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  • Beazley introduces small business life sciences insurance

    Beazley has launched a new coverage aimed at small businesses in the life sciences industry. The Beazley BioSecure policy offers customized and flexible insurance protection against a range of exposur...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/healthcare/beazley-introduces-small-business-life-sciences-insurance-194143.aspx2330
  • QBE releases report on growing insurtech space

    Investment in the insurtech space continues to grow. Investment in the space was just $140 million in 2011; by 2018, it had grown to $4.9 billion. As insurtech continues to expand, it is increasingly ...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/technology/qbe-releases-report-on-growing-insurtech-space-193959.aspx2329
  • Lloyd's launches ground-breaking space insurance policy

    Lloyd’s of London is going into orbit with its latest insurance launch, announcing that it will be releasing a space insurance policy with the aim of entering a growing industry that could help ...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/lloyds-launches-groundbreaking-space-insurance-policy-193870.aspx2325
  • UnitedHealth's earnings projection falls short of analysts' estimates

    Major health insurer UnitedHealth Group has revealed its adjusted earnings forecast for 2020 – but the midpoint estimate fell short of analysts’ projections. The company revealed that it e...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/healthcare/unitedhealths-earnings-projection-falls-short-of-analysts-estimates-193655.aspx2322
  • Horizon policyholders to get leak sensors

    With Association of British Insurers data showing escape of water claims made up nearly a third (30%) of all domestic household claims in 2018, Horizon (UW) Limited has decided to address the issue by...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/home-property/horizon-policyholders-to-get-leak-sensors-193619.aspx2324
  • Pennsylvania Insurance Department warns consumers of insurance sales robocalls

    Consumers in Pennsylvania are being warned about receiving suspicious insurance sales calls, particularly the robocall kind. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has issued an advisory due to the inc...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/pennsylvania-insurance-department-warns-consumers-of-insurance-sales-robocalls-193584.aspx2319
  • Arch Capital closes acquisition of Barbican Group Holdings

    Arch Capital Group has completed its acquisition of Barbican Group Holdings, which includes Barbican Managing Agency Limited, Lloyd’s Syndicate 1955, Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited, and ot...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/arch-capital-closes-acquisition-of-barbican-group-holdings-193533.aspx2320
  • Patriot Growth Insurance Services acquires FL-based Shapiro Insurance Group

    National insurance agency Patriot Growth Insurance Services has acquired Shapiro Insurance Group (SIG) in Jacksonville, FL. A release said that the partnership with SIG marks Patriot’s entry int...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/patriot-growth-insurance-services-acquires-flbased-shapiro-insurance-group-193422.aspx2317
  • KPMG: The 'one-size-fits-all' approach to insurance no longer works

    To better serve millennials, insurance companies in Canada should not only be willing to transform their business approaches, but also capable of utilizing big data, a new report from KPMG suggests. A...


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    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/ca/news/digital-age/kpmg-the-onesizefitsall-approach-to-insurance-no-longer-works-193426.aspx2318

EVENTS

Conferences

Financial & Insurance Conference

FINANCIAL & INSURANCE CONFERENCE

December 09-10, 2019
Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals Strategic Leaders Event is an opportunity for senior professionals to network and learn from one another in a unique roundtable discussion format. This event is intended for the most senior management professional within a company's meeting plan...

SiriusDecisions 2019 Technology Exchange

SIRIUSDECISIONS 2019 TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE

December 09-11, 2019
The drive for growth never ceases for b-to-b organizations, and more than ever technology is at the centre of enabling that progress. Gone are the days however when a disparate, disconnected set of platforms strewn across sales, marketing an product can serve the organization effectively. An aligned...

Digital Insurance Summit

DIGITAL INSURANCE SUMMIT

December 12-13, 2019
This innovative B2B event offers a glimpse of the industry’s future, as well as presents the current state within the insurance market. This is the only forum bringing together insurance companies, agencies, brokers and insurrects to discuss digital transformation and emerging technologies tha...

Crop Insurance Conference

CROP INSURANCE CONFERENCE

January 13-13, 2020
The Crop Insurance Conference aim is to enhance the dialogue between the key players on the agricultural insurance markets of USA. Insurance, Reinsurance and Broker companies get the great opportunity to discuss various issues related to developing markets. Conference Agenda is always built to widen...

Europe’s leading insurance conference

EUROPE’S LEADING INSURANCE CONFERENCE

November 13-14, 2019
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The very best of the insurance industry comes together from across the globe for two jam-packed days to challenge the traditional world of insurance. With 4 stages of content, over 120 speakers and 800+ attendees the potential to learn, boost business and grow your network is huge.

The platform for leading insurance professionals from across the Nordic region to explore the future of the industry.

THE PLATFORM FOR LEADING INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS FROM ACROSS THE NORDIC REGION TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY.

June 03-04, 2019
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Insurance Innovators: Nordics hosts speakers from the most innovative players in the industry, covering topics such as open APIs and data analytics, seamless customer experiences, innovation and claims transformation. This year’s conference will bring together the full spectrum of the industry...

10th Annual Global Insurance claims management conference

10TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INSURANCE CLAIMS MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

December 05-06, 2019
Paying claims is the raison d’etre of insurance companies. Yet the industry lags behind, especially in this digital era, to manage claims and combat fraud without jeopardising the image of the insurance industry. Claims management is sensitive, as a wrongly-denied claim can go public and viral...

13th Middle East Healthcare Insurance Conference

13TH MIDDLE EAST HEALTHCARE INSURANCE CONFERENCE

December 03-05, 2019
Under the Patronage of the Capital Market Authority of the Sultanate of Oman, Middle East Insurance Review is very honored to return for the 3rd time to organize the Middle East Healthcare Insurance Conference in Muscat, following two consecutive successful series held at the Sultanate, to continue ...

