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  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: An Overview

    Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: An Overview

    Healthcare spending in the United States is approximately $3.3 trillion or $10,348 per person annually — and continues to grow. Each year, Medicare spends more than $104 billion treating patients with diabetes. According to the American Diabetes As…
    - 5 Dec 18, 11:57am -
  • Understanding Medicare Part D

    Understanding Medicare Part D

    If you areMedicare-eligible , you may find that navigating Medicare can be tricky. Now that the Annual Enrollment period is here, you may have started researching your options and coverage under Medicare. Your first step when signing up for Medicare…
    - 29 Nov 18, 3:56pm -
  • Medicare for Diabetics: An Overview

    Medicare for Diabetics: An Overview

    Chances are you know someone with diabetes. That’s not surprising, given that 30.3 million people—or 9.4 percent of the population of the United States—have diabetes, and this number is only growing. Approximately 1.5 million Americans are diag…
    - 19 Nov 18, 12:25pm -
  • Self-Funded Health Plans: 10 Terms to Know

    Self-Funded Health Plans: 10 Terms to Know

    Curious about self-funded health plans but confused by all the jargon? GoHealth is here to help with 10 terms you need to know before jumping into the world of self-funded healthcare: 1. Self-Funded Let’s start with the basics: What is a self-funde…
    - 14 Nov 18, 3:32pm -
  • Key Changes for Open Enrollment 2019

    Key Changes for Open Enrollment 2019

    Have you looked into the Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for 2019 yet? Not only did registration begin Nov. 1, but the Dec. 15 deadline is looming! Don’t panic, we have you covered so that you can lock in your policy before then. Here are some importa…
    - 8 Nov 18, 5:25pm -
  • Open Enrollment 2019: Key Dates to Know [Infographic]

    Open Enrollment 2019: Key Dates to Know [Infographic]

    Open Enrollment 2019 is here! Before you shop for health insurance coverage, make note of these key Open Enrollment dates to know so you don’t miss a deadline. Then, when you’re ready to shop for coverage, call GoHealth at 866-931-9240 to get hel…
    - 1 Nov 18, 5:05pm -
  • The Deadlines for 2019 Open Enrollment by State

    The Deadlines for 2019 Open Enrollment by State

    It’s that time of year again! The Open Enrollment Period for the 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace is here. The Health Insurance Marketplace is for those who do not have insurance through an employer, Medicaid, Medicare, or the Children’s Health…
    - 30 Oct 18, 2:25pm -
  • Have You Considered Medicare Part B?

    Have You Considered Medicare Part B?

    Some things aren’t mandatory, but they’re certainly a good idea. For instance, you don’t have to turn your car off while getting gas, but it might be a little dangerous to leave it running. No one’s going to arrest you if you deviate from a r…
    - 25 Oct 18, 12:28pm -
  • The Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans

    The Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans

    Have you ever gone to the grocery store to buy a product and been confused by how many brands were available for that one item? It makes what should be a simple decision confusing. Likewise, products with similar names can sometimes be hard to differ…
    - 23 Oct 18, 3:10pm -
  • Medicare in 2019: Changes You Should Know

    Medicare in 2019: Changes You Should Know

    Whether it’s your first time enrolling in Medicare or you’re already familiar with the program, all enrollees need to learn about its impending changes coming in 2019. The 53-year-old program—signed into law in 1965 under the Social Security Ad…
    - 15 Oct 18, 5:33pm -

