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Financial Services and Insurance Reporter — S&P Global Market Intelligence
Covers:  health reform, wall street, financial reform, public policy, sports, insurance, financial regulation

Senior reporter @SPGLMarketIntel (formerly SNL Financial), covering insurance, regulation & politics. Milleniold. All tweets pending shareholder approval.Senior reporter @SPGLMarketIntel (formerly SNL Financial), covering insurance, regulation & politics.

I’m a financial services and insurance reporter for SNL Financial, based in Charlottesville, Va.
I also run the sports site Began in ‘96, and have written for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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State Insurance Regulators Press for Reforms to ACA’s Risk Adjustment Program

obamacarewatch.org — A group of state insurance commissioners is developing a proposal to limit the amount that health insurers might have to pay out under the Affordable Care Act's risk adjustment program, New Mexico Insurance Superintendent John Franchini told SNL.

The problem with 'the problem with' headlines

adamcancryn.com — Introducing! The latest in clickable, social media-approved, curiosity-gap exploiting headlines: The problem with [blank]. As modeled by Vox: Like its cynical, social media consultant-inspired predecessors You'll never believe... and [Declarative statement]. [Ridiculous claim], The problem with [blank] is perfect for pairing with content you think is too wonky/complicated/long or - on the flip side - just outright dumb and uninspiring enough to attract attention on its own merits.

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SNL: Risk & Regulation: Senate passes 7-year TRIA reauthorization

snl.com — TowneBank purchasing Virginia-based Franklin Financial for $275M - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:47 AM Reinsurers - alternative capital is a friend, not a foe, say panelists - Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:49 AM Fed data offers insight into banks' systemic risk - Monday, July 14, 2014 3:16 PM Dire cat market persists at July 1 - Wednesday, July 09, 2014 10:53 AM Sandler O'Neill sees principal changes - Monday, July 07, 2014 8:47 AM A regular feature dealing with legislative and regulatory issues at both the state and federal level that impact the insurance markets.

SNL: Risk & Regulation: Senate likely to take up TRIA reauthorization bill this week

snl.com — Message from the Beveridge curves - Monday, July 14, 2014 9:15 AM Maybe the Fed's decisions in the late 1920s haunt its decision making today - Wednesday, July 09, 2014 11:09 AM Fed data offers insight into banks' systemic risk - Monday, July 14, 2014 3:16 PM Moody's lowers Canadian banking system outlook to negative - Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:39 AM Best of the Web, North American financials edition - Thursday, July 10, 2014 1:24 PM A regular feature dealing with legislative and regulatory issues at both the state and federal level that impact the insurance markets.

SNL: MarketWeek: Reinsurers' pricing woes mean big bargains for P&C insurers

snl.com — The state-run insurer needed to fill a $750 million hole left by the expiration of a catastrophe bond and then renew another $854 million of traditional reinsurance coverage. Given all the reports of falling rates in the reinsurance sector, it hoped to accomplish both at a lower price than it had in 2013.

SNL: AIG aims for calmer, more profitable era under incoming CEO Hancock

snl.com — Asset manager backed by AIG, Oak Hill launches - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9:37 AM AIG's Benmosche to resign; Hancock to take reins as CEO - Tuesday, June 10, 2014 4:45 PM QBE puts sale of mid-market business on hold - Tuesday, June 17, 2014 9:33 AM Carolina banks reach deal to create $30B institution - Tuesday, June 10, 2014 8:19 PM JPMorgan could lose $100B in deposits through QE reversal - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 10:31 AM After several years marked by big personalities, risky bets and financial meltdowns, American International Group Inc.

SNL: Risk & Regulation: House Financial Services Committee passes 5-year TRIA reauthorization

snl.com — A regular feature dealing with legislative and regulatory issues at both the state and federal level that impact the insurance markets.

SNL: Q&A: House reauthorization bill a first step to phasing out TRIA, Neugebauer says

snl.com — Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, on June 17 officially unveiled his plan to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, backing a five-year extension that would gradually reduce the government's obligations. The legislation is a more conservative alternative to the Senate's version and aims to set the stage for the federal backstop's eventual elimination.

Briefing Room | SNL

snl.com — Congress could be forced to settle for a short-term extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program if lawmakers cannot compromise on multi-year legislation, Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, told SNL on June 17. Neugebauer authored a House proposal that would reauthorize the federal backstop for five years, but significantly reduce the government's role and aim to eventually phase it out altogether.
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Apr 29, 2016

@bjdickmayhew @charles_gaba Yeah I've gotta look more into it. Haven't been able to separate the strategy from the marketing spin yet

Apr 29, 2016

BMO Capital's managed care/facilities analyst Jennifer Lynch has left the company, is taking job in the health care industryBMO Capital's managed care/facilities analyst Jennifer Lynch has left the company, is taking job in the health care industry

Apr 29, 2016

@bjdickmayhew @charles_gaba Yep, exactly. I haven't had a chance to look into the details yet, but that's what I've heard

Apr 29, 2016

@charles_gaba @bjdickmayhew Supports idea of exchanges more as innovation playground/niche care than replacement for employer coverage

Apr 29, 2016

@charles_gaba @bjdickmayhew Haha exactly. One wrinkle: Md & NM have said they're seeing great results from specialized treatment policies

Apr 29, 2016

@charles_gaba @bjdickmayhew Managing enrollment/costs/etc. But no one's celebrating until RA comes down & they see a more stable Q4

Apr 29, 2016

@charles_gaba @bjdickmayhew Real test is how Ill., Wisc., etc do. But it seems like they're getting better at what they can control...

Apr 29, 2016

@charles_gaba @bjdickmayhew Agreed, though keep in mind Md/NM/Mass have always been among the stablest co-ops


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