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There's a political storm brewing in Rhode Island, and coastal residences and businesses could be at risk. At issue is the accuracy of new federal flood maps for Rhode Island adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. … more
For the first time in a generation, Rhode Island has inched away from the most expensive tier for unemployment insurance rates paid by ­businesses. The reduction in the unemployment-related tax rates, which took effect in January, will be … more
Although Rhode Island’s financial services industry accounted for 4.2 percent of direct employment in 2015, the industry contributed 9 percent of the state’s gross domestic product, ranking 8th most in the country. more
Following a banner 2015, the insurance industry is poised to have another strong merger-and-acquisition year, although deal-making may not look quite as lucrative for sellers as it has in the past. Last year was the most active year for … more
Though he has no license, 45-year-old Gustavo Gonzalez routinely drives from Central Falls to his job as a custodial worker in Franklin, Mass. The native of Mexico, one of an estimated 20,000 undocumented immigrants in the state, doesn't … more
FM Global is entering into a five-year strategic partnership with Massachusetts Maritime Academy to build on the commercial property insurer’s continuing education program for its boiler and machinery loss prevention engineers. more
Sandra Niederwimmer has joined Hunter Insurance as an account executive for its commercial lines division. She is a certified insurance counselor and holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance certification. more
Uncompensated-care costs for Rhode Island hospitals have plummeted since 2013, as expanded coverage under the Affordable Care Act reversed what had been a growing trend. But millions of dollars in savings on the surface don't always … more
The birth of HealthFacts RI, the state's all-payer claims database launched last year, is a laudable and transformational milestone. Now the official source for insurer health-payment information, its primary mission is to drive improved health … more
Humana Inc. is set to exit Obamacare markets in at least two states to stem financial losses, another sign of the struggles that health insurers face in the controversial program. UnitedHealth Group Inc. recently moved to back out of most … more
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