Covid Spurs Biggest Rise in Life-Insurance Payouts in a Century

Covid Spurs Biggest Rise in Life-Insurance Payouts in a Century

This post was originally published on this siteDeath-benefit payments rose 15.4% in 2020 to $90.43 billion, mostly due to the pandemic, according to the American Council of Life Insurers. It’s the sharpest rise since 1918.

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Biden plan for free at-home tests faces hurdles

Biden plan for free at-home tests faces hurdles

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden announced a plan with much fanfare on Thursday for free at-home COVID-19 tests as part of his effort to tame the pandemic this winter.But the catch is that people will still have to pay the cost up front for the tests,...

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Lower premiums, more choices on Obamacare exchanges for 2022 as Democrats battle to extend generous subsidies

Lower premiums, more choices on Obamacare exchanges for 2022 as Democrats battle to extend generous subsidies

This post was originally published on this siteConsumers shopping for health coverage on the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges can likely find lower premiums and more choices for 2022 — as well as generous government assistance, according to a Biden administration report released Monday.

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