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Recent rains causing problems for farmers

...amount. He and other farmers have already put in calls to their insurance adjustors.Andy Stanley, an Armtech Insurance claims supervisor covering Georgia and South Carolina, said there isn't an estimate yet on the crop loss in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-16/recent-rains-causing-problems
More precise medical codes aim to track quality of care

...when the nation's physicians and hospitals must start using a massive new coding system to describe your visit on insurance claims so they get paid.Today, U.S. health providers use a system of roughly 14,000 codes to designate a diagnosis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-09-09/more-precise-medical-codes-a
Doctors face deadline for adopting more precise medical coding system for billing

...when the nation's physicians and hospitals must start using a massive new coding system to describe your visit on insurance claims so they get paid.Today, U.S. health providers use a system of roughly 14,000 codes to designate a diagnosis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-07/doctors-face-deadline-adop
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...With the higher threshold, many more Americans - from fast food and retail supervisors to bank branch managers and insurance claims adjusters - would become eligible for overtime.A threshold of $984 a week would cover 15 million people, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/boosting-overtime-obama-ca
Hit-and-run death lacks guilty plea, goes to trial

...apart."Defense attorney Danny Durham said his client was not trying to hide evidence, adding Provost had cashed an insurance claim and was repairing his truck from a parking-lot fender bender two months before the accident.He said Provost was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-02/hit-and-run-death-lack
Small businesses hurt in Baltimore riots face recovery hurdles

...from civil unrest is covered under standard business insurance policies, many businesses lack adequate coverage.Insurance claims usually result in higher premiums, said Maryland Insurance Commis sion er Al Redmer, Jr. He said insured losses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-30/small-businesses-hurt-balt
Pam Tucker celebrates 37 years in local emergency management

...will recertify in April.Three years later, she began working with an architect for 15 months to transform an old insurance claim center with no dividing walls into a 7,000-square-foot, state-of-the art Emergency Operations Center in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-08/pam-tucker-celebrates-37-yea
Health insurance giant's database hacked

...the nation's second-largest insurer, said it has yet to find any evidence that medical information such as insurance claims or test results was targeted or taken in the "very sophisticated" cyberattack that it discovered last week. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/health-insurance-giants-da
Law license for Augusta lawyer reinstated

...The document assured an insurance company that a client's medical bills would be paid from the proceeds of the insurance claim paid in connection with a vehicle accident.Nicholson also faces a contempt of court citation for his conduct before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/law-license-augusta-la
Augusta unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent

...percent in November 2013.The rate fell as new jobs were added and new layoffs, as measured by initial unemployment insurance claims, dropped.The six-county metro area added 1,500 new jobs in November, pushing the total to 226,900, up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-25/augusta-unemployment-rate-