Auto Insurers Shortchanged Drivers On COVID Rebates, Consumer Groups Say : NPR

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If you had auto insurance during the pandemic, you may have received a refund from your insurance company.

According to two consumer groups, you got shortchanged.

The Consumer Federation

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Can health insurance companies charge the unvaccinated higher premiums? What about life insurers? 5 questions answered.

The current COVID-19 wave in the U.S. is mostly affecting unvaccinated Americans, who represent more than 95% of current cases of hospitalization and death.

Given that the average cost of a COVID-19 hospitalization in 2020 ran about $42,200 a patient, will the unvaccinated be asked to bear more of the cost of treatment, in terms of insurance, as well?

We asked economists Kosali Simon and Sharon Tennyson to explain the rules governing how health and life insurers can discriminate among customers based on vaccination status and other health-related reasons.

This is a really interesting question and depends

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Nigeria: Third Party Motor Insurance – Insurers Lose N530 Billion Revenue As Accident Cases By Uninsured Vehicles Soar

Continued negligence of the compulsory third party motor insurance policy among road users in Lagos and other parts of the country despite efforts to curb this by insurers through the Nigeria Insurance Industry Data Base (NIID), is starting to have a multiplier effect on Nigerians and huge revenue loss to insurers, THISDAY investigation has revealed.

While both insurance operators and law enforcement agents continuing their fight against fake motor insurance certificate sellers and its associated problem of road accident without compensation to the third party, the greatest problem currently confronting the duo are increasing number of uninsured motor cycles popularly

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