity Program: Agency Approach for Allocating Funds Should Be Revised
... medical reviews of claims; determinations of whether Medicare or other insurance sources have primary responsibility for ... In 2004, Medicare paid an estimated $11.2 billion in overpayments and underpaid claims by an estimated $0.9 billion. [4] Pub. L ... Medical review includes both automated and manual prepayment and postpayment reviews of Medicare claims and is intended to ... Three PSCs will conduct medical review for these claims. [44] Fifteen MACs will each process both Part A and Part B claims in 1 ...
  http://www.gao.gov/assets/260/251318.html
*  United States in 2007 | Britannica.com
With $40 billion in insurance claims from Hurricane Katrina, insurers moved to raise rates or reduce coverage, creating a ... architecture (in Architecture: Year In Review 2007) *biofuels (in Biofuels-The Next Great Source of Energy?: Year In Review ... More states moved toward universal health insurance coverage. California's governor proposed a $12 billion plan to cover all ... education (in Education: Year In Review 2007: Primary and Secondary Education) *environment (in The Environment: Year In Review ...
  https://www.britannica.com/place/United-States-Year-In-Review-2007
*  REVIEW Adverse Health Effects of
Mold claims hit $4 billion in Texas, Insurance Journal, 27 May 2003 (http://insurancejournal.. com).. [3]. The Canadian Task ... 2 billion in mold-related claims in Texas alone [2]. Literature was reviewed using the peer-reviewed database, and from recent ... Design: Literature review. Materials and Methods: This review was conducted by searching PubMed and other medical databases, as ... REVIEW. Adverse Health Effects of Indoor Molds. LUKE CURTIS MS, CIH, 1 ALLAN LIEBERMAN MD, 2 MARTHA STARK MD, 3 WILLIAM REA MD ...
  http://mold-survivor.com/Adverse_Health_Effects.html
*  Regulator finds loan insurance complaint failings
... review by Britain's financial regulator has found serious problems in the handling of complaints about mis-sold loan insurance ... They have paid out about 1.1 billion pounds ($1.8 billion) in compensation from a total industry bill of nearly 12 billion ... The FCA said it disagreed with six out of ten of cases where companies had rejected claims and had concerns over the amount of ... In our review, we found that some firms are doing this, while it is clear others still have some way to go," said Clive Adamson ...
  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/regulator-finds-loan-insurance-complaint-111537346.html
*  Health Insurance Stock Review - July 2012 - July 27, 2012 - Zacks.com
... such as the performance of health insurance policies, procedures to claim, the size of the provider network and cancellation ... for $3.8 billion in January this year. UnitedHealth's acquisition of XLHealth Corp, a sponsor of Medicare Advantage health ... Health Insurance Stock Review - July 2012. Zacks Equity Research July 27, 2012. ... The possible changes on account of the Health Insurance Reform Legislation will certainly modify the way insurance companies ...
  https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/79867/health-insurance-stock-review-july-2012
*  RSA Insurance Group - Wikipedia
In February 2002 R&SA set aside £384 million to double its reserves available for asbestos claims which, combined with claims ... The situation was further compounded by R&SA having to reserve £1.2 billion against liabilities for guaranteed annuities, the ... was also facing a fine from the Financial Services Authority for failure to meet the deadline in the pension mis-selling review ... Sun fire insurance plaque on display at Bedford Museum. Alliance fire insurance plaque in Bedford Museum. Royal Insurance logo ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSA_Insurance_Group
*  HIH Insurance - Wikipedia
HIH insurance is currently in run-off, which means it is managing its outstanding claims and not writing any new business. This ... With $8 billion in assets, HIH was considered one of Australia's largest insurance firms. However, after offsetting its assets ... The board hoped this would give HIH time to review its operations and assess its financial position. On the same day, HIH was ... HIH Insurance was Australia's second largest insurance company. It was placed into provisional liquidation on 15 March 2001. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIH_Insurance
*  Commissioner Jones Announces Department of Insurance Awarded Federal Grant Funds to Increase Medical Pricing Transparency and...
Commissioner Jones Announces Department of Insurance Awarded Federal Grant Funds to Increase Medical Pricing Transparency and ... Continue rate review activities: CDI uses actuarial staff to conduct thorough reviews of health insurance rate filings, issue ... 469 million in claims and premiums. Please visit the Department of Insurance website at www.insurance.ca.gov. Non-media ... Insurers collect $310 billion in premiums annually in California. Since 2011 the California Department of Insurance received ...
  https://www.insurance.ca.gov/0400-news/0100-press-releases/2013/release076-13.cfm
*  The Automatic Earth: July 2009
By some industry estimates reviewed by the insurance department, Capco could face nearly $11 billion in claims but has only ... T-notes have increased from $226 billion to $586 billion. T-notes and bond holdings rose from $412 billion to $618 billion and ... Billions in Lehman Claims Could Bury an Elusive Insurer Next to a Chinese restaurant in Burlington, Vt., lurks a quiet guardian ... A.I.G. has also pledged a share of its life insurance premiums to the Fed, to pay back about $8 billion. Details have not been ...
  http://theautomaticearth.blogspot.com/2009_07_01_archive.html
*  Justice Department Recovers Over $3.5 Billion From False Claims Act Cases in Fiscal Year 2015 | OPA | Department of Justice
For example, the department recovered $44 million from Fireman's Fund Insurance Company for alleged fraud under the U.S. ... The government alleged that USIS took shortcuts that compromised its contractually-required quality review and that, had the ... Justice Department Recovers Over $3.5 Billion From False Claims Act Cases in Fiscal Year 2015. Recoveries Exceed $3.5 Billion ... "The False Claims Act has again proven to be the government's most effective civil tool to ferret out fraud and return billions ...
  https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-recovers-over-35-billion-false-claims-act-cases-fiscal-year-2015
*  GAO-09-821R, Railroad Retirement Board: Review of Commuter Railroad Occupational Disability Claims Reveals Potential Program...
