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Hurricane Ian claims could upend Florida home insurance market: analysts

Hurricane Ian claims could upend Florida home insurance market: analysts

After making its destructive path through Florida, Hurricane Ian could cause fatal damage to the state’s home insurance market, posing a potential political headache for Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. Long before the storm, Florida’s property insurance system was a mess. Hundreds of thousands of Florida homeowners have lost their private insurance policies over the past …

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Florida's insurance woes could further aggravate Ian's economic anger

Florida’s insurance woes could further aggravate Ian’s economic anger

ORLANDO — The economic devastation left by Hurricane Ian in Florida is likely to put additional strain on the state’s fragile insurance system. According to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, about a dozen companies that provide homeowners insurance in Florida have gone insolvent in the past two years, leaving hundreds of thousands of homeowners …

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Hurricane Ian reignites panic in Florida insurance market

Hurricane Ian reignites panic in Florida insurance market

State lawmakers have attempted to address the issue in recent years, but have done little to stem lingering concerns. In May, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican, signed a bipartisan property insurance reform bill into law, aimed at bringing some relief to Floridians. Law paid $2 billion in reinsurance assistance program and $150 million in …

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Madrona Venture Labs spin-out aims to ease the pain of insurance claims

Madrona Venture Labs spin-out aims to ease the pain of insurance claims

Founders of Outgoing AI. Clockwise from top left: Stead Burwell, Jonathan Wiggs, Kshitij Moghe and Justin Ith. (Outgoing AI photos) Outbound AI has a prescription for one of the medical system’s biggest headaches: interacting with insurance companies and other payers to process claims. The Seattle startup emerged on Tuesday with a software product, PayerVA Console, …

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Weekly travel insurance rates: September 27 |  Premiums are down slightly

Weekly travel insurance rates: September 27 | Premiums are down slightly

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. It’s officially fall and travel insurance rates continue to drop from their …

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Travel Insurance vs. Credit Card Benefits: Which Protection Is Best for Your Trip?

Travel Insurance vs. Credit Card Benefits: Which Protection Is Best for Your Trip?

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Travel insurance and some credit cards can protect you against financial loss …

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