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McCarty to HHS: Florida Already Damaged by Agent Commissions in MLR

WASHINGTON—The state of Florida continues to carry the banner of agents on the medical loss ratio issue, asking federal health regulators to review its decision not to exempt Florida from the rule.

In a Dec. 30 letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation says the provision of the healthcare insurance reform law limiting administrative costs to 20 percent of premiums is harming the state's insurance market.

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Robert W. Hansen Jr., a fourth-generation insurance professional, reflects on what drives him to keep selling after more than 30 years in the business.

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Taiwan earthquake collapses two high-rises. Shoddy construction investigated

The Taiwanese government has ordered an investigation into a building's collapse, as images show tin cans built into the walls of the toppled complex.

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