Insurance

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Under Trumpcare, Having a High Fever Once Is a Pre-Existing Condition

There are horror stories of all kinds of crazy things being deemed “pre-existing conditions” before the Affordable Care Act.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.25.17
healthcare

Canadians With Cystic Fibrosis Live 10 Years Longer Than Americans

Canadians had a 77 percent lower risk of death over the course of this study than US patients with no health insurance.
Kate Lunau
3.13.17
Disastrous Plan

As a 29-Year-Old Cancer Patient, I Find Paul Ryan’s Argument Against Health Insurance Appalling

No one should have to decide between being bankrupt or dead.
Derek Mead
3.9.17
Donald Trump

Repealing Obamacare Will Seriously Disrupt How Doctors Work

It has the potential to hurt not only doctors’ abilities to treat their patients, but also their income.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.12.17
robots

When AI Goes Wrong, We Won’t Be Able to Ask It Why

AI finally works—we just don't know how.
Jordan Pearson
7.6.16
Health

Things a Criminal Could Do With 9 Million Hacked Health Care Records

A hacker is advertising 9 million records supposedly hacked from a health care insurance database. But what could they actually be used for?
Joseph Cox
6.28.16
News

Canada's Insurance Companies Want All Your Genetic Information

Canada’s privacy watchdog is at odds with the industry.
Jordan Pearson
5.13.16
Health

Review Board Rules Health Insurance Must Cover Robotic Exoskeletons

They're expensive, but "medically necessary."
Rachel Pick
2.16.16
News

NASA Once Considered Insuring the International Space Station

In 2001, NASA met with an insurance broker to discuss insurance options for the most expensive structure ever built, documents show.
Jason Koebler
4.22.15
Motherboard Blog

Lyft Put Together a Ride-Share Insurance Coalition—Without Uber

The ride-sharing app's leading a push to fill insurance gaps, but its rival Uber isn't involved.
Max Cherney
2.7.14
Motherboard Blog

Now You Can Insure Your Bitcoins

As cryptocurrency thefts continue, a UK company offers Bitcoin storage backed by insurance.
Max Cherney
1.28.14
Motherboard Blog

Businesses Better Be Ready for Nasty Space Weather

We are in the late fall, heading for a stormy winter on the Sun. Hold on to your grids.
Ben Richmond
6.24.13
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