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Saturday 12/20/2014

Dec. 20-- MALONE-- Emergency-services officials want a special fund created to purchase smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors for Franklin County residents who need them. Enhanced 911 dispatchers field five to six calls a week involving people suspecting problems with carbon-monoxide fumes, said Emergency Services Director Ricky Provost.


Dec. 20-- Chris Ashenbrenner, Alaska's new Medicaid expansion project director, quit her job as a fisherman in 1981 because of a problem familiar to thousands of Alaskans: she needed health insurance. More than 30 years later and with decades logged in the public health sector, Ashenbrenner, 65, has come out of retirement and accepted the role of Medicaid expansion...


Dec. 20-- TRAVERSE CITY-- Grand Traverse County Commissioner Larry Inman lobbied for a local attorney to represent the county in liability litigation, but didn't disclose he received campaign contributions from the lawyer and his wife. County board members during a Dec. 17 meeting discussed bids they received from two insurance and liability carriers: the...


Dec. 20-- It has been a challenging 2014 in the mortgage business for Quicken Loans and Flagstar Bank, two metro Detroit- based lenders who rank in the nation's top 10 and are fighting for bigger shares of what has become a smaller market. Yet Quicken Loans, an online non-bank lender which employs about 10,000 workers in downtown Detroit, still succeeded in taking...

2015 LIC Annual Meeting & Marketing Conference

After two years of federal funding to get off the ground under the federal health care overhaul known as "Obamacare," the state insurance exchange's Small Business Health Options Program must sustain itself starting in 2015. But the plan approved to help SHOP achieve self-sufficiency will rely mostly on government Medicaid funding, with consumers... has released a new blog post about diseases that prevent clients from driving and from purchasing car insurance. If a driver is unable to drive, he or she will not need car insurance. Agencies may also decide not to sell coverage to someone who has poor eyesight, hearing problems or other disabilities.

2015 LIC Annual Meeting & Marketing Conference
Friday 12/19/2014
2015 LIC Annual Meeting & Marketing Conference