- South Jackson hospital could lose Medicare funds Updated: May-24-15 1:06 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Officials have warned a Jackson hospital it could lose Medicare funding if the hospital does not change how it handles emergency care patients.
- Jersey shore still recovering as 3rd post-Sandy summer nears Updated: May-21-15 2:28 pm
TOMS RIVER, New Jersey - In the months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore, Gov. Chris Christie warned residents the damage would not be quickly undone.
- Union County homeowners won't see flood insurance surcharge Updated: May-20-15 9:34 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - More than 400 homeowners whose property lies along the Missouri River in southeast South Dakota are no longer facing a potential surcharge on their flood insurance.
- Village outlines its plans to keep federal flood insurance Updated: May-16-15 9:52 am
ESTRAL BEACH, Michigan - A small community along Lake Erie in southeastern Michigan told federal officials this week that its plans to comply with a flood insurance program include taking a resident to court to make him elevate his home.
- Citizens considers rate increase for coastal customer Updated: May-15-15 11:13 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - More than 65,000 homeowners in coastal parishes covered by the state's insurer of last resort could see their rates jump 10 percent after Aug. 16.
- Florida doctor tied to NJ Sen. Menendez to remain jailed Updated: May-08-15 6:14 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez was ordered Friday to remain jailed while he awaits trial in a separate case alleging he oversaw a massive Medicare fraud scheme.
- FEMA to ask Sandy homeowners if they want to reopen claims Updated: May-07-15 9:32 am
WASHINGTON - Homeowners insured through the National Flood Insurance Program who think they were shortchanged for Superstorm Sandy damage are getting another chance for reimbursement.
- NC lawmakers talk road-funding fix that spreads pain around Updated: May-05-15 5:26 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A proposal to narrow North Carolina's long-term transportation funding shortfall by relying less on gasoline taxes and more on driver's fees and taxes on car sales won mostly favorable reviews Tuesday from lawmakers and road-funding advocates.
- Louisville homeowners forbidden from repairing flooded homes Updated: May-02-15 3:13 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Gerald and Nancy Barton are in a fix. After an April 3 storm flooded their Louisville home, they had to tear out the floorboards and the bottom half of the wallboards. But they can't get the permits they need to repair the damage.
- Oregon health insurers seek rate hikes for individual plans Updated: May-01-15 4:46 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Several health insurance carriers in Oregon are proposing large rate increases for 2016 individual plans.
- Medicare data show contrast in generic, brand prescribing Updated: Apr-30-15 6:59 pm
WASHINGTON - The most-used medicines in Medicare's prescription drug program are generics, but the program spends the most on brand-name drugs, led by the heartburn treatment Nexium, according to an unprecedented release of government data on Thursday.
- Assurant selling or closing health insurance division Updated: Apr-30-15 1:37 pm
MILWAUKEE - The parent company of Assurant Health said it will sell or shut down the insurer, which has struggled financially since the introduction of the federal Affordable Care Act.
- Detroit mayor says he has plan to lower car insurance cost Updated: Apr-30-15 7:13 am
DETROIT - The mayor of Detroit says he'll ask state lawmakers to approve a car insurance program that would lower rates for city residents.
- Senate advances limits on hail damage insurance claims Updated: Apr-29-15 5:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Senate has voted to impose limits on Texas homeowners filing insurance claims for roof damage following hailstorms - despite opponents' worries it favors insurers over policyholders.
- Iowa students ask for nondiscrimination policy review Updated: Apr-28-15 12:59 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Students at a West Des Moines high school are asking the school board to extend its nondiscrimination policy to those who rent the school district's facilities after a local Catholic high school decided not to hire a gay substitute teacher full time.
- Wolf, attorney general seek UPMC, Highmark arbitration Updated: Apr-27-15 4:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.
- 5 insurers apply to sell New Hampshire marketplace plans Updated: Apr-25-15 2:40 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Consumers shopping for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law will have some new options for next year, according to the state insurance commissioner.
- Insurance lawsuit filed against follower of evangelist Alamo Updated: Apr-24-15 1:38 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An insurance company is asking a Pulaski County judge to declare it has no responsibility to pay court judgements against the homeowner's policy of a follower of imprisoned evangelist Tony Alamo.