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Uber Eats to offer couriers insurance in Europe

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] food-delivery business will begin offering an insurance package to its couriers in Europe, a move to address the conditions of "gig economy" workers.

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With no deal on children's health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For Nancy Minoui of Portland, Oregon, and Crystal Lett of Dublin, Ohio, Congress' failure to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program is not some distant tale of political wrangling.

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These states are running out of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program

Sixteen states will run out of federal funding for CHIP -- the Children's Health Insurance Program -- by the end of January, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Three-quarters of all states expect to exhaust funds by the end of March unless Congress can agree to fund it.

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Strong Demand for Health Insurance as Deadline Looms

Nearly 4.7 million people have signed up for health insurance despite cutbacks in federal efforts to promote enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.

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Obamacare sign-ups rise but overall enrollment set to fall

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of consumers who signed up for 2018 Obamacare health insurance surpassed the 1 million mark in the second-to-last week of enrollment, the government said on Wednesday, but it did not appear to be enough to grow the program.

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Obamacare sign-ups rise to 1 million as pace picks up before deadline

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of consumers who signed up for 2018 Obamacare health insurance next year surpassed the 1 million mark in the second-to-last week of enrollment on the federally-run HealthCare.gov website, picking up the pace ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline.

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Obamacare sign-ups gain steam as 2018 deadline nears

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 1.07 million consumers selected 2018 Obamacare individual insurance plans on the HealthCare.gov website during the week ended Dec. 9, the U.S. government reported on Wednesday, indicating a pick up in the pace of enrollment as the Dec. 15 deadline nears.

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Want cheaper British car insurance? Mind how you shop

LONDON (Reuters) - Ever wondered what your shopping habits say about your driving? Britain's big supermarkets have.

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U.S. judge questions Trump administration on birth control rules

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge questioned on Tuesday whether the federal government properly formulated new rules that undermine an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide insurance that covers women's birth control.

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Republicans propose to delay, pause Obamacare taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans proposed on Tuesday to delay or suspend several taxes under former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, including a tax on medical devices and the so-called "Cadillac" tax on generous health insurance plans.

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Kimmel brings son on show, gets emotional

Jimmy Kimmel brought out his son, Billy, who underwent a second heart surgery, while he discussed funding for Children's Health Insurance Program.

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Zurich Insurance to buy ANZ's life insurance businesses for $2.14 billion

ZURICH (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance has agreed to buy ANZ's OnePath Life insurance businesses for 2.85 billion Australian dollars ($2.14 billion), the latest and largest foray by the Swiss company into the Australian market.

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Prescription Drugs May Cost More With Insurance Than Without It

Some consumers are finding they can get a better deal on prescription drugs by leaving their insurance cards at home.

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Opinion: He can rescue Alabama

The insurance company Geico sponsors my home state's most sacred sporting rituals -- the Geico 500 NASCAR race at Talladega and college football, over which the Alabama Crimson Tide still rules! But would The Gecko want to move to Alabama? He is not white, sounds foreign and is, you know, kind of fey -- and this is the state that in 2011, passed the most draconian anti-immigrant law in the nation.

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Opinion: Ryan's plans for Medicare are scary

Confirming the warnings and worst fears of progressives, House Speaker Paul Ryan made it plain this week: the ultimate aim of Republican lawmakers -- and their number one priority in January -- is to shrink the Medicare program that provides health insurance to the elderly and disabled.

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Liberty Specialty Markets to redomicile UK insurance company to Luxembourg

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Liberty Specialty Markets said on Friday it planned to redomicile its UK insurance company to Luxembourg as a result of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

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Lloyd's of London CEO says still planning Brussels subsidiary

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The chief executive of UK insurance market Lloyd's of London said she was pleased about the progress of talks about Britain's exit from the European Union but was nonetheless pressing ahead with plans for a subsidiary in Brussels.

State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: Please Save Kids’ Health Care

A bipartisan group of state governors warns of the consequences of failing to reauthorize CHIP, the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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UPDATE 1-Australia's IAG makes premium sharing arrangements to curb earnings volatility

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Insurance Australia Group Ltd said on Friday that it had entered agreements to share its premiums with reinsurers Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Re.

