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What Louisville providers say about the city's large physician gender pay gap

What Louisville providers say about the city's large physician gender pay gap

The data from the report shows that the gap increased in 2018 compared to the year before. Source link

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Guard Insurance sold to Berkshire Hathaway unit for $221 million

Guard Insurance sold to Berkshire Hathaway unit for $221 million

A Nebraska unit of Berkshire Hathaway is buying the parent company of Guard Insurance Group for $221 million. Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity Co. is buying Clal U.S. Holdings, owner of Guard Insurance Group, which is based in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., according to a Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings’ report […]

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Six states get conditional approval for health insurance exchanges

Six states get conditional approval for health insurance exchanges

Six states have received conditional approval to operate online health insurance exchanges, meeting regulatory criteria established under authority of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon and Washington received the go-ahead from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to begin […]

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Court ruling gives developers property loss protection from terrorism

Court ruling gives developers property loss protection from terrorism

Utility, insurance companies, not able to pursue damages from property destruction from World Trade Center attacks on 9-11 A divided federal appeals court opinion may make it harder to hold building developers and construction firms liable for damages from major acts of terrorism that are impossible to […]

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Value of benefits begins to erode for employees, study shows

Value of benefits begins to erode for employees, study shows

While benefits remain a critical part of the overall employee experience, the perceived value of workplace benefits among employees who participate in both health and retirement plans is starting to erode, according to a new report by global insurance consultancy Mercer. The trend was revealed in the […]

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One-third of Americans say Obamacare will delay their retirement: Survey

One-third of Americans say Obamacare will delay their retirement: Survey

Although the Congressional Budget Office projects a smaller U.S. workforce in coming years as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the majority of American workers don’t believe that the ACA will allow them to retire any sooner, according to a new survey from MoneyRates.com. The […]

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Demand grows for occupational therapy, health services

Demand grows for occupational therapy, health services

Western New York’s occupational therapy and health providers say they are trying to keep up with demand for their services, and a lack of properly trained therapists doesn’t help. Source link

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Another Voice: California can help small businesses and lower its uninsured rate at the same time

Another Voice: California can help small businesses and lower its uninsured rate at the same time

While lawmakers in Washington, D.C., spent the last two years doing all they could to pull apart the threads of the Affordable Care Act, California led the way in expanding access to health care. Yet millions here remain uninsured, including many entrepreneurs and small-business employees. Lawmakers have […]

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Cincinnati medical device firm clears FDA hurdle

Cincinnati medical device firm clears FDA hurdle

Genetesis, a Mason startup that’s developing a medical imaging device that could benefit patients with heart problems, has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market it. “This milestone provides emergency room physicians and cardiologists with access to new technology to measure and visualize the magnetic fields produced by […]

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2019 40 Under 40 Awards: David Boguslawski, DECA Dental Group

2019 40 Under 40 Awards: David Boguslawski, DECA Dental Group

Running operations, IT, recruiting and talent management, business analytics, new site launches, discount dental plan and a call center is all in a day’s work for David Boguslawski, chief operating officer for DECA Dental Group. Source link

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