Posts tagged with 'insurance'
Business Support Small But Growing for Single-Payer HealthRead the rest of this entry »
While the national discussion of a single-payer health plan falls along political lines, there is a small, but growing group that sees such as system as good for business -- employers struggling to keep up with the cost of providing health insurance.
“Businesses are really angry about the system, and there is a lot of frustration with its rising costs and dysfunction,” Dan Geiger tells Kaiser Health News. Although no Fortune ...
An Ideas Incubator Is Helping Insurers to TransformRead the rest of this entry »
When it comes to digitalization and transforming their business for the internet age, the insurance industry is “lagging a bit,” says Dennis Barnes. He heads RGAX, the innovation incubator of Reinsurance Group of America, one of the largest global reinsurance firms.
Speaking recently with Knowledge@Wharton, Barnes detailed the industry’s progress toward changing the way insurers are transforming themselves to meet the rapidly changing needs of customers and to ...
The Who's Who and What's What In Business InsuranceRead the rest of this entry »
For anyone in the business of business insurance or considering a career in the industry, Business Insurance is a valuable resource. The kaleidoscope of daily articles alone will keep you up-to-date on everything from cyber risks to workers' comp. But it's the resources and reports section where the site really stands out.
We're not shilling for the site, just letting you know as we do from time-to-time about a useful ...
Insurance Jobs Are Growing, But Some Sectors See DeclinesRead the rest of this entry »
The Insurance Information Institute (III) just published a series of charts showing trends in employment in the insurance industry since 1990.
What it shows is that a previously slow growing industry -- from an employment standpoint -- began adding jobs a few years ago at a pace not seen since the early 1990s. The III report somewhat understatedly headlines one section, "From 1998–2013, Total Industry Employment Has Stayed in a Narrow ...
What You Post Could Make You UninsurableRead the rest of this entry »
The insurance industry is beginning to explore how checking your social media posts might be used to set rates for everything from auto insurance to life.
Today, the technology isn't quite there. Give it a few years though, and you might just find that video of you doing a wheelie at 60 miles an hour will cause your premiums to go through the roof -- if you can even get insurance ...