A roundup of insurance news:
BusinessWeek: Missouri Senate passes autism insurance mandate: Bill: Some insurers must cover up to $45k/year of intensive therapy for autistic kids.
BusinessWeek: BP Spill biggest energy insurance loss in more than 20 years
NYT: Does homeowners insurance cover the (up to $70k) cost of eliminating bedbugs? (No.)
WP: Safety group urges highway agency to require antilock brakes on new motorcycles: Fatalities would drop by more than 1/3, report says.
Nationwide Insurance to hire 1,400
Allstate hiring 100 agents in FL in push to boost auto insurance business
Anger against Tenn. Insurance agents rises as flood waters subside: Lawsuit brewing against agents who never told residents about flood insurance.
$350m UnitedHealth settlement means payments for doctors, patients