Archive for March 10th, 2011

Obama Care or Crony Care? You Decide

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

The Obama administration has granted waivers or adjustments to five states and more than 1,000 unions, companies, and other organizations representing nearly 3 million people who no longer have to comply with healthcare-reform requirements — for now.

That news comes despite two looming congressional investigations into whether politics influences who received a waiver — what one GOP congressman is calling “crony care.”

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Capson Physicians Insurance Licensed In Six More States

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Austin, Texas-based Capson Physicians Insurance Co. announced it is licensed to underwrite in six additional states: Alaska, Arizona, Louisiana, Indiana, Missouri and Nevada.

Capson’s medical malpractice protection is now available to healthcare providers in a total of 18 states.

Capson, which launched late last year with investors including BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners L.P. and Beazley Investments Ltd., allows users to acquire medical malpractice coverage through an online model.