Monthly Archives: January 2016

Capital BlueCross Orders Theranos To Stop Drawing Patients’ Blood

Capital BlueCross, a Pennsylvania based insurer, threw another blow at the besieged privately-held health-technology and medical-laboratory-services company (based in Palo Alto, California). Capital BlueCross ordered Theranos to seize blood drawings at its consumer outlet in Enola, PA. One day earlier, Walgreen … Continue reading

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Your Insurance Agent Just Became a Robot

Insurance Tech entrepreneur Snejina Zacharia, a former Gartner executive, launched her startup Insurify last Thursday. By doing so she hopes to take a serious slice of the 220 billion dollar US car insurance industry. Zacharia had already raised 2 million dollar in … Continue reading

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Car Insurance Roundup, January 30, 2016

Car and home insurance premiums to rise 3 per cent If you’re under a tight budget and looking for car insurance, chances are you’re not going to like copping a 3 per cent rise to your premiums in 2016. But … Continue reading

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Life Insurance Roundup, January 30, 2016

Product mis-selling top-most complaint in life insurance but shows y-o-y decline | Business Standard News Mis-selling complaints which dominates the type of grievances in the lifeinsurance industry has seen a reduction in FY15 compared to FY14, said Insurance Regulatory and … Continue reading

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Funding of Insurance Tech Startups Spikes In Q2 2015

Insurance Tech financing of startups spiked in Q2 2015 by 460% year over year. As a result, 2015 was by far the best year ever as such, showing a total increase of over 350% compared to 2014. In Q2 2015 … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Roundup, January 29, 2016

Some choosing penalty fees over health insurance as open enrollment deadline nears | News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | KRNV In the biggest gambling state in the nation, health insurance is also a game of risk. “I mean, insurance is … Continue reading

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Car Insurance Roundup, January 29, 2016

Liberals urge patience with 15 per cent car insurance cut: Mayers | Toronto Star Back in 2013, when Ontario’s wobbly Liberal minority government promised to cut car insurance by 15 per cent within two years, the province’s 8.5 million drivers … Continue reading

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