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Adam Cancryn

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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

Sr. reporter @SPGMarketIntel covering insurance, regulation & politics. Milleniold. Off the record, no comment. RTs = Please clap.

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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SNL: Risk & Regulation: CMS, House Republicans spar over accounting tactic used to keep co-ops afloat

snl.com — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Nov. 3 defended its use of an accounting mechanism to keep several ailing health consumer-operated and -oriented plans in business, telling lawmakers that the agency worked closely with state regulators in selectively approving a series of so-called loan-to-surplus conversions.

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.

SNL: Risk & Regulation: The short life and inevitable decline of the ACA's CO-OP program

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.
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Aug 27, 2016

And a Twitter-exclusive tidbit:  http://Healthcare.gov  CEO Kevin Counihan will be at #NAICSanDiego today meeting with regulators

Aug 26, 2016

@jeffpbyers Hot take: London is the best time zone. Get half of the US day and a couple hours of Asia

Aug 26, 2016

Which is to say, I'm out here at #naicsandiego covering all things insurance regulation/policy this weekend. Oh the pageantry! The fanfare!

Aug 26, 2016

Meanwhile I'm here for *one* morning and am all WHY WON'T OBAMA ACT, ABOLISH TIME ZONES

Aug 26, 2016

Most impressive thing about West Coasters is they're three hours behind the news cycle and don't suffer from constant, crippling FOMO


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