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Mom chooses mortgage or son's insulin

Federal funding ran out in September for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and despite bipartisan support in the past, Congress has yet to pass the reauthorization. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

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Obamacare insurance options dwindle for neediest U.S. patients

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Josh Brookhart has four health insurers to choose from in Seattle's King County for 2018, more than many Americans like him who buy coverage on the Obamacare individual market.

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Tax Bill Is Likely to Undo Health Insurance Mandate, Republicans Say

House Republicans are embracing the Senate’s repeal of the health law’s mandate that most people have insurance, but they are not buying a side deal to stabilize insurance markets.

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More than 1M kids could lose health insurance next year

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California Department of Insurance seeks to suspend Wells Fargo's licenses

(Reuters) - The California Department of Insurance is seeking to suspend or revoke Wells Fargo & Co's licenses for alleged improper insurance sales practices related to the company's online insurance referral program.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

The CHIP Program Is Beloved. Why Is Its Funding in Danger?

A children’s health insurance program popular with both Republicans and Democrats is in limbo because of partisan rancor that has stymied legislative action in Washington.

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BRIEF-The Hanover Insurance Group Increases Quarterly Dividend To $0.54 Per Common Share

* THE HANOVER INSURANCE GROUP, INC. INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND TO $0.54 PER COMMON SHARE

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MOVES-AIG names new chief underwriting officer of general insurance unit

Dec 5 (Reuters) - U.S. commercial insurer American International Group Inc on Tuesday named Tom Bolt chief underwriting officer of its general insurance unit.

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BRIEF-AIG Names Tom Bolt As Chief Underwriting Officer, General Insurance

* AIG NAMES TOM BOLT AS CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER, GENERAL INSURANCE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Hub International Acquires Assets Of Desert Empire Insurance Services

* HUB INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES THE ASSETS OF CALIFORNIA-BASED DESERT EMPIRE INSURANCE SERVICES, INC.

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CVS buys Aetna in huge deal that could change health care

CVS is buying health insurance giant Aetna, the companies announced Sunday.

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U.S. Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance.

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Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance.

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BRIEF-Heritage Insurance Says Selling Stockholders May Offer And Sell Up To 2.22 Mln Shares Of Co's Common Stock‍​

* HERITAGE INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC SAYS SELLING STOCKHOLDERS MAY OFFER AND SELL UP TO 2.22 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK‍​ - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2nmZkcO) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-TCW Group Says Nippon Life To Acquire 24.75 Pct Stake In Co From Carlyle Group

* NIPPON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY TO MAKE STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN TCW GROUP

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Nippon Life says it will buy 25 pct stake in U.S. asset manager TCW

TOKYO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Japan's biggest private-sector life insurer Nippon Life Insurance Co said on Friday it will buy a 24.75 percent stake in U.S. investment company TCW Group from Carlyle.

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UPDATE 1-Trump taps Fifth Third lawyer McWilliams to lead FDIC

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jelena McWilliams, Fifth Third Bancorp's top attorney, to serve as the next head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the White House said on Thursday.

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Trump taps Fifth Third lawyer McWilliams to lead FDIC

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jelena McWilliams, Fifth Third Bancorp's top attorney, to serve as the next head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the White House said on Thursday.

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MOVES-Grieveson named L&G's general insurance IT and change director

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Legal & General's general insurance business appointed Tim Grieveson to its leadership team as IT and change director.

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Sign-up pace much slower in week 4 of 2018 Obamacare enrollment

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of people signing up for individual insurance under Obamacare slowed significantly during the fourth week of 2018 enrollment, as nearly 37 percent fewer people signed up for the health care plans than in the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.

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Mexichem says Pemex tie-up at blast site depends on insurance

MEXICO CITY, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Mexican chemicals company Mexichem said on Tuesday its future association with state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in a petrochemical plant on the Gulf Coast will depend on insurers' assessment of a major explosion that occurred last year.

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Wells Fargo to exit personal insurance business

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said on Tuesday it would exit the personal insurance business and immediately begin winding down marketing and product promotion activity.

