Ruling keeps insurer on hook
- Superfund reform unlikely in '98: Lott. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;02/09/98, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p10
Reports that according to United States Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, the Senate is not likely to pass Superfund reform legislation in 1998. How Lott feels about a $368.5 billion global settlement between cigarette makers and state attorneys; When the senator would like to see Superfund...
- Proposal well-received. Fletcher, Meg // Business Insurance;09/14/98, Vol. 32 Issue 37, p1
Presents information on the proposed Interstate Compact Uniform Receivership Law in terms of insurance in the United States. What the law is design to do; Aim of the proposal; Details on the proposal; Information on the National Conference of Insurance Legislators being a key supporter of the law.
- A cool reception for medical savings accounts. Daks, Martin C. // Business News New Jersey;01/19/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on the signing of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, 1996 by United States president, Bill Clinton. When the act was signed; Who benefited most from the act; Reference to a study conducted by the Kwasha Lipton Group; Comments from Howard Tarre, a senior consultant...
- Medical savings accounts offer tax savings. // Orange County Business Journal;1/20/97, Vol. 20 Issue 3, pB-12
Focuses on the Kennedy-Kassebaum Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act which was passed by the United States Congress in 1996. Reasons for the implementation of the act; Details on the act; Benefits of the act; Reasons for controversy over certain provisions of the act.
- Kennedy-Kassebaum vs. California: How we stack up. // Orange County Business Journal;07/28/97, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p30
Looks at how health care institutions in California responded to the mandates of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Outline of the mandates.
- Another boost in social security taxes. Block, Julian // Central New Jersey Business;1/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p21
Reports on a possible rise in Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes for 1995. Increase in the maximum amount of earnings on which the FICA taxes are assessed; FICA tax rate for 1995; Impact on high-income earners.
- Kennedy-Kassenbaum bill. Napoli, Maryann // HealthFacts;May96, Vol. 21 Issue 204, p1
Reports on the passage of an insurance reform bill sponsored by US Senators Nancy Kessenbaum and Edward Kennedy. Guarantee on insurance portability; Impact on the insured American population.
- HCFA begins work on administrative simplification rules. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p10
Focuses on President Clinton signing the law on implementation of administrative simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act last August 1996. Meeting with the members of the National Committee on Vital Health Statistics (NCVHS); Reasons on why several...
- National Disaster Protection Act 1997 introduced in House by McCollum/Shaw; 2nd bill by Lazio... // Insurance Advocate;1/11/97, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the introduction of two new insurance bills in the United States in 1997. Provision of reinsurance at higher levels to primary insurers; Reduction of the reliance on federal government by increasing the availability of private insurance; Introduction of the Homeowners' Insurance...