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Genworth terminates merger agreement with Oceanwide

After 4 years and 17 different delays, Genworth pulls plug on $2.7 billion deal to focus on revised strategic plan.

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AARP: Nongroup health was unaffordable for nearly half of adults aged 50-64 in 2019

Special Enrollment Period and increased ACA subsidies could help close racial gaps in health insurance coverage, new analysis finds

Health insurance robocallers face record $225 million fine from FCC

Bait-and-switch tactic used in scam involving nearly a billion robocalls in less than five months.

Oscar Health stock falls, disappoints in first day of NYSE trading

Oscar Health stumbled out of the gate in its first day of trading Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, sinking 10.8% to close at $34.80 after opening at $36.

NAIC Reveals 5 Regulatory Priorities for 2021

LTCI regulation and consumer data privacy among a handful of topics on the radar of state regulators.

Insurtech News: Bestow partners with Lemonade; Oscar readies IPO

Here’s a quick rundown on a couple of notable developments from some high-profile insurtech disruptors.

This state ranks best in U.S. for healthcare in 2021

Iowa overtakes Massachusetts for top healthcare performance while South Carolina repeats in last place of new MoneyRates rankings.

11 State insurance commissioners provide 12 ACA policy recommendations to President-Elect Biden

Group details six immediate or critical Affordable Care Act policy recommendations and six longer-term recommendations for the Biden administration to consider.

CMS: 8.2 million signed up for ACA health coverage for 2021

Soaring unemployment and other effects of pandemic help drive enrollment, with nearly one-fourth signing up for the first time.

Home care dominates majority of long-term care insurance claims

New study from AALTCI finds 70% of LTCI claims begin at home; most also end there.

Half of Americans can’t answer basic health insurance questions

As millions of Americans shop around for health insurance during Open Enrollment, new study finds 72% are confused about purchasing or using health insurance.

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