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2014-10-14 12:29:04

Consumers seek lower costs and better access to preferred doctors. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competition among healthcare insurance companies is about to heat up as two-thirds of Americans covered via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) say they'll change plans in 2015. A survey conducted by Radius Global Market Research (Radius GMR) shows that while most say they are satisfied with their coverage, that won't stop them from shopping around when it is time to renew. Radius...

2014-10-14 12:21:40

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer insurance company, today announced that Eric Brandt has joined the company as Managing Director and Chief Claims Officer. Brandt will oversee the strategic direction and management of Esurance's entire claims function. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111222/SF26836LOGO-b "I am pleased to have Eric join the Esurance team," said Esurance President and CEO Gary Tolman. "He brings a wealth of experience...

2014-10-14 08:29:05

ERLANGER, Ky., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Underwriter today announced that it will be publishing the popular series of insurance resources known as the Zalma Insurance Claims Library. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100316/SUMMITLOGO As a result of changes in strategic focus at the previous publisher, Specialty Technical Publishers (STP), as well as the increasingly greater need for expert, analytic content within the community of claims professionals, National...

2014-10-14 08:20:33

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), analysis of thefts of 2013 model year vehicles provides good news for consumers who are upgrading from their older models in favor of a new set of wheels. According to data from the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), thefts of 2013 models through June of this year totaled 34,610. That represents under 5 percent of the nearly 724,000 total thefts for all...

2014-10-14 04:22:28

6 in 10 do not believe the ACA has affected them, while a worryingly large share of consumers cannot afford to cover their entire out-of-pocket health expenses. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite more than $73 billion of federal government spending on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since 2010 and with just one month to go before open enrollment begins on November 15(th), a majority of Americans still do not appear to understand the impact and implications of the...

2014-10-13 23:04:39

Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of Empower Insurance (http://www.empowerins.com) to its instant binding online technology in TurboRater for Websites, its online consumer portal, in Texas. Carrollton, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the...

2014-10-13 16:24:46

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Associated Press's disclosure of unusual no-bid contracts between California's insurance exchange Covered California and well-connected insurance executives, Consumer Watchdog called upon the Attorney General of California to launch an independent investigation of various contracts at the agency with industry insiders. Read the letter here: www.consumerwatchdog.org/images/LtrAgCC.pdf Associated Press...

2014-10-13 04:21:45

Study by The Economist Intelligence Unit and SAP Finds Traditional Insurers Becoming More Experimental in Machine-to-Machine Data and The Internet of Things WALLDORF, Germany, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-standing insurance providers face an increasing threat from non-insurance companies as revealed in a recent report conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by SAP SE (NYSE: SAP). "The Way Forward: Insurance in the Age of Customer Intimacy and The Internet of Things"...

2014-10-11 23:02:33

With mega-breaches of high profile retail and banking giants making so many headlines over the last year, interest in cybercrime insurance has intensified across the global business landscape, and the CEO of Lloyd’s of London said this week that she expects that interest to surge even more. GDF’s founder discusses this burgeoning trend and offers some advice, and warnings, for businesses looking into taking the plunge. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 In an interview with Guy...

2014-10-10 23:04:52

The LOGiQ3 Underwriting Training Program and Deposit Broker Anti-Money Laundering Course is now available for purchase through newly launched e-store. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 LOGiQ³ Corp., expert provider of life insurance and reinsurance consulting and outsourcing services, today announced the launch of their new e-commerce site. The company, which prides itself on its one-of-a-kind Underwriting Training Program, will be offering all existing training modules to...


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Yakutian Horse
2014-07-04 08:40:25

The Yakutian is a rare breed of horse that is native to the Yakutia region of Siberia. It is sometimes referred to as the Yakut horse, Yakut pony or just Yakut. There are several types of Yakutian horse. The purist of the breed is the Northern type, which is bred in Yakut. It is usually bay, gray or a light dun  with zebra markings on its legs. This one is considered the most valuable of the Yakutian varieties. A second type of Yakutian is a little bit smaller, the southern type. It is...

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