 

Webinars

DEC 10, 2019 | 02:00 PM
NAVIGATING THE ACA AND SHORT-TERM HEALTH INSURANCE FOR FLEXIBLE WORKERS
FlexJobs is thrilled to partner with the experts at Assurance to host two highly informative events on health insurance for flexible workers. During these free webinars, Assurance will discuss the Affordable Care Act and its open enrollment period (happening now through December 15th, 2019...
DEC 11, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
HORIZONTAL VS. VERTICAL EXHAUSTION OF INSURANCE: PRIORITY OF COVERAGE AND SETTLEMENT FOR BELOW POLICY LIMITS
This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of essential issues in horizontal and vertical insurance, the interrelationship between the liability of the primary carrier and the excess insurer, and best practices to resolve priority of coverage disputes. Insurance counsel ...
DEC 12, 2019 | 12:00 PM 3:00 PM
COMMERCIAL LIABILITY CLAIMS THAT CAUSE PROBLEMS
Join Terry Tadlock as he reviews actual claims scenarios stemming from a variety of commercial liability-related exposures. Each scenario is discussed from the position of both the actual policy language as well as possible solutions. Types of coverage and claims discussed in this course i...
DEC 12, 2019 | 2:00 p.m
PROPERTY MATTERS: INSURING VACANT AND RENTAL STRUCTURES
Whether your client needs to insure a vacant office building or an empty rental structure, you need comprehensive coverage to protect clients’ investments and an easy-to-navigate online insurance product. Join this 30-minute webinar as we discuss our vacant and rental structure insur...
DEC 17, 2019 | 12:00 PM 3:00 PM
HOW SAVVY BUSINESSES USE LIFE INSURANCE TO HEDGE AGAINST FINANCIAL LOSS
So your insured owns a business, and from what you can gather, is woefully unprepared to handle adversity. Specifically, what if a key person dies? What transition plans are in place? How can folks still enjoy the fruits of the labor that the business - and those who built it - should cont...
DEC 18, 2019 | 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
WEBINAR - FLOOD INSURANCE
Completion of this course will satisfy FEMA’s 3-hour Basic Flood Insurance Course requirement for agents to sell flood insurance. Agents will gain a basic understanding of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the ability to share this important information with customers.

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INSURANCE
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Digitalization is on everyone’s agenda these days, and there are more efficiencies to be gained especially in the areas of claims, underwriting and risk inspections.DXC’s cloud-hosted SaaS offerings, powered by 360Globalnet, provide a comprehensive digital strategy for claims a...
ON DEMAND WEBINAR: THE STATE OF DIGITAL INSURANCE TRANSFORMATION
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Insurers are in the throes of digital transformation. But there are big differences within the industry based on product line, distribution model, and executive commitment to digital business transformation.Most insurers are still exploring the potential of digital technologies only in poc...
OPIOID ABUSE PREDICTION: USING SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHICS TO GENERATE INSIGHTS
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Healthcare organizations need detailed data to gain an in-depth understanding of specific populations and their health concerns so they can design effective outreach programs, manage care, and contain costs. But health risk assessment (HRA), claims, and enrollment data are no longer enough...
USING THE LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO PROMOTE SMOKE-FREE HOUSING POLICIES
The Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program is a federal program, available in every state, to promote the development of affordable housing.  States and some local communities can customize the requirements of the program to encourage the development of housing that aligns with communi...
REGULATING MENTHOL TOBACCO PRODUCTS: THE CURRENT POLICY LANDSCAPE
In this Tobacco Control Legal Consortium webinar, presenters describe litigation developments, the federal regulatory picture, and the national policy landscape in 2016, highlighting two active jurisdictions: Chicago, where enforcement has begun on its 2013 ordinance restricting the sale o...
YOU’LL HAVE TO WAIT A LITTLE BIT LONGER: PRACTICAL SUPPORT AND POLICY CONSIDERATIONS FOR TOBACCO 21 LAWS
In 2015, the Institute of Medicine released a report detailing the significant public health benefits associated with raising the tobacco sales age. While all states have laws prohibiting retailers from selling tobacco to minors, more and more communities are raising their minimum legal sa...

RESOURCES

In the first phase, insurance carriers have been through with the arduous task of heavy weight product implementations, legacy modernizations, core suite upgrades, package solution implementations, la...

The United Conservative Party Government's transparent early manoeuvres around public sector wage negotiations and the heavy hints found in a paper by the chair of Premier Jason Kenney's "...

The link between poverty and health outcomes is well recognized. Recent Health Affairs Health Policy Briefs on these trends have shown a strong connection between people’s income and their healt...

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new primary care payment models designed to increase the share of clinicians that accept value-based payments. This announcement b...

When it comes to health care, the United States is witnessing two fundamentally incompatible trend lines. High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) represent an increasing share of the health insurance Mar...

Preston Newby was a youth minister. He and his wife, Tara, were driving with their son to visit family-excited to announce a new baby on the way. In the keeping with the kind of person Preston was, he...

Before we begin today, a quick refresher. Life insurance provides financial protection for your loved ones in the event of your death. A life insurance policy usually pays a guaranteed amount of money...

When applying for life insurance online, you’ll be asked to name a beneficiary for your policy. This is an important step in the buying process because properly naming a beneficiary and providin...

When you’ve already got loads on your plate, organising your business insurance can seem pretty daunting. But, as you’re probably aware, insurance is one of those things that you really do...