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SXSW Cancellation Not Covered by Insurance
Communicable diseases, viruses, and pandemics not part of policy
"...to the Chronicle that the organization does not have insurance covering today’s cancellation...."

March 6, 2020 News Post by Kevin Curtin

Linklater Loses Insurance Lawsuit
Director will not be paid for lost archive
"...maker Richard Linklater has lost his lawsuit against his insurance company after they refused to cover the loss of..."

May 23, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New Plan Aims to Heal Insurance Ills of Small Biz
Nonprofit launches project to help small businesses provide health coverage
"...demographer, one in four Texas residents are without health insurance. Why aren't these people running out and buying insurance,..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature by Diana Welch

Did Farmers Insurance Keep Secrets From the State?
The insurer's lawyers advised keeping the "most troublesome claims" out of sight
"...An internal Farmers Insurance Group memo, obtained by the Chronicle, suggests the insurance..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Molded by Insurance
"...On Tuesday, Texas Dept. of Insurance staff presented Insurance Commissioner Jose Montemayor with a recommendation..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

"Rape Insurance" Bill Close to Becoming Law
HB 214 bars private, state-offered, and ACA abortion coverage
"...Rosses' medical bill totaled a whopping $64,000. Thankfully, employer-based insurance covered 90% of the tab. However, an anti-choice Texas..."

Aug. 13, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Senate Votes to Ban Insurance Coverage for Abortion
GOP moves to prevent health insurers from covering abortion
"...The measure bans health insurance plans from providing abortion coverage. While Sen. Sylvia Garcia,..."

May 6, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

AISD Union Leaders Butt Heads Over Insurance Costs
Low-wage workers pay more for increase in health plan rates
"...see the least gain. Now, as the district raises insurance rates, those same low-paid staff are likely to get..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Insurance Industry Owns Our State Government
"...Dear Editor, The insurance industry in Texas basically owns our state government. In..."

March 11, 2008 Postmarks

Supports National Flood Insurance Program
"...lambasting ("Hightower Report," Sept. 17) of the National Flood Insurance Program. Millions/billions of dollars are paid annually in federal..."

Sept. 27, 2004 Postmarks

The Insurance Industry Scam
A Q&A with whistle-blower Wendell Potter
"...job as vice president of corporate communications at health insurance giant Cigna in 2008, it looked like a regular..."

Jan. 21, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Insurance Rates, Round 2
State regulators aren't done yet with Farmers and State Farm
"...On Nov. 19, the Texas Department of Insurance announced that it will once again go after Farmers..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Farmers Insurance: Off the Hook Forever?
Internal memos suggest the insurer frequently mishandled claims -- and the state may not be able to investigate.
"...Internal Farmers Insurance Group claims audits, obtained by the Chronicle, suggest the..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Need to Work on Health Insurance by Exploring Options: First We Dismiss Expanding Government Programs
"...Dear Editor, After reading an archived article regarding health insurance in Texas it seems that a solution will never..."

July 19, 2005 Postmarks

Health Insurance Is a Question of Fairness
"...Dear Editor, Of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program legislation passed recently in the House of Representatives,..."

Oct. 3, 2007 Postmarks

The Hightower Report: Amazing – An insurance executive who makes sense!
Aetna goes where few corporations dare
"...I never expected to see: a CEO of an insurance giant who has an actual heart, some common sense,..."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Auto Insurance Shenanigans
"...months back, without any fanfare or notice, Texas auto insurance minimums went up statewide. This wasn't because the folks..."

Oct. 12, 2008 Postmarks

Check Out Supplemental Insurance
"...these stories every day working for the largest supplemental insurance company in the U.S. (think white duck). While I..."

July 11, 2007 Postmarks

Nixon Represents Insurance Industry, Not Voters
"...publicly embracing anyone in favor, especially anyone from the insurance industry. I commented several times during that shameful process..."

Aug. 7, 2003 Postmarks

Insurance Questions
"...Dear Editor, We all know that insurance companies would never lie. I mean, we are in..."

Sept. 29, 2009 Postmarks

Why Is Homeowners Insurance So Expensive?
"...Dear Editor, Why does homeowners insurance cost so much? Fire is the leading cause of..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Postmarks

Welfare? Nope. Anarchy Insurance.
"...being paid out here. Rather a form of national insurance. If you cut off an individual's means of survival,..."

May 4, 2004 Postmarks

Homeowners Insurance
"...foretell the likely range of outcomes of the homeowners insurance debacle. There will be some re-regulation of homeowners' policies..."

Dec. 13, 2002 News Feature

Campus Carry Passes, Abortion Insurance Ban Fails
Dems strike last minute deal after hours of chubbing
"...amendment placating Democrats. At least SB 575, barring abortion insurance, died without debate...."

May 27, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lacking Health Insurance
"...Dear Editor, Twenty-six percent of Texans lack health insurance. I am one of them. I have been without..."

Feb. 4, 2013 Postmarks

Are They Just Trying to Avoid Insurance Claims
"...trucks? Are all these companies just trying to avoid insurance claims for damage to vehicles?..."

Nov. 29, 2007 Postmarks

“Rape Insurance” Bill Close to Becoming Law
HB 214 bars private, state-offered, and ACA abortion coverage

Aug. 18, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Senate Votes to Ban Insurance Coverage for Abortion
GOP moves to prevent health insurers from covering abortion

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The 'Mold Queen' Fights Back
Melinda Ballard beat the insurance companies in court. Now she's carrying her fight to the politicians and the public.
"...Among the many high-profile combatants in the Texas homeowners-insurance wars, Melinda Ballard seems an unlikely consumer advocate. In..."

March 21, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

“Get Signed Up Now!”
Doggett highlights enrollment deadline for Affordable Care Act
"...reminding Austinites that the deadline for enrolling in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) is Tuesday,..."

Jan. 30, 2017 News Post by Michael King

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