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*Fiscal year 2014 deficit estimated to fall to $492 billion. WASHINGTON, April 14- Health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will cost slightly less than previously thought, helping to slow down the forecast growth of U.S. deficits over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office said on Monday.
The Congressional Budget Office predicts that health insurance subsidies under the so-called "Obamacare" plan will total a little more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years, instead of almost $1.2 trillion initially estimated.
April 14- Insurer Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd said it offered to acquire Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd for about $3.2 billion in cash and stock. Endurance's offer of $47.50 per share represents a premium of about 21 percent to Aspen's Friday close on the New York Stock Exchange.
April 14- Insurer Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd said it offered to acquire Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd for about $3.2 billion in cash and stock.
SEOUL, April 14- South Korea's state health insurer is seeking an initial 53.7 billion won from three tobacco companies, including the local units of Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, to offset treatment costs for diseases linked to smoking.
SEOUL, April 14- South Korea's state health insurer said on Monday it was seeking an initial 53.7 billion won from three tobacco companies, including the local units of Philip Morris and British American Tobacco, to offset treatment costs for diseases linked to smoking. Philip Morris was not immediately available for comment.
The Obama administration's timeline for having ready the new health care law's online sign-up system "was just flat out wrong"
Her resignation comes just days after the initial enrollment period for Obamacare ended.
The U.S. insurance industry is as much as $9 billion short of the reserves it will need to ultimately pay asbestos claims, Fitch Ratings said.
HEALTH OFFICIAL SAYS PRIVATE OBAMACARE HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT EXPECTED TO SURPASS 7.5 MILLION PEOPLE.
"The more accurate we can make our premiums the more savings we can provide," said Kristina Baldwin, an assistant vice president at the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, a trade group.
April 9- Detroit's emergency manager Kevyn Orr showed little enthusiasm on Wednesday for a new proposal from a bond insurer to sell or securitize the insolvent city's world-class art collection.
WASHINGTON, April 9- Detroit on Wednesday struck a deal with a core group of creditors that could ease concerns about the treatment of certain bonds in its landmark bankruptcy case and pave the way for compromises with other creditors.
April 9- Bond insurer FGIC Corp. on Wednesday said it has received proposals from "credible third parties" for acquiring or monetizing the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection that would generate $1 billion to $2 billion for the bankrupt city.
BOND INSURER FGIC SAYS HAS RECEIVED CREDIBLE PROPOSALS FOR ACQUIRING OR MONETIZING DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS COLLECTION THAT WOULD GENERATE $1 BLN- $2 BLN OF PROCEEDS.
WASHINGTON, April 9- The city of Detroit on Wednesday struck a deal with bond insurers over a key class of debt in its landmark bankruptcy case that significantly reduces bondholder losses and could pave the way for agreements with other creditors.
Numbers released Wednesday by Express Scripts point to a concern health insurers have had about the cost of the overhaul's coverage expansions, but the pharmacy benefits manager cautioned that its data represent "a very early analysis."
WASHINGTON, April 9- Detroit has reached a settlement with three bond insurers on $388 million of its unlimited tax general obligation bonds, a court-appointed mediator said on Wednesday.
DETROIT SETTLEMENT WITH BOND INSURERS AMBAC, ASSURED, NATIONAL PUBLIC FINANCE GUARANTEE ALLOWS $388 MLN OF UTGO CLAIMS.
April 9- Detroit has reached a settlement with bond insurers over the treatment of some bonds in the city's bankruptcy, and a court-appointed mediator is expected to announce the details later on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city said.
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