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Business Insurance
Disability fraud was so nice, state says she did it twiceDespite already being on probation for insurance fraud, a former Los Angeles Co
Disability fraud was so nice, state says she did it twice
Business Insurance / Posted an hour ago
Despite already being on probation for insurance fraud, a former Los Angeles County probation officer has been arrested for trying to defraud another insurer. In the original case, the Los Angeles Times reports that Robyn Palmer, 30, was convicted... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor scheduled speaker Sept. 3 during Guernsey County Republican Party's Reagan Day PicnicOhio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor is scheduled to take the podium Sept. 3 as the keynot
Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor scheduled speaker Sept. 3 during Guernsey County Republican Party's Reagan Day Picnic
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor is scheduled to take the podium Sept. 3 as the keynote speaker during the Guernsey County Republican Party's Reagan Day Picnic. Taylor's biography reads as follows: "Mary Taylor's goal is to help make Ohio jobs-friendly... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
HMOs making comeback in OhioFor health-care consumers, coverage often comes with a choice: a greater select
HMOs making comeback in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
For health-care consumers, coverage often comes with a choice: a greater selection of health-care providers or lower costs. These days, public opinion seems to be more mindful of the wallet. That has renewed interest among health insurers in... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
'Operation Bailout' cracks down on bail bond agents that break the lawSAN DIEGO - Eighteen bail bond agents in northern California found themselves n
'Operation Bailout' cracks down on bail bond agents that break the law
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Eighteen bail bond agents in northern California found themselves needing to post bail after a raid conducted by several law enforcement agencies. Some of the bail bond companies operate in San Diego, and their tactics were the subject... Read more
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Orange County Register
Honk: Some won't need car insurance?Dear Honk: A Vehicle Code section says that, effective Jan. 1, 2016, those resi
Honk: Some won't need car insurance?
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Dear Honk: A Vehicle Code section says that, effective Jan. 1, 2016, those residing in Los Angeles County will not have to show proof of insurance when renewing their auto registration and will not have to show proof of insurance when stopped for a... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Bay Area SweepLaw enforcement is calling it a historic raid on the bail bonds industry in the
Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Bay Area Sweep
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
Law enforcement is calling it a historic raid on the bail bonds industry in the Bay Area. So far, 18 bail bondsmen have been arrested and more arrests are expected. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit was first to learn of the major sweep that... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
More than 30 bail bondsmen targeted in stingSAN JOSE -- Bail bondsmen are allowed to troll for customers outside the courth
More than 30 bail bondsmen targeted in sting
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
SAN JOSE -- Bail bondsmen are allowed to troll for customers outside the courthouse, where inmates' families and jail visitors constantly stream by. What they're not permitted to do is to accept phone tips from inmates about fellow prisoners in order... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
More than 30 bail bondsmen targeted in stingSAN JOSE -- Bail bondsmen are allowed to troll for customers outside the courth
More than 30 bail bondsmen targeted in sting
Inside Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
SAN JOSE -- Bail bondsmen are allowed to troll for customers outside the courthouse, where inmates' families and jail visitors constantly stream by. What they're not permitted to do is to accept phone tips from inmates about fellow prisoners in order... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
More than 30 bail bondsmen targeted in stingSAN JOSE -- Bail bondsmen are allowed to troll for customers outside the courth
More than 30 bail bondsmen targeted in sting
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
SAN JOSE -- Bail bondsmen are allowed to troll for customers outside the courthouse, where inmates' families and jail visitors constantly stream by. What they're not permitted to do is to accept phone tips from inmates about fellow prisoners in order... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Ohio man sentenced to 8 years in prison for stealing $1 million in investment schemeOhio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty,
Ohio man sentenced to 8 years in prison for stealing $1 million in investment scheme
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 4 days ago
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty, and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor announced today that a Medina County man has been sentenced to serve eight years in prison for orchestrating an investment scheme... Read more
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Business Insurance
Ohio announces first cell captive under new lawPhoto by REUTERS In June 2014, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed legislation allowin
Ohio announces first cell captive under new law
Business Insurance / Posted 4 days ago
Photo by REUTERS In June 2014, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed legislation allowing the formation of captive insurers in the state. Ohio insurance regulators announced they have licensed Columbus, Ohio-based Imprise Financial P.C.C. Inc. as Ohio's... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Holiday Pay for Springfield Fire Pensions Up For Debate -Updated: Wednesday, August 26 2015, 10:24 PM CDT Lots of heated debate Wednesd
Holiday Pay for Springfield Fire Pensions Up For Debate -
FOX Illinois / Posted 4 days ago
Updated: Wednesday, August 26 2015, 10:24 PM CDT Lots of heated debate Wednesday morning as the Springfield's Firefighters Pension Board held an emergency meeting to discuss possible changes to firefighter pensions. Changes some city officials said... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Tarzana woman fights health insurer in months-long wait for birth controlFrustrated by a potentially six-month wait to obtain birth control, a Tarzana w
