Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

ABIM weighs issues with MOC grandfathering

8/26/2014

  • Clinical Endocrinology News

The American Board of Internal Medicine says it is looking at problems with its Maintenance of Certification language and reporting with respect to grandfathered physicians who can opt out of MOC requ… 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

Survey: Millennials are age group least likely to have insurance

8/26/2014

  • Insurance Networking News

Millennials have a lower likelihood of carrying health insurance than do other age groups, with about one-fourth lacking coverage, InsuranceQuotes.com said in a report. Their ownership rates of life, … Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Some dentists lack evidence-based clinical knowledge about sealants, study finds

8/20/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Most dentists use dental sealants in their clinical practices for caries prevention and have positive attitudes about using dental sealants, but some lacked a high level of evidence-based clinical kno… 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

Ill. ride-sharing measure is rejected by governor

8/26/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Illinois legislation that would have established insurance, vehicle-safety and dispatcher-liability rules for ride-sharing firms has been vetoed by Gov. Pat Quinn. "To rush into a whole new system of … Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Ill. university clarifies Internet-use policy after criticism

8/25/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Northern Illinois University is defending its new Internet-use policy, which a spