Several insurancecompanies disclosed new products and coverage enhancements in recent days.
In line with its digital innovation agenda, other corporatepartners to connect with the startup community through MaRS DiscoveryDistrict's fintech and health clusters. MaRS is a North American urbaninnovation hub.
AetnaInc. and Gateway Health created an accountable care organization to servecustomers in Virginia's Danville and Martinsville area. A new commercialhealthcare plan, Aetna Whole Health-Gateway Health, will be available forlarge-group and small-group customers this fall for an effective date of Jan.1, 2017. Also, Aetna and Gateway Health will introduce a new individualinsurance product, Aetna Leap, to be available on Healthcare.gov for the 2017open enrollment period.
Symetra LifeInsurance Co. joined M Financial Group's carrier platform as anassociate carrier, allowing M Financial member companies to have direct accessto Symetra's individual life product line.
Providence Health & Services its contract with , effectiveJan. 1, 2017.
Under a partnership, WellCare of Georgia Inc. with Oakhurst MedicalCenters' healthcare providers to improve certain Healthcare Effectiveness Dataand Information Set measures, among other things.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Anthem Blue Cross andBlue Shield's expansion of its Medicaid service offerings for BadgerCare Plusand Medicaid Supplemental Security Income to Dane, Florence, Marquette,Menominee, Polk and Taylor counties, effective July 1.
Liberty Mutual Insurance partnered with Canary, a home security startup, toprovide customers using Canary's smart home security solution with savingsunder Liberty Mutual's Smart Home Discount Program.
Intact Insurance and belairdirect an Intact Service Centre inOttawa. Through the service center, a customer will be able to drop off theirdamaged vehicle and leave in a rental vehicle, while Intact Insurance orbelairdirect makes arrangements to get the vehicle appraised and repaired. Twomore service centers are planned for Toronto and Montreal. Intact Insurance andbelairdirect are Intact FinancialCorp. brands.
BerkshireHathaway Specialty Insurance Co. made available its Professional First Architects &Engineers Professional Liability Insurance in the U.S. Limits up to $25 millionare available.
Ironshore Specialty Casualty a third-party product recall costendorsement, which covers specified costs incurred by a direct customer of theinsured in the event that a recall must be ordered as defined in theendorsement. The coverage applies on a first dollar basis and provides aseparate limit of $50,000 per policy. Ironshore Specialty Casualty is part ofIronshore Inc.
MedMal DirectInsurance Co. nowoffers medical malpractice insurance in Alabama, Indiana andVirginia.
Farmers Insurance introduced food truck insurance policiesin New Mexico andUtah. The newoffering provides licensed food truck owners a single policy that combinescommercial automobile coverage for their truck with a restaurant business ownerpolicy. Farmers InsuranceExchange is the largest of the three primary insurers that make upFarmers Insurance.