Tarzana woman fights health insurer in months-long wait for birth control
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Frustrated by a potentially six-month wait to obtain birth control, a Tarzana woman has launched a social media campaign against her health insurer, saying the company’s list of physicians is misleading and a referral to an out-of-network provider... Read more
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19 Action News Cleveland
Brunswick man sentenced for investment scheme targeting elderlyOn Wednesday, Ohio officials announced that a Medina County man was sentenced t
Brunswick man sentenced for investment scheme targeting elderly
19 Action News Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Ohio officials announced that a Medina County man was sentenced to serve prison time for orchestrating an investment scheme that primarily targeted older Ohioans between 2009 and 2014. Dennis Flood, 64, of Brunswick, pleaded guilty in... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Health insurance companies finalize higher rates in Idaho BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have released the final rate increases fo
Health insurance companies finalize higher rates in Idaho
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 5 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have released the final rate increases for health insurance plans in Idaho for 2016. Blue Cross of Idaho Health Service has the most rate hikes, averaging... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Man sentenced for embezzling more than $30K from Santa Clara County residentsA 46-year-old man was sentenced to embezzling more than $30,000 from people in
Man sentenced for embezzling more than $30K from Santa Clara County residents
Oakland Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
A 46-year-old man was sentenced to embezzling more than $30,000 from people in Santa Clara County, a deputy district attorney said Tuesday. Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Deborah Ryan sentenced Ernie Boyd Morris last Tuesday to six months... Read more
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The News & Observer
BCBS says it spent $365M more than required on claims in 2014 | News & Observer August 26, 2015 Insurer is issuing data to justify a pen
BCBS says it spent $365M more than required on claims in 2014
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer August 26, 2015 Insurer is issuing data to justify a pending 35 percent rate increase request in... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Norcross insurance broker sentenced to federal prison on fraud chargesFormer insurance broker John Paul Kill was sentenced to four years in federal p
Norcross insurance broker sentenced to federal prison on fraud charges
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 5 days ago
Former insurance broker John Paul Kill was sentenced to four years in federal prison in connection to charges of insurance fraud. (Special Photo) The former operator of Appeal Insurance Agency, LLC, John Paul Kill, has been sentenced to four years... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in California policy pricing caseLOS ANGELES -- Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the Cali
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in California policy pricing case
Inside Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the California Department of Insurance in connection to claims that the company had discriminatory auto-insurance pricing. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1Pw33YI )... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in California policy pricing caseLOS ANGELES -- Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the Cali
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in California policy pricing case
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the California Department of Insurance in connection to claims that the company had discriminatory auto-insurance pricing. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1Pw33YI )... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in policy pricing caseLOS ANGELES (AP) - Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in policy pricing case
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 6 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the California Department of Insurance in connection to claims that the company had discriminatory auto-insurance pricing. The Los Angeles Times reports... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in policy pricing caseLOS ANGELES (AP) - Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the
Geico agrees to $6 million settlement in policy pricing case
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Geico has agreed to pay $6 million in a settlement with the California Department of Insurance in connection to claims that the company had discriminatory auto-insurance pricing. The Los Angeles Times reports... Read more
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NBC San Diego
GEICO Settles For $6 Million Over Discriminatory QuotesAs part of a settlement with the Department of Insurance, GEICO has agreed to p
GEICO Settles For $6 Million Over Discriminatory Quotes
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
As part of a settlement with the Department of Insurance, GEICO has agreed to pay $6 million for giving misleading and discriminatory quotes. The Consumer Federation of California discovered GEICO’s website misrepresented a $100,000/$300,000 limit... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Geico will pay $6 million to settle rate-discrimination charges SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Geico, the auto insurance unit of Warren Buffett’s Berks
Geico will pay $6 million to settle rate-discrimination charges
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Geico, the auto insurance unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has agreed to pay $6 million to settle charges it discriminated based on gender,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Geico agrees to $6-million settlement in discriminatory pricing caseGeico has agreed to pay $6 million and change discriminatory auto-insurance pri
Geico agrees to $6-million settlement in discriminatory pricing case
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