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  • newExperts Say Oklahoma’s Insurance Business Transfer Law Will Boost Economy
    An international forum of insurance experts meeting in Tulsa, Oklahoma, said the Insurance Business Transfer law expected to bring an economic boost to the state. The IBT law creates a way for insurers to transfer entire blocks of business to …
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 12:51pm -
  • newTexas On-Demand Delivery Service Now Providing Commercial Auto Insurance to Drivers
    Favor, the Texas-based on-demand delivery service, is now providing its entire Runner community of over 80,000 contract delivery drivers with commercial automobile liability insurance coverage during every active delivery with Favor, at no cost to Ru…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 12:32pm -
  • newRisk Strategies Acquires Thomas McGee Group in Missouri
    Risk Strategies, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Thomas McGee Group (TMG), a Missouri-based full-service brokerage with specialty capabilities for large accounts, group and single parent captives,…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 12:30pm -
  • newDespite Smart Cars, There’s Still Money to Be Made from Damaged Vehicles
    The 2019 Ferrari 812 Superfast is a beast by any measure. With 789 horsepower and a top speed of 211 miles per hour, it retails new for about $363,000. It could be yours for a fraction of the price, if …
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 12:09pm -
  • newHouse Passes Terrorism Reinsurance Renewal; Senate to Take Up Measure
    The House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill reauthorizing the federal terrorism reinsurance program by a vote of 385-22. The vote came on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 4634), a bill introduced by Rep.…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • newS&P Upgrades CNA Financial Strength Rating to A+
    CNA Financial Corp. has achieved an “A+” financial strength rating from Standard & Poor’s, an upgrade made in recognition of the Chicago-based insurer’s efforts to improve its operations and culture. S&P Global Ratings made the upgrade from a…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 11:40am -
  • newHamilton Insurance Places Lloyd’s Syndicate Acappella Into Runoff
    Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd. said it is placing Acappella Syndicate 2014 into runoff. Acappella is a third-party capital supported Lloyd’s syndicate included in Hamilton’s acquisition in August of Liberty Mutual’s Pembroke Managing Agency Limi…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 11:31am -
  • newAustralia Warned to Expect More Fire Tornadoes
    Fire tornadoes are set to become a more common feature of the Australian landscape as climate change takes hold later this century. That’s according to new research from the University of New South Wales’s Climate Change Research Centre in Sydney…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 10:19am -
  • newOkumura to Succeed Frudd as CEO at Sompo International Holdings
    Sompo International Holdings (SIH), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property/casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that Mikio Okumura will be appointed chief executive officer effective on January 1, 2020 subject to regulatory approvals…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 9:59am -
  • newWoman Hurt in New Jersey Transit Crash Settles for $1.5M
    A woman injured in the fatal crash of a New Jersey Transit train in 2016 has settled a lawsuit for $1.5 million. LaTonya Story was aboard the train that crashed at Hoboken Terminal, killing one and injuring more than 100 …
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Nov 19, 9:51am -

Tech Insurance Small Business Center

  • How the Lack of a Federal Data Breach Law Could Be an E&O Headache for IT Professionals

    How the Lack of a Federal Data Breach Law Could Be an E&O Headache for IT Professionals

    The National Law Review reports that two states – Connecticut and Rhode Island – have updated their data breach laws to require a more stringent breach response. Both include changes to specify a set time period to notify affected parties:The R…
    - 6 Aug 15, 9:48am -
  • Holy Cripes! 4 in 5 Web Apps Have "Medium Security" Vulnerability

    Holy Cripes! 4 in 5 Web Apps Have "Medium Security" Vulnerability

    A recent Acunetix study of over 15,000 websites and 5,500 companies unveiled startling numbers. Network scans performed on over 1.9 million files revealed that…Almost four in five web applications were affected by "medium security" vulnerability…
    - 4 Aug 15, 10:04am -
  • Talking with Clients about Security Risks They Should Actually Be Worried About

    Talking with Clients about Security Risks They Should Actually Be Worried About

    A recent IT Portal article debunks common cloud security myths, pointing out that users (and your clients) often have an outdated understanding of the risks they face. Top misconceptions included…There are more breaches in the cloud.Cloud securi…
    - 30 Jul 15, 9:41am -
  • Hackers Admit Targeting Lax Security, Shoddily Built Applications

    Hackers Admit Targeting Lax Security, Shoddily Built Applications

    A funny thing happened after hacker collective Rex Mundi stole 24,000 records from Belgian loan company AFC Kredieten. The hacking group explained what they look for in a data breach victim. As The Register details, the hackers posted on their site t…
    - 28 Jul 15, 9:56am -
  • Why Your Clients Need Cyber Liability Insurance (And How to Explain that to Them)

    Why Your Clients Need Cyber Liability Insurance (And How to Explain that to Them)

    Entrepreneur Magazine recently offered some answers to small-business owners who had questions about their Cyber Liability Insurance, explaining that, yes, all businesses – even small businesses – should consider this coverage.Cyber Liability I…
    - 23 Jul 15, 10:18am -
  • End of Windows Server 2003 Support & Your Associated E&O Risks

    End of Windows Server 2003 Support & Your Associated E&O Risks

    Support for Windows Server 2003 is set to expire on July 14, 2015. Now is the time for IT professionals to remember they can be liable if their clients are using old, outdated technology that is vulnerable to security risks.As TechRepublic reports,…
    - 21 Jul 15, 9:48am -
  • Dreading Workers' Comp Payments? Consider the Benefits

    Dreading Workers' Comp Payments? Consider the Benefits

    Many IT businesses choose to hire independent contractors and subcontractors rather than employees because it means less hassle and no responsibility to pay employment taxes and benefits like Workers' Compensation Insurance. But as their business gro…
    - 16 Jul 15, 9:57am -
  • Pinterest Fixes Security Flaw, Skirts Crafty Hack Attack

