Spreads Still Down, But Worst May Be Over
- For Underwriters, No News Is Bad News When It Comes to Spreads. Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer;8/13/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31201, p3A
Focuses on the decline in bond underwriting spreads in the United States. Underwriting spreads in the first six months of 2001; Difference between spreads on negotiated and competitive deals.
- Bond Insurance Covers Nearly 50% of 1st-Half New Debt. Smith, Aaron T. // Bond Buyer;8/13/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31201, p6A
Reports on bond insurance penetration in the first half of 2001. Market of insured debt; Level of insured debt.
- Swiss Re Capital Markets successfully structures and places a USD 300 million catastrophe bond of Northeast United States Hurricane risk on behalf of Travelers. // Insurance Broadcasting;5/21/2013, p1
The article offers information on Swiss Re Capital Markets Corp. which has instituted 300 million U.S. dollar catastrophe bond insurance from Long Point Re III Ltd. for Northeast U.S. Hurricane on behalf of travelers. It informs that the bond Long Point Re 2013-1 provides protection to travelers...
- And coverage for all? Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson; Page, Leigh // Modern Physician;Jul2002, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the effort to prove the economic feasibility of single-payer health insurance in U.S. Plan of U.S. Representative John Conyers (D-Mich.) to introduce a bill for universal health insurance coverage; Opposition of the National Association of Health Underwriters against single-payer...
- Health cost volatility may spur shift in self-funding. Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance;2/19/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p3
Reports on the effect of the rising health care insurance costs on businesses in the United States. Transfer of businesses from self-insured to traditional insurance services; Reason for businesses' transfer; Impact of the trend on the insurance industry.
- How we can expand coverage. Howard, Edward // Modern Healthcare;2/25/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p32
Discusses the extension of health insurance to uninsured U.S. citizens. Effects of not having insurance on people; Recommendations to provide health insurance to uninsured; Role of bipartisan compromise in getting insurance coverage to uninsured U.S. citizens.
- The Near-Elderly: Lost in the Legislative Shuffle? Grayson, Matt // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Fall98, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p4
Comments on the issue of increased improvements to medical insurance for children, and decreasing medical coverage for the elderly in the United States. Reference to a June 1998 report from the General Accounting Officer; Statistical information representing the report; Reason for the low...
- Could Producers Start 'Firing' Their Carriers? Koco, Linda // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/15/99, Vol. 103 Issue 46, p5
Forecasts the plan of several health insurance producers in the United States to terminate their carriers. Challenges and trends that producers follow; Speculations on the issues; Information on the other plans of producers.
- Update On Genetic Test Limits, State Mandates. Meltzer, Sandra K.; Kelly, Pamela F. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;3/20/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p35
Focuses on the impact of genetic testing limitations on health insurance products in the United States. Use of genetic information for underwriting purposes; Regulation on health insurance coverage; Details on exclusion in the health insurance coverage; Other issues in the insurance industry.