August 17, 2018
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New York Life Insurers Directed To Identify Deceased Policyholders And Pay Unpaid Death Benefits

TOB Pays Health Insurance for Deceased Retirees, Albany Says

Northender - Oyster Bay, NY

The Office of the State Comptroller has named the Town of Oyster Bay as one of nine governments across the state that has continued paying for health insurance for retired employees or their spouses after they have died. The findings were the result of an audit of 20 municipalities from January 1st, 2005 to June 30th, 2006.

Businesses scrambling to get identity theft program in place

Businesses across the nation are under pressure to meet the Federal Trade Commission’s Nov. 1 deadline to have an identity theft prevention program in place. Eduard F. Goodman, general counsel and chief privacy officer with Identity Theft 911, says that many businesses will not meet the deadline, estimating that less one third of banks will not meet the deadline.

New Life Insurance Class Action Alleges That Life Insurers Must Determine Whether Their Insureds Have Died

Do life insurers have an obligation to check databases to determine whether their insured have died?

Audit: Dead retirees insured

Syracuse paid for health coverage of six who died, state finds.

The city of Syracuse has been paying for health insurance for six dead retirees, according to a draft audit by the state Comptroller's Office. One of the retirees died June 20, 2003, but the city continued to pay the former employee's health insurance until the comptroller uncovered the problem in September, according to the audit.
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