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NY fines two Lloyd's underwriters, others for unlicensed insurance program

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Two Lloyd's of London Ltd underwriters and a credit union for United Nations employees are among the entities that have agreed to pay a total of $1.47 million for their roles in an unlicensed life insurance program, New York's insurance regulator said on Tuesday.

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UK terrorism reinsurance fund to include cyber coverage from next year

(Reuters) - Britain's Pool Re, which helps insurers pay out claims on property damage caused by terror attacks, said it will extend its cover to include damage and business interruption caused by acts of terrorism involving a cyber attack from April 2018.

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BRIEF-EMC Insurance Group CEO ‍Bruce Kelley​ sells 13,503 shares of co's common stock on Nov 22

* EMC INSURANCE GROUP INC CEO ‍BRUCE KELLEY​ REPORTS SALE OF 13,503 SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK ON NOV 22 AT $30.31 PER SHARE - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2zvniUW) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Heritage Insurance Holdings Obtains Regulatory Approval To Acquire Narragansett Bay Insurance Company And Sets Closing Date For Acquisition

* HERITAGE INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC. OBTAINS REGULATORY APPROVAL TO ACQUIRE NARRAGANSETT BAY INSURANCE COMPANY AND SETS CLOSING DATE FOR ACQUISITION

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Sign-up pace slows in third week of 2018 Obamacare enrollment

(Reuters) - The pace slowed in the third week of enrollment for 2018 Obamacare individual insurance as nearly 800,000 people signed up through the federal government website HealthCare.gov, down about 75,000 people from the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.

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Pace slows in third week of 2018 Obamacare sign-ups: U.S.

(Reuters) - Nearly 800,000 people signed up for 2018 Obamacare individual insurance in the 39 states that use the federal government website HealthCare.gov during the third week of 2018 enrollment, a decline of about 75,000 people from the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Will Cutting the Health Mandate Pay for Tax Cuts? Not Necessarily

Americans dislike the requirement that everyone have health insurance. But eliminating it doesn’t mean that they’d stop buying coverage — or accepting subsidies.

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Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill -aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump would not insist on including repeal of an Obama-era health insurance mandate in a bill intended to enact the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s, a senior White House aide said on Sunday.

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Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump would not insist on including repeal of an Obama-era health insurance mandate in a bill intended to enact the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s, a senior White House aide said on Sunday.

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Affinion seeks to sell AD&D unit to cut debt -sources

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Affinion Group Holdings Inc, a U.S. provider of loyalty programs and insurance products, is exploring a sale of its accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) business as it seeks to trim its debt pile, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Vara and Ebix form JV

* Vara and Ebix announce joint venture, to address it & BPO outsourcing in the financial & insurance sector in India

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BRIEF-Advantage Insurance Inc files for IPO of up to $150 mln

* Advantage Insurance Inc files for IPO of up to $150 million – SEC filing

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I.R.S. Starts to Enforce Health Law’s Rule That Employers Offer Insurance

Thousands of businesses, many of them small or midsize, will soon get a letter saying they owe penalties because they failed to offer qualifying insurance.

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Hedge funds bet on reinsurance recovery

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds bought reinsurance stocks in the third quarter after prices tumbled on widespread losses after multiple hurricanes in North America, filings showed on Wednesday.

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Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for Obamacare plans so far: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, U.S. government health officials said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sign-ups to nearly 1.5 million so far.

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Nearly 1.5 million people signed up for Obamacare plans so far: CMS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sign-ups to nearly 1.5 million so far.

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House could pass tax reform if Senate adds health mandate repeal: Ryan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives could vote to pass a tax reform bill that also repeals the Obamacare health insurance mandate if the Senate includes the provision in its final version of the plan, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday.

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Senate Finance chairman revises tax plan to end Obamacare mandate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee proposed major changes to a Republican tax reform plan, adding a repeal of Obamacare's health insurance mandate and making corporate tax cuts permanent while ending individual cuts in 2025.

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Op-Ed Columnist: This Tax Bill Is Now a Health Care Bill

Less health insurance for some, more tax cuts for others.

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Public Health: Obamacare’s Insurance Mandate Is Unpopular. So Why Not Just Get Rid of It?

