Exide Life shows how to ‘insure’ profits from COVID-19

“In February 2020, the plan was to double the industry growth. That scenario changed once the lockdown was announced. Now, it is all about cost-efficiency. We will be ready for expansion when the market situation is conducive. But we are still cautious on costs,” he added.

As COVID-19 ravages the country, insurers and employers need to step up for patients with debilitating diseases

To compound matters, CMS recently put forth a new Notice of Proposed Rule Making for Medicaid (comment period closed on July 20) aiming to address accumulators, but the rule is contradictory to the NBPP change. Should the proposed rule go into effect, it would require drug manufacturers to include the value of patient assistance programs […]

Insurance for health workers well publicised, govt. tells HC

The submissions were made in reply to a public interest litigation petition filed by advocate A.P. Suryaprakasam, seeking adequate insurance coverage to all frontline workers. In his status report, the Health Secretary said the Prime Minister’s insurance scheme, implemented by the New India Assurance Company Ltd., came into effect from March 30 initially for 90 […]

Pandemic reveals flaws of unemployment insurance programs

New claims for unemployment benefits were averaging roughly 200,000 nationwide a week before the pandemic — a manageable level for state agencies that had largely been neglected during the longest stretch of growth in modern U.S. history. But the coronavirus lockdowns spurred 3.3 million new claims between March 15 and March 22, a then-record that […]

Amazon sale: Bathroom shelves and racks at up to 50% off

Multi-Purpose Shelf for Bathroom The 14″ X 5″ inches bathroom shelf, much of which is multipurpose, is designed from MS Sheet with powder coating over its surface. It can be easily installed to the wall where you can put shampoo, perfumes, bottles, etc. The sturdy and sleek bathroom shelf can be purchased for Rs 299.

Nippon Life India AMC appoints Parekh Ashvin as Independent Director

Parekh Ashvin has been appointed as an independent director of Nippon Life India Asset Management (NAM India), asset manager of asset manager of Nippon India Mutual Fund (NIMF) for a period of five years.He has more than 40 years of rich experience in business and operational strategies in banking, insurance, asset management and para-banking institutions […]

British pilot’s lungs recover by 50 per cent: doctors

Although his health has seen improvement, deputy health minister Nguyễn Thanh Long on Wednesday established a steering committee and task force consisting of top-tier doctors specialising in treating this particular case, including preparing for a lung transplant and performing post-surgical care. 

A bug’s life! Amazing macro pictures of tiny insects in Indonesia captured on a MOBILE PHONE camera

Pictured: This blue-banded bee refuses to move and throws a hard stare at the camera. Unlike most other species of bees, the blue-banded insect is a solitary bee, meaning that the adult fee will mate and construct a clay soil nest by herself. Their unique name comes from the metallic blue stripes that twist around […]

California health insurance rates increase slightly for 2021

From 2015 through 2019, monthly premiums in California’s marketplace increased an average of 8.5 percentage points per year. But since then, California’s Democratic-controlled Legislature and governor have passed laws aimed at getting more healthier people to buy coverage — including taxing people who refuse to buy health insurance and offering new subsidies to people who […]

Gordon Murray T.50 Debuts With Fan-Assist, Major McLaren F1 Vibes

Passengers have a large amount of usable storage space, with a combined 30 litres of interior stowage across five compartments – one above each passenger’s footrest, another under each passenger seat, plus one behind the driver’s headrest. Set within the left and right rear haunches of the car are vertical-load luggage compartments, each with around […]