American Viewpoints

Show 2020-16 Segment 4 - Insurance Companies, Layers, and Government, Oh My! The Debate Over Who Covers Business Losses In Pandemics

Episode Summary

R. Street Institute’s RJ Lehmann informs about proposed changes being made for the insurance industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes relate to insurance some businesses buy to cover their financial losses due to disasters. The decisions made will likely affect small business’ cost of business and public spending in future pandemics.