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New once-a-day pill for hepatitis C wins FDA approval

...hand over documents detailing its decision to price Sovaldi at $84,000 for one 12-week regimen.The health insurance industry has been blasting Gilead for months over Sovaldi's price, and most insurers require prior authorization before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-once-day-pill-hepatiti
On The Move

...experience: She has more than 10 years of experience in office administration and customer support in the banking and insurance industries. DR. STILIANOS KOUNTAKISNew job title: Chairman of otolaryngologyEmployer: Medical College of GeorgiaWork experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/move
Gloria McAlpin

...attended the University of South Carolina. She was an active member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She retired from the insurance industry after 27 years. Most recently, she worked as writer and account executive for The Arrest Book, a family business...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172415095
GM recall reveals gaps in air bag knowledge

...senior vice president for vehicle research at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a group funded by the insurance industry that performs crash tests and other research.If an occupant is unbelted or very small, or the car is traveling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-13/gm-recall-reveals-gaps-air
Subcompact cars fare poorly in insurance industry's new frontal crash tests

DETROIT - Subcompact cars fared poorly in new crash tests performed by an insurance industry group.None of the 12 minicars tested got the highest rating of "good" from the Insurance In stitute for Highway Safety. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-21/subcompact-cars-fare-poorl
Insurers chosen to deliver university health plan

...costs.Almost drowned out by that uproar is another state health contract with a big impact for employees and the insurance industry.The Board of Regents this week approved two insurers to deliver medical services in 2015 to University System...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-18/insurers-chosen-deliver-univ
Winter storm brings hefty payday for some Augusta businesses

...third-largest cause of catastrophe losses, behind hurricanes and tornadoes. In 2012, the institute reported that the insurance industry as a whole paid $38 million in winter storm losses to policyholders, after paying more than $2 billion in 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-15/winter-storm-brings-hefty-pay
Deep freeze might have cost economy about $5 billion

...Madden said. "However, when you get a one-in-20-year event like this, that disrupts activities."The insurance industry has yet to estimate costs, but Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute in New York...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-09/deep-freeze-might-have-cos
Driverless cars in need of legal framework, say auto designers

...future. Consumers must accept the safety and reliability of such systems, governments must pass legislation and the insurance industry needs to draw up guidelines to answer tricky questions such as who'd be at fault in the event of a crash."That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-09/carmakers-driverless-cars-
SC research lab aims to change building habits, lower costs of natural disasters

RICHBURG, S.C. - The insurance industry hopes a 21,000-square-foot lab in rural South Carolina can help revolutionize the way homes are built and stem the cost of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-30/sc-research-lab-aims-change-b