Geico has agreed to pay $6 million and change discriminatory auto-insurance pricing in a settlement announced Monday with the California Department of Insurance. The insurer, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, was misrepresenting the minimum... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Search for windstorm board members ongoing, hurricane season peak approachesAUSTIN — The hunt for new board members for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Assoc
Search for windstorm board members ongoing, hurricane season peak approaches
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 7 days ago
AUSTIN — The hunt for new board members for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association is pushing past an original deadline as hurricane season amps up. A new law, Senate Bill 900 from state Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, makes changes to the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Molina eyes growth in revenue, members with HealthPlus dealChristine Surdock: Adding HealthPlus an opportunity to expand. Seeing a perfec
Molina eyes growth in revenue, members with HealthPlus deal
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
Christine Surdock: Adding HealthPlus an opportunity to expand. Seeing a perfect opportunity for growth, Molina Healthcare of Michigan, the state's second-largest Medicaid HMO, is expected to add $300 million in annual revenue as it absorbs the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
CHARGED: 3 accused of providing false info on insurance applicationThree people from New Hanover County are facing charges for providing false inf
CHARGED: 3 accused of providing false info on insurance application
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
Three people from New Hanover County are facing charges for providing false information on an insurance application and rate evasion. According to the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Jody Ross Branham, 44, and Juan Jarquin Vasquez, 27, are... Read more
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The Morning Call
Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley's ReStore and Northampton County debut latex paint recycling programand other company newsHabitat for Humanity's ReStore and Northampton County debut recycling program
Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley's ReStore and Northampton County debut latex paint recycling programand other company news
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Habitat for Humanity's ReStore and Northampton County debut recycling program Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley's ReStore and Northampton County recenlty debuted the region's first latex paint recycling program called Re|Mix. It will give... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan May See Smaller Health Insurance Cost Increases Next YearStarting next year, people and small businesses in Michigan could see smaller h
Michigan May See Smaller Health Insurance Cost Increases Next Year
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 12 days ago
Starting next year, people and small businesses in Michigan could see smaller health insurance cost increases. In 2016, the Department of Insurance and Financial Services says individual rates will increase about 6.5 percent. Small group plans will... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Health insurance rate hikes approved as requested for 2016Michigan individual and small-group 2016 rate hikes Small group business custo
Health insurance rate hikes approved as requested for 2016
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 12 days ago
Michigan individual and small-group 2016 rate hikes Small group business customers will face an average of 1 percent increase in health insurance rates in 2016 while individuals will pay an average 6.5 percent rate hike, according to rates approved... Read more
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MLive.com
HealthPlus closing Saginaw, Troy offices, will keep half its staff after layoffsFLINT TWP, MI -- With layoffs, changes in services and the sale of its Medicaid
HealthPlus closing Saginaw, Troy offices, will keep half its staff after layoffs
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
FLINT TWP, MI -- With layoffs, changes in services and the sale of its Medicaid and MIChild business units, several major changes await incoming HealthPlus President and CEO Michael Genord as he steps into the job. In an interview with The Flint... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
HealthPlus nears turnaround as it prepares for business unit sale to MolinaPhoto by HealthPlus of Michigan Mike Genord, currently chief medical officer, w
HealthPlus nears turnaround as it prepares for business unit sale to Molina
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 12 days ago
Photo by HealthPlus of Michigan Mike Genord, currently chief medical officer, will succeed CEO Nancy Jenkins on Sept. 1. HealthPlus of Michigan, a Flint-based HMO under state supervision for financial losses since March, expects to complete its... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groupsLANSING, Mich. (AP) — State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and sma
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groups
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and small businesses will see smaller health insurance cost increases next year. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services said Tuesday that for 2016, individual rates... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groupsLANSING, Mich. (AP) — State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and sma
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groups
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and small businesses will see smaller health insurance cost increases next year. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services said Tuesday that for 2016, individual rates... Read more
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News 10 WILX
State Health Plans Going Up 6.5% Next YearLANSING, Mich. (AP) -- State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and sm
State Health Plans Going Up 6.5% Next Year
News 10 WILX / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and small businesses will see smaller health insurance cost increases next year. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services said Tuesday that for 2016, individual rates... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groupsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and sma
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groups
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and small businesses will see smaller health insurance cost increases next year. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services said Tuesday that for 2016, individual rates... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groupsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and sma
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groups
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and small businesses will see smaller health insurance cost increases next year. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services said Tuesday that for 2016, individual rates... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groupsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and sma
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groups
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and small businesses will see smaller health insurance cost increases next year. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services said Tuesday that for 2016, individual rates... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groupsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and sma
State health plan rates rising for individuals, small groups
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - State insurance regulators say Michigan residents and small businesses will see smaller health insurance cost increases next year. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services said Tuesday that for 2016, individual rates... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramEleven cadets graduated Aug. 4 from Nash Community College’s Center for Law Enf
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 15 days ago
Eleven cadets graduated Aug. 4 from Nash Community College’s Center for Law Enforcement Excellence in the 42nd Basic Law Enforcement Training Night Academy. Graduates are Wesley Earl Morris of Rocky Mount, Daniel Chesson Scott of Tarboro, Asheley... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Rauner Appointee Leaves Top Post At Get Covered Illinois -Updated: Friday, August 14 2015, 10:06 PM CDTCHICAGO (AP) -- Get Covered Illino
Rauner Appointee Leaves Top Post At Get Covered Illinois -
FOX Illinois / Posted 16 days ago
Updated: Friday, August 14 2015, 10:06 PM CDTCHICAGO (AP) -- Get Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three months ahead of the annual enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law. Illinois Department of Insurance... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered IllinoisGet Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three months ahead of the
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered Illinois
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 17 days ago
Get Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three months ahead of the annual enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law. Illinois Department of Insurance spokeswoman Alissandra Calderon says Karin Zosel's last day was... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered IllinoisGet Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three months ahead of the
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 17 days ago
Get Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three months ahead of the annual enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law. Illinois Department of Insurance spokeswoman Alissandra Calderon says Karin Zosel's last day was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Head of Obamacare in Illinois leaves after 5 monthsThe top official in Illinois overseeing health insurance plans through Obamacar
Head of Obamacare in Illinois leaves after 5 months
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
The top official in Illinois overseeing health insurance plans through Obamacare has left her job after just five months, raising questions about who will oversee the program as thousands of residents prepare to sign up for the third year of... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered IllinoisCHICAGO (AP) - Get Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three month
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 17 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Get Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three months ahead of the annual enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law. Illinois Department of Insurance spokeswoman Alissandra Calderon says Karin... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered IllinoisCHICAGO (AP) - Get Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three month
Rauner appointee leaves top post at Get Covered Illinois
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 17 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Get Covered Illinois has lost its director less than three months ahead of the annual enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law. Illinois Department of Insurance spokeswoman Alissandra Calderon says Karin... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois Obamacare chief exits after five months in top jobKarin Zosel, executive director at Get Covered Illinois since March, has left t
Illinois Obamacare chief exits after five months in top job
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
Karin Zosel, executive director at Get Covered Illinois since March, has left the state public health insurance exchange. A spokeswoman for the Illinois Department of Insurance, which absorbed the online marketplace on Aug. 1, confirmed Zosel's... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
IRS drops a bomb on small employers» Annual ‘tax’ would be $36,500 per worker for noncompliance with Obamacare By
IRS drops a bomb on small employers
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 18 days ago
» Annual ‘tax’ would be $36,500 per worker for noncompliance with Obamacare By JACK WEATHERLY Employers with fewer than 50 employees were promised a break by not having to provide group health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. But now the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Algonquin woman admits to workers' compensation fraudTracy D. Williams, 46, also known as Tracy Wanker, pleaded guilty on July 29 to
Algonquin woman admits to workers' compensation fraud
Northwest Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Tracy D. Williams, 46, also known as Tracy Wanker, pleaded guilty on July 29 to felony workers' compensation fraud in Kane County. She was sentenced to two years of probation, and ordered to pay $14,737.80, as well as a $750 fine, and related court... Read more
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