Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Teva gains tentative OK for HIV treatment

7/23/2014

  • Drug Store News

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries obtained tentative approval for its abacavir sulfate and lamivudine tablets for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. Read More

AHIP Agents and Brokers SmartBrief

Health insurance product and policy news

AHIP Agents and Brokers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: AHIP America's Health Insurance Plans

Ark. considers HSAs for Medicaid recipients

7/22/2014

  • Kaiser Health News

Arkansas lawmakers are considering a proposal to require monthly contributions to a health care savings account from Medicaid enrollees with incomes between 50% and 138% of the federal poverty level. … Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Should dentists offer HIV testing?

7/16/2014

  • New York magazine

Eighty-two percent of Sydney dental patients polled said they would not object to receiving an HIV test at their dentist's office. Most said they would prefer a saliva swab, 15% would choose a pinpric… Read More

PCI SmartBrief

The latest news for the property casualty insurance industry

PCI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

Researchers explore risks from Wash. volcanoes

7/23/2014

  • ClaimsJournal.com

A volcano-mapping project is underway in Washington as geophysicists conduct seismic studies in the Cascade Range. "We'd like to better understand their inner workings in order to better predict when … Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

UConn agrees to $1.3M settlement of litigation over sexual-assault reports

7/21/2014

  • Associated Press, The

Five women who claimed in a lawsuit that the University of Connecticut failed to respond appropriately to their reports of sexual assault have reached a settlement totaling $1.3 million with the schoo… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

E-waste can be a valuable resource for developing countries, Dell exec says

7/15/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

The biggest misconception about e-waste is that it should be barred from entering developing countries rather than viewed as a resource that can help countries create jobs and "bridge the digital divi… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Barclays lawsuit triggers concerns by some FIA owners

7/23/2014

  • InsuranceNewsNet online

Some agents who sell fixed index annuities linked to Barclays indexes received calls from worried clients after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Barclays. Experts do… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Report: Focus on advisors to sell more annuities

7/14/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Financial firms that emphasize marketing through wirehouses to sell annuities and other new products are making a mistake, according to a report from McKinsey & Co. Independent registered investment a… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Fair weather makes property insurance rates drop

7/17/2014

  • Commercial Property Executive

Property insurance rates have dropped, thanks to relatively few natural disasters worldwide this year, among other things, analysts say. Carriers have amassed $600 billion in reserves because of the l… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Poll sheds light on the challenge of finding a doctor

7/21/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Sixty percent of Americans responding to a recent poll said they rely on physician recommendations from friends and family, close to half trust referrals from their doctor and fewer rely on online pat… Read More