$50,000 benefit term life insurance policies for free!

Two big organizations � MassMutual (Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company) and United Way of Greater High Point have joined hands together and decided to provide $50,000 term life insurance policies for free in order to benefit working families and children in the towns and cities situated across the High Point area. As a part of the organization�s philanthropic initiative called the LifeBridge program where the premiums of the individuals would be paid by MassMutual. Bobby Smith, the president of the United Way of Greater High Point is extremely happy with this initiative and is excited about providing free life insurance […]

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General Insurance Continues to Grow in Hong Kong; Defying Crisis

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 18, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report Hong Kong Insurance Market to 2013″, with rising demand for accident & health, motor and liability insurance, general insurance premiums are projected to grow at a CAGR of close to 13% during 2009-2013. Our research has found that accident & health insurance will continue to be an important contributor to general insurance business in Hong Kong. By premium, it accounts for over one -quarter of general insurance business in the country and is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 16% during 2009-2013. People […]

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Japan’s Pharma Sees Growth in Generics

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 19, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – The generics segment is a newly emerging area in the Japanese pharmaceutical industry. Currently, it accounts for just 5% of the Japanese drug market but the market size is likely to grow many folds. The government officials with a view to bring down healthcare costs are encouraging doctors to prescribe generics to the patients. Our new research report, “Japanese Generic Market Forecast to 2013,” also says that the generics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 9% during 2009-2013. The report further states that the country’s per capita […]

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Veteran-owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives

Veteran-owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives /EIN News/ New York- May 13, 2009 – A U.S. company registered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Center for Veterans Enterprise as a veteran-run business filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and with NYS Governor David A. Paterson, alleging discriminatory practices by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). Fortunately, the VA has programs for the support of veteran-owned enterprises, and I am grateful for them, said Gerard Sunnen, MD, president of Ozonics International, a startup company engaged in the research […]

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Chileans Spending More on Food Products

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 11, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report Chile Food and Beverages Market Outlook to 2013, consumer expenditure on food and beverages in Chile rose strongly during 2004-08, accounting for 51% of total retail sales. With growing awareness, changing consumption pattern and increasing demand for convenience food, the consumer spending is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6% between 2009 and 2013. The consumption pattern in Chile shows that there has been a move away from the consumption of locally produced staples towards more expensive branded products products and processed […]

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Energy ETFs Turn In Mixed Performance, Says Dr. Joe Duarte

May 8, 2009 (FinancialWire) Dr. Joe Duarte , recently noted: The U.S. Oil Fund (NYSE: USO) and Oil Service HOLDRS Trust (NYSE: OIH) are not quite in sync, raising questions about whats next for oil prices. Duarte added: Crude oil looks headed for $60 in the near term, as U.S. gasoline supplies have begun to shrink. This is both a function of decreased production and rising demand. In other words, it looks as if the inflection point in supply and demand has been reached. Thats good if your bullish on oil, which we are. The next question is where you […]

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Russian Clinical Trials Market Set to Boom

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 09, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – With the availability of the well-qualified and highly competent medical staff at lower costs and the government initiatives to encourage investments in the clinical trials market, the Russian Clinical Trials Market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of around 8.5% during 2009-2012, says our new research report Clinical Trials Market in Russia. According to our report, foreign pharmaceutical players are showing keen interest in conducting clinical trials in Russia. Apart from that, the government’s well-laid collaboration projects with other healthcare players such as health-insurers and drug makers encouraged the Russian […]

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What is International Travel Medical Insurance? Why do I need it?

International Travel Medical Insurance provides health insurance coverage for travelers outside their home country. This coverage includes emergency medical expenses, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation, return of dependent children, bedside lodging, accidental death, cost of return flight, and more.? While the regular domestic private insurance or government sponsored health insurance programs may offer comprehensive coverage in your home country, few are designed for international travelers or expatriates. Even programs that cover international travel often provide limited benefits that do not normally cover medically supervised emergency evacuation, emergency reunion, or repatriation.

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Au Pair Insurance

Au Pairs visiting and staying in the US on a exchange visa or a J1 visa must follow all the rules and requirements of their visa status. Health care costs in the US are extremely high and you do not want to be unprepared in the event you fall sick or injure yourself. Your J1 visa can also be revoked if you are found to be without valid, acceptable Au Pair Insurance. Insurance for Au Pairs is quite affordable, with plans available from $41 a month. These plans meet all the requirements and offer peace of mind during your stay […]

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What is a PPO?

PPO – Preferred Provider Organization. PPO allows patients to see a specialist without a referral from a Primary Care Physician. PPOs usually have a wider range of doctors to choose from when compared to HMOs. The direct access to specialists is good for people who have chronic illness, or in case of urgent care and emergencies. Patients can get appointments with their preferred specialists as and when required. Usually, a PPO will pay a greater percentage of the cost for a preferred provider and less for a non-preferred provider. Advantages of PPO: Patient can visit any doctor and hospital. They […]

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