Buffett, Bezos and Dimond appoint CEO for new health care venture

Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the yet unnamed new company addressing employee healthcare challenges, which will be based in Boston and operate independently and free from profit-making incentives and constraints.

New York fines Zenefits $1.2 million for unlicensed insurance sales

Zenefits has reached a settlement with another state, and it’s a pricey one. New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced on April 11...

The Lowdown on Pet Insurance

In life, we sometimes have to make tough decisions.  In case of an emergency, who do we prioritize?  Our family, or our pets?  One...

New ‘bundles’ offering provides benefits options tailored to needs and budgets of small businesses

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees while retaining the ones they have – and do so with...

Dramatic shift in retirement investment risk tolerance could be boon for annuities

Alliance for Lifetime Income study finds 1 in 4 Americans have a lower risk tolerance for future retirement investments because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 InsurTech trends expected to accelerate in 2019

Demand for skillfully acquired and implemented analytics, transparent experiences for consumers and mutually beneficial partnerships were all trends that developed in 2018, and are expected to gather more momentum in 2019.

First-of-its-kind Consumer Benefits Coverage Index illustrates benefits spending patterns across U.S.

New index provides insights and creates a model to help consumers better understand and prioritize benefits investments.

Voluntary Benefits: Term life accounts for largest share of inforce premium

Term life insurance accounts for the largest share of voluntary inforce premium by product, according to Eastbridge Consulting Group's annual U.S. State ESI and EPI Data report. Dental, short-term disability, long-term disability and universal/whole life rounds out the top five.

Half of people with diabetes don’t think they qualify for or can afford life...

New John Hancock study identifies significant disconnect between fact and fiction regarding the cost of and ability to get coverage among Americans living with diabetes.

52% of large employers now offer HDHPs as companies increasingly shift financial responsibility to...

A new study reveals that 52% of large employers now offer high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), illustrative of a larger trend: companies are altering their...