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Brown and Swadow: Will insurers cover business interruption claims?

With all but essential businesses shuttered in Maryland, and with revenue streams drying up, executives throughout the state are now reading up on their commercial policies to see if they might be covered for the calamity that is COVID-19. A ...

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FDA requires tracking codes on medical implants

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators will begin tracking millions of medical devices, from pacemakers to hip replacements, using a new electronic system designed to protect patients by catching problematic implants earlier. The Food and Drug Administration published new rules Friday ...

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Insurers lead stocks higher after weaker Irene

NEW YORK — So much for Irene. Stock indexes rose sharply Monday after it became clear that the tropical storm caused far less damage than many had feared. Stocks rose broadly, led by insurers. The Dow Jones industrial average gained ...

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Health plans must spend premiums on medical care

WASHINGTON — Health insurers must spend most of the premiums they collect for medical care, or issue rebates to consumers, the Obama administration said in regulations issued Monday. The rule unveiled by the Health and Human Services department requires insurance ...

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