- Court denies religious groups seeking 'contraceptive mandate' opt-out
Religious charities and schools seeking an outright exemption to the health care reform law’s so-called prescription “contraceptive mandate” were denied again on Friday in federal court.
- Life insurer Symetra in talks to sell itself: Sources
(Reuters) — Symetra Financial Corp., a U.S. life insurance company with a market capitalization of around $2.9 billion, has been exploring the possibility of selling itself in recent months, according to people familiar with the matter.
- ADP offers health exchange for full-time and contingent workers
Human resources and benefits administration technology provider ADP L.L.C. has launched a private exchange that enables employers to assist both full-time employees and those ineligible for employer-sponsored coverage in selecting health plans.
- FIFA launches internal probe of alleged corruption: Sources
(Reuters) — Soccer’s world governing body, FIFA, has launched an internal investigation of alleged corruption, two people familiar with the matter said, in a development that may signal greater cooperation with criminal probes by U.S.
- Broker acquires tower construction specialty coverage firm
Hunt Valley, Maryland-based wholesale broker All Risks Ltd. has acquired Austin, Texas-based Tower Program Insurance Services Inc.
- Delaware forgoes state-run health insurance exchange
Delaware state officials have disclosed that the state will not set up a health insurance exchange, with eligible state residents continuing to receive coverage through the federal exchange.
- U.K. gives insurers leeway with sudden premium tax changes
Insurers preparing for increased premium taxes in the United Kingdom have been given some flexibility in how they file their returns to the government, the Association of British Insurers announced Friday.
- FedEx contract driver's workers comp claim can proceed
A self-employed Nevada worker should not automatically be denied workers compensation benefits just because the worker did not produce evidence of his salary, the Nevada Supreme Court has ruled.
- Willis Re names global chairman
Paddy Jago has been appointed global chairman of Willis Group Holdings P.L.C.’s Willis Re unit, effectively immediately, Willis announced Friday.