As we move into July and the Independence Day holiday nears, here are a handful of insurance-related stories we will be reading, bookmarking and sharing in the coming days: -- According to data analyzed by a healthcare technology provider, about $262 billion in insurance claims to hospitals are denied by carriers.
-- Bloomberg has a deep dive into the tax advantages of insurance dedicated funds (IDFs).
-- Here's an interesting look at yacht insurance.
-- A Hawaii workers' compensation insurer will not cover marijuana dispensaries because of the federal illegality of the drug.
-- We close with a tale of an alleged case of insurance fraud involving a car striking a deer.