insurance http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Carolyn Maloney http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-carolyn-maloney-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Law enforcement, intelligence and lawmakers are always worried about another terrorist attack.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Carolyn Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that terrorism insurance is an important part of the equation.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93782 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Carolyn Maloney Survey Issued On Awareness Of Mental Health Insurance Coverage http://wamc.org/post/survey-issued-awareness-mental-health-insurance-coverage <p></p><p></p><p>May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The American Psychological Association has issued a survey on people’s awareness of a 2008 law that requires insurance companies to provide coverage for mental and behavioral health coverage. Wed, 21 May 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 91004 at http://wamc.org Survey Issued On Awareness Of Mental Health Insurance Coverage MA Insurance Regulators Deny Request for Increase in Workers' Comp. Rates http://wamc.org/post/ma-insurance-regulators-deny-request-increase-workers-comp-rates <p>Massachusetts Insurance Regulators have denied a proposal that would have raised state workers’ compensation rates nearly 19%. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…</p><p>Workers’ compensation insurance is paid out by employers to employees in case of job related accidents. The money covers services including medical care and rehabilitation.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:36:27 +0000 Lucas Willard 46915 at http://wamc.org MA Insurance Regulators Deny Request for Increase in Workers' Comp. Rates Survey: Many Western MA Tornado Survivors Still in Need http://wamc.org/post/survey-many-western-ma-tornado-survivors-still-need <p>A survey of tornado survivors finds many with unmet needs as the one year anniversary of the natural disaster in western Massachusetts approaches.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>Eight days of canvassing by disaster response volunteers in tornado impacted neighborhoods of Springfield found dozens of people who still need help ranging from major roof repairs to replacing household appliances and furnishings.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 11:31:16 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38170 at http://wamc.org Survey: Many Western MA Tornado Survivors Still in Need Massachusetts OKs Small Hike in Health Insurance Rates http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-oks-small-hike-health-insurance-rates <p>State insurance regulators have approved a 1.2 percent quarterly increase in small group health insurance rates in Massachusetts.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>The state Division of Insurance also said Monday that two of the state&#39;s largest insurers &mdash; Tufts and Fallon &mdash; actually plan to lower rates for the three-month period beginning July 1.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 12:48:53 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37994 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts OKs Small Hike in Health Insurance Rates