Importance Of Insurance During The Pandemic
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Correction: On today's show, we misidentified the lead author of the mental health parity bill discussed on the show. State Sen. Scott Wiener is the lead author, and state Sen. Jim Beall is a principal co-author.
The pandemic has been financially challenging for millions across the country. Bills are coming due and people having to pay large out-of-pocket fees as the importance of insurance has become even more pronounced amid record-setting wildfires. On Insight, we'll be looking at the different kinds of insurance, their value right now, and why it matters.
- New York Times Climate Reporter Christopher Flavelle explains how insurance companies might back out from covering fire-prone areas as wildfires are getting worse
- Forbes Advisor Insurance Analyst Jason Metz on car insurance in California and the impact of telematics, a new method that uses current technology to monitor your driving behavior
- CapRadio Healthcare Reporter Sammy Caiola mental health parity, mental health insurance laws, and what a parity law would mean for the state