    Pinterest Fixes Security Flaw, Skirts Crafty Hack Attack

    Threatpost reports that Pinterest – the popular pin board social media site – released information about an old vulnerability that it fixed months ago. The flaw would have exposed user account information, but Pinterest's staff was able to patch…
    - 14 Jul 15, 10:24am -
  • Old Is the New New in Technology Startups

    Old Is the New New in Technology Startups

    We've been hearing so much about the "new" economy where companies use freelancers and independent contractors to build a flexible workforce. But as the New York Times reports, some tech companies and startups are opting for a more traditional approa…
    - 9 Jul 15, 10:00am -
  • 5 Strategies to Help Your Clients Avoid "Embattled" Status

    5 Strategies to Help Your Clients Avoid "Embattled" Status

    When a company goes through a public relations disaster like a data breach, it often gets the word "embattled" next to its name in newspaper headlines. Case in point: after its embarrassing breaches, the Office of Personnel Management has been in "em…
    - 7 Jul 15, 9:54am -
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  • newMultiplied and Parallel Litigation: The Mess that Cyan has Wrought

    Multiplied and Parallel Litigation: The Mess that Cyan has Wrought

    As observers have discussed the kinds of problems that the U.S. Supreme Court’s Cyan decision can create, specific concerns have included the possibility of parallel state and federal court litigation, and even the possibility of parallel litigatio…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 4:19pm -
  • Insurer’s Bid to Dismiss Complaint Seeking Coverage for Payment Instruction Loss Denied

    Insurer’s Bid to Dismiss Complaint Seeking Coverage for Payment Instruction Loss Denied

    One of the more challenging issues businesses must confront as wrongdoers have turned Internet tools into criminal devices has been the rising threat of payment instruction fraud, or, as it is sometimes called, social engineering fraud. Along with th…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 19, 4:25pm -
  • The SEC’s Enforcement Division Reports Elevated Enforcement Action and Monetary Recovery Levels

    The SEC’s Enforcement Division Reports Elevated Enforcement Action and Monetary Recovery Levels

    The SEC’s Enforcement Division had another active enforcement year in fiscal 2019, which ended September 30, 2019, that resulted in substantial recoveries. According to the Division’s latest annual report, the agency pursued more enforcement acti…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 4:14pm -
  • PLUS Conference in Washington         

    PLUS Conference in Washington         

    This week, I was at the Gaylord National Harbor outside Washington D.C. to attend the annual PLUS Conference event, with more than a thousand industry colleagues and friends. As always, it is a great fun to be able to be a part of this event and to c…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 7:54pm -
  • November in Paris

    November in Paris

    The D&O Diary’s European itinerary continued  with a quick weekend stop in Paris. The weather forecast projected rain for pretty much the entire weekend. And it did in fact rain Sunday morning. But the rest of the weekend was dry and more or less…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 10:22pm -
  • WeWork, SoftBank, Neumann Hit with Shareholder Lawsuit

    WeWork, SoftBank, Neumann Hit with Shareholder Lawsuit

    WeWork may not have been able to complete its once-planned IPO, but even so it now has something that many IPO companies often experience – a shareholder class action lawsuit. On November 4, 2019, a WeWork investor filed a lawsuit in California sta…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 11:20am -
  • Autumnal London

    Autumnal London

    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with the first stop on the itinerary in London. I have been to London in November many times before and I know that the weather can be OK or it can be lousy. On this trip,  I had a pretty even mixt…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 4:08am -
  • SEC’s Whistleblower Protections Extend Beyond Just Employees

    SEC’s Whistleblower Protections Extend Beyond Just Employees

    While the most common type of whistleblower may be a disgruntled employee, others can be whistleblowers, too. And as a recent SEC enforcement action highlights, interfering with these others’ attempts to communicate with the SEC can violate the age…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 4:53am -
  • Delaware Supreme Court: What is a “Securities Claim”?

    Delaware Supreme Court: What is a “Securities Claim”?

    Most public company D&O insurance policies provide coverage for the corporate entity only for “Securities Claims.” But what constitutes a “Securities Claim”? That is the question the Delaware Supreme Court addressed in a recent appeal of an i…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 4:15am -
  • Supreme Court to Consider SEC’s Authority to Seek and Obtain Disgorgement

    Supreme Court to Consider SEC’s Authority to Seek and Obtain Disgorgement

    In its June 2017 decision in Kokesh v. SEC  (discussed here), the U.S. Supreme Court held that disgorgement in an SEC enforcement action represents a “penalty,” and therefore a SEC enforcement action  claim for disgorgement is subject to a five…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Nov 19, 10:38am -
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