Google Offers New Insurance Attribute for Healthcare Providers

Google recently shared with its trusted partners (including information on an attribute that will make it easier for healthcare providers to share information about health insurance networks accepted at different locations or physicians. The insurance attribute, which applies to healthcare providers’ Google My Business (GMB) listings, will be valuable to providers so long as they have access to the GMB application programming interface (API). The digital Insurer reports on google’s entry into car insurance … as well as to be superbly positioned to offer insurance solutions to the new risks that will need to … Verily Life Sciences, the health care company owned by Alphabet, is getting into insurance, the company announced today. Verily is launching a new subsidiary for the effort called Coefficient Insurance Company, which will be backed by the commercial insurance unit of Swiss Re Group.Insurance is one industry that faces disruption not only from insurtech startups, but also from established players in other industries, including tech, that seek to change the way coverage works for consumers and businesses. read more