However, given declining rail employment, in fiscal year 2007, RRB received about $1.2 billion more than it sent to SSA for ... such as pensions and health insurance, from their former railroad employer. LIRR workers hired before 1988 can retire and ... We observed in our review of claims from LIRR and Metro-North Railroad that most LIRR workers who filed claims provided RRB ... Reviewed a random, projectable sample of LIRR and Metro-North claims filed in fiscal year 2007 to provide context for our data ...
  https://www.gao.gov/htext/d09821r.html
*  Ambac - Wikipedia
In early 2008, the spectre of the major bond guarantors failing to be able to pay off insurance claims on a trillion dollars of ... Moody's and S&P, however, chose to affirm Ambac's AAA with their agencies after it succeeded in raising $1.5 billion in new ... on review for possible upgrade on 3/26/2010. On March 25, 2010, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised its counterparty ... "Ambac's Insurance Unit Cut to AA From AAA by Fitch Ratings" article by Christine Richard Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) "Moody's, S&P ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambac
*  Insurance Corporation of British Columbia - Wikipedia
Like other insurance companies, ICBC bases its premiums on a client's claims history, type of automobile, and geographic ... Rates applicable to ICBC's basic automobile insurance coverage are subject to the review of, and are set by, the British ... These dividends eventually totalled $1.2 billion. Since ICBC's creation, its responsibilities have expanded to include driver ... There are three other public auto insurers in Canada: Manitoba Public Insurance, Saskatchewan Government Insurance, and the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insurance_Corporation_of_British_Columbia
*  Frontiers | An Attempt of Early Detection of Poor Outcome after Whiplash | Neurology
2 billion a year.. The whiplash problem has generated no less than 566 review articles on whiplash since 1964, which summarize ... the number of claims for personal injury arising from RTAs rose by around 60%, and around 70% of RTAs personal injury claims ... costing the insurance industry more than £ ... for review, Ref. (40)], neurological diseases [see, for review ... A review of the otological aspects of whiplash injury. J Forensic Leg Med (2009) 16:53-5. doi:10.1016/j.jflm.2008.09.001 ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2016.00177/full
*  Whiplash injury REVIEW ARTICLE. G. Bannister, R. Amirfeyz, S. Kelley, M. Gargan - PDF
REVIEW ARTICLE Whiplash injury G. Bannister, R. Amirfeyz, S. Kelley, M. Gargan From The University of Bristol, Bristol, England ... Closed Automobile Insurance Third Party Liability Bodily Injury Claim Study in Ontario Page 1 Closed Automobile Insurance Third ... 2,3 Whiplash injuries cost the economy of the United Kingdom approximately 3.64 billion per annum and have increased in number ... of motor-insurance claims. 4 A similar experience in Canada stimulated the Quebec Task Force to undertake a systematic review ...
  http://docplayer.net/485065-Whiplash-injury-review-article-g-bannister-r-amirfeyz-s-kelley-m-gargan.html
*  U.S. GAO - Crop Insurance: Continuing Efforts Are Needed to Improve Program Integrity and Ensure Program Costs Are Reasonable
Risk Management Agency (RMA) administers the federal crop insurance program in partnership with private insurers. In 2006, the ... According to GAO's review of 120 cases, companies did not complete all the required quality assurance reviews of claims, and ... From 2002 through 2006, USDA paid the insurance companies underwriting gains of $2.8 billion, which represents an average ... Crop Insurance:. Continuing Efforts Are Needed to Improve Program Integrity and Ensure Program Costs Are Reasonable. GAO-07- ...
  https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-07-819T
*  World Trade Center Captive Insurance Company - Wikipedia
September 11th Fund September 11th Victim Compensation Fund "A Review of the World Trade Center Captive Insurance Company", ... 1 billion to create an insurance company to cover the risks assumed by the city and its contractors working without commercial ... insurance coverage, in claims resulting from work done subsequent to the September 11 attacks. WTC Captive has been criticized ... The World Trade Center Captive Insurance Company was created by New York City with funding from the U.S. Federal Emergency ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Trade_Center_Captive_Insurance_Company
*  Prescription drug studies focus on key workers compensation cost drivers | Business Insurance
Express Scripts said its report is based on a review of millions of claims, while Progressive Medical said its evaluation ... Louis-based Express Scripts' "Workers' Compensation Drug Trend Report" states that more than $2.1 billion in workers comp ... Results drawn from studies comparing data from several PBMs would be more helpful and less biased than reports based on claims ... "Those are the trends (workers comp observers) really want to look at," said Paul Braun, managing director of casualty claims ...
  http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20120422/NEWS08/304229973
*  Consolidation in insurance industry is inevitable - Kari - Vanguard News
Investors lose N506 billion as prices of 60 equities nosedive. Investors in the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, lost N506 billion ... with companies promptly paying genuine claims, the confidence of the people towards insurance will improve. ... But if theirs is taking too long to come out, we will review ours and continue with it. But the aspect of limited tenure for ... What is the current state of the insurance industry?. An informed consumer of insurance gives priority to insurance when the ...
  https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/04/consolidation-insurance-industry-inevitable-kari/