• Number of U.S. Children Without Health Insurance Grew in 2017 for the 1st Time in Almost a Decade

    18 days ago - By Fortune

    The economy is strong, unemployment is down, and yet the number of uninsured children in the U.S. is up.
    According to a new report from Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families, the percentage of children without health insurance grew in 2017 after years of decline.
    The report said 276,000 more children did not have health insurance last year, increasing to 3.9 million in 2017 from 3.6 million in 2016. The latest measure represents 5% of children in the U.S. While not a huge increase from 4.7% the year before, it's still viewed with concern.
    The report's authors note this...
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  • China's Compulsory Liability Motor Insurance Industry Saw 80 Million Yuan Underwriting Profit in 2017

    18 days ago - By A.M. Best

    China's compulsory third-party liability motor insurance industry reported an underwriting profit of 80 million yuan in 2017, according to a statement from the China Banking and ...
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  • Israel's Hotel Industry On Pace for Record-Breaking Year

    Israel's Hotel Industry On Pace for Record-Breaking Year

    18 days ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Through the first 10 months of 2018, Israel posted an ADR of ILS806.28, which was a 7.8% increase when compared with the same 10 months in 2017. Additionally, that absolute ADR level was the highest for any October year-to-date time period in STR's Israel database.
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  • 3.9 million children had no health insurance in 2017, the first increase in a decade

    18 days ago - By Fast Company

    Despite a healthy economy, millions of children are without healthcare.
    Over the last 10 years, the percentage of uninsured children in the United States had been slowly shrinking. That is, until 2017, when it went up. According to CNN , which cited new statistics from Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families, around 276,000 more kids were without health insurance compared to 2016-which totaled to around 3.9 million uninsured children.
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