There’s a reason Democrats put the provision in the bill. Eliminating it would reduce insurance coverage and drive up premiums. How much is up for debate.

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Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of Obamacare mandate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans said on Tuesday their tax-cut plan likely will be amended to include a repeal of an Obamacare rule disliked by conservatives that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.

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U.S. Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of Obamacare mandate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans said on Tuesday their tax-cut plan likely will be amended to include a repeal of an Obamacare rule disliked by conservatives that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.

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Republican Senator Paul to seek Senate tax plan changes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday said he will seek changes to the Senate's tax cut bill to add a provision to repeal Obamacare's requirement that Americans pay a penalty if they do not obtain health insurance as well as scale back its elimination of a federal deduction for state and local taxes.

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White House eyeing El-Erian, others for Fed vice chair: CNBC, citing Dow Jones

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is considering Mohammed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at German insurance giant Allianz, among other possible candidates, to be a vice chair at the U.S. Federal Reserve, CNBC said on Tuesday, citing a report from Dow Jones.

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White House eyeing El-Erian, others for Fed vice chair -CNBC, citing Dow Jones

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The White House is considering Mohammed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at German insurance giant Allianz, among other possible candidates, to be a vice chair at the U.S. Federal Reserve, CNBC said on Tuesday, citing a report from Dow Jones.

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AXA's U.S. insurance, asset management unit files for IPO

NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. unit of the French insurer AXA has filed for an initial public offering (IPO), according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Monday.

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Poor children benefit when parents have access to healthcare

(Reuters Health) - Low-income children in the U.S. whose parents qualified for Medicaid were more likely to receive preventive care, regardless of their own insurance coverage, a new study finds.

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Travelers says it's in 'right spot' for cyber insurance exposure

(Reuters) - Travelers Cos Inc is not looking to expand its cyber insurance business and must be "respectful and prudent" about the risks involved, the head of its specialty insurance practice said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Travelers says it's in 'right spot' for cyber insurance exposure

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Travelers Cos Inc is not looking to expand its cyber insurance business and must be "respectful and prudent" about the risks involved, the head of its specialty insurance practice said on Monday.

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Trump Again Wades Into Tax Debate, Suggesting Repeal of Obamacare Mandate

President Trump took to Twitter to suggest that Republicans cut taxes even further by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that most people have health insurance.

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Insurer Travelers says it's in "right spot" for cyber insurance exposure

(Reuters) - Travelers Companies Inc is "just in the right spot" for managing its exposure to the cyber insurance market, the head of its specialty insurance practice said on Monday.

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Trump Administration Guiding Health Shoppers to Agents Paid by Insurers

After cutting funds for nonprofits that help people obtain coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the government is encouraging the use of insurance agents and brokers.

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Amazon seeks staff in European insurance push

LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is expanding its nascent European product insurance business, according to recent job adverts, which industry watchers say could signal the start of broader ambitions in insurance.

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BRIEF-EMC Insurance Group amends by-laws and increases board size

* Says ‍on Nov 6, 2017, with Robert L. Howe leaving the board in May​, Co's board amended by-laws to increase the size from 5-6 directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Consumers sign up for Obamacare 2018 individual plans despite uncertainty

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Consumer sign-ups for Obamacare individual insurance plans were more than 600,000 during the first week of enrollment for 2018, a U.S. health agency said on Thursday, a positive sign for insurers who take part in the healthcare program that Republicans are trying to undo.

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U.S. says 601,462 people signed up for Obamacare plans in week one

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 600,000 people, including 137,322 new consumers, signed up for Obamacare individual insurance plans for next year in the 39 states that use the federal website HealthCare.gov during the first week of enrollment, a U.S. health agency said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Prudential Financial enters $1.2 bln longevity risk deal with PIC

* Unit enters $1.2 billion longevity risk deal with pension insurance corp-statement Further company coverage: (Reporting By Carolyn Cohn)

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BRIEF-Prudential Financial says ‍unit, Pension Insurance Corp reach $1.2 bln agreement​

* ‍PRUDENTIAL RETIREMENT, PENSION INSURANCE CORP. REACH $1.2 BILLION LONGEVITY REINSURANCE AGREEMENT​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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BRIEF-EMC INSURANCE GROUP REPORTS Q3 GAAP EPS $0.03

* EMC INSURANCE GROUP INC. REPORTS 2017 THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH RESULTS

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UPDATE 2-UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns about how large players place business to earn fatter fees.

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CBO revises deficit estimate from Obamacare individual mandate repeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday said that repealing the individual mandate for health insurance would reduce the federal budget deficit less than first forecast as it readied a revised analysis of a policy shift favored by Republicans.

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Humana CFO: health insurance tax, Obamacare exit to weigh on 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Humana Inc Chief Financial Officer Brian Kane said on Wednesday that the company's 2018 earnings will be hurt by 30 cents per share because of the return of an industry-wide health insurance fee and costs related to exiting the Obamacare individual business.

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Business group pushes for U.S. flood insurance reform as December deadline looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest attempt to overhaul the U.S. federal flood insurance program hit a stumbling block, but a coalition of business and environmental groups renewed their push on Wednesday for lawmakers to enact an overhaul before the program expires on Dec. 8.

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UPDATE 1-UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns over how large players place business to earn fatter fees.

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UK markets watchdog reviews wholesale insurance broker sector

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will review whether the wholesale insurance broker sector is giving value for money following concerns over how large players operate.

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BRIEF-UK markets watchdog launches study into wholesale insurance broker sector​

* Financial conduct authority (fca) has today launched a market study to assess how competition is working in wholesale insurance broker sector.​

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BRIEF-Humana signs to sell closed block of commercial long-term care insurance business

* Humana signs definitive agreement to sell closed block of commercial long-term care insurance business

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BRIEF-EMC Insurance Group increases and declares quarterly cash dividend

* EMC Insurance Group Inc increases and declares quarterly cash dividend, and announces executive officer appointments

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Brazil's BB Seguridade sees private pension products leading growth

SAO PAULO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Brazil's BB Seguridade Participações SA, the insurance arm of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA, expects a pickup in the country's economic activity to compensate for falling interest rates and keep up profitability, Chief Financial Officer Werner Suffert told Reuters on Monday.

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UK financial services watchdog to investigate wholesale insurance brokers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial services industry regulator is to launch later this week a long-promised investigation into competition in the wholesale insurance broking market, where one top executive has complained of "abusive behavior".

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Ryan says Obamacare mandate repeal on table in tax debate: Fox News Sunday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House speaker Paul Ryan said his colleagues might use the tax overhaul currently under consideration to repeal the Affordable Care Act provision that mandates individuals buy health insurance.

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Manafort pledges $12 million in assets in bid to avoid house arrest: document

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to post $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and to limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.

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Manafort offers $12 million in assets in bid to avoid house arrest: document

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to pledge $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.

Floods nytimes.com

A Broke, and Broken, Flood Insurance Program

Now, an unusual coalition of insurers, environmentalists and fiscal conservatives is seeking major changes in the federal plan as a deadline approaches.

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Hurricanes, earthquake drag down third-quarter profit at Buffett's Berkshire

(Reuters) - Bad weather hurt Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc in the third quarter, as insurance losses tied to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and an earthquake in Mexico contributed to a 43 percent drop in profit.

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UPDATE 3-Hurricanes, earthquake drag down 3rd-qtr profit at Buffett's Berkshire

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Bad weather hurt Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc in the third quarter, as insurance losses tied to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and an earthquake in Mexico contributed to a 43 percent drop in profit.

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Hurricanes, earthquake drag down profit at Buffett's Berkshire

(Reuters) - Bad weather hurt Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc in the third quarter, as insurance losses tied to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and an earthquake in Mexico contributed to a 43 percent drop in profit.

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Hurricanes, earthquake reduce profit at Buffett's Berkshire

(Reuters) - Bad weather weighed on results at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , as losses from insurance claims tied to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and an earthquake in Mexico contributed to a 43 percent drop in third-quarter profit.

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Two key Republicans agree on national flood insurance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senior U.S. House of Representatives Republicans said on Friday they have agreed on terms for the reauthorization of the deeply indebted National Flood Insurance Program.