April 4, 2011 In a plan to trim federal spending, Republicans would shift Medicare coverage to private companies. The proposal, which would apply to people under 55, would also transfer financial risks from the government to individuals.
March 22, 2011 As the federal law overhauling health care turns one year old, opponents and supporters are finding some creative ways to mark the occasion. Doughnut hole bake sale, anyone?
March 21, 2011 Big insurers are investing in a wide range of businesses that are lightly regulated and growing fast. Prospects for non-insurance enterprises look better in the wake of the big federal health law.
February 16, 2011 The conservative group FreedomWorks recommends a system of vouchers to replace Medicare, Medicaid and provisions of the new health law.
October 19, 2010 Computer models are fine, but sometimes the only way to measure the effects of major disasters on buildings is to destroy a house (or nine). Today, the insurance industry opened a massive new lab to test disasters.