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Disruptive innovation threatens insurance industry

If you haven't heard of the business term "disruptive innovation," I'm sure you at least would recognize examples of the phenomenon that has completely upended many industries. Southwest Airlines

Rate hikes won't trigger public hearings in Connecticut

Health insurers in Connecticut can breathe a sigh of relief now that they won't be subjected to a public review process before increasing premium rates. Gov. Dannel Malloy vetoed legislation that

Iowa, North Dakota want MLR waivers too

Iowa and North Dakota have become the latest states asking the Obama administration for relief from the medical-loss ratio requirement, according to The Hill’s Healthwatch. Iowa Insurance

Wellmark faces criticism, opposition to rate hike at public hearing

The general consensus during a public hearing regarding Wellmark's proposed 11 percent premium rate increase for individual policies is that it's too high. Two actuaries said the rate increase is