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    Newsmakers with Karen Ignagni

    Karen Ignagni talked about the Affordable Care Act and its effect on competition among insurers. She described the insurance industry’s experience with state marketplaces,…

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    National Flood Insurance Program

    Orice Williams Brown talked about the history of the National Flood Insurance Program and recent changes made to the program in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. He also…

    337 views
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    History of Supplemental Security Income

    Professor Edward Berkowitz spoke about the history and policy of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which provides benefits to low-income elderly and disabled citizens. He argued…

    315 views
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    Health Insurance Industry

    Panelists talked about the Affordable Care Act’s impact on the insurance industry and employers. Two of the panelists argued the law is not perfect and that Congress should work…

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    Census Data on Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance

    David Johnson of the U.S. Census Bureau and Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution talked about data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual report on income, poverty and health…

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    Post-Recession Business Opportunities

    An insurance executive and a pension investment manager spoke about how their industries have changed since the 2008 financial crisis. Among the topics they addressed were business…

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    Book Discussion on The AIG Story

    Maurice Greenberg, former CEO of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), talked about his book, The AIG Story, in which he chronicles the rise and fall of the international insurance…

    1,079 views
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    Health Care Policy and the States

    Colorado, Rhode Island, and New Mexico officials talked about the process of setting up in their state health insurance exchanges, which were part of the 2010 health care…

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    Health Care Policy Impact on Health Insurers

    Panelists talked about at how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would impact consumers, employers, and insurers, and some of the actions that could be taken by government and the health care…

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    Lessons from Disasters

    Margareta Wahlstrom and Craig Fugate spoke at a conference on the impact and response of natural and man-made disasters, along with environmental challenges, to help develop recommendations…

    514 views
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    Health Care, Insurance and Medicare

    Bruce Broussard spoke about health care, insurance, and Medicare. Topics included the Affordable Care Act (the health care law), new approaches to integrating delivery systems, the…

    227 views
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    Review of the National Flood Insurance Program

    Witnesses testified about long-term re-authorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and issues relating to re-authorization and reform, including levee…

    163 views
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    Cost of Hurricane Irene

    Charles Watson was interviewed by phone about the costs of damage from Hurricane Irene, including insurance coverage and deductibles, and methods used for calculating the damage.

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    Natural Disasters and Insurance

    Robert Hartwig talked about damage costs from and insurance coverage for Hurricane Irene, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. At the time of the program,…

    319 views
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    Reauthorization of National Flood Insurance program

    Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate testified on reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program, which allows communities to buy federally-backed flood…

    170 views
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    National Flood Insurance Program

    Orice Williams Brown talked about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), its history, as well as what victims of the current flooding of the Mississippi River can expect from the…

    222 views
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the latest Medicare trustees report that said funds that will run out in 2024, five years sooner than projected in the previous year’s report.

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    National Flood Insurance Program Reform

    Craig Fugate testified before the House Financial Services Committee about proposals to reform the National Flood Insurance Program.

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    National Flood Insurance Program

    Ben McKay talked about the National Flood Insurance Program. Topics included eligibility for the program and the impact on homeowners in flood-prone regions of uncertainty about…

    475 views
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    National Flood Insurance Program

    The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity held a hearing on the National Flood Insurance Program. The program insures more than 5.5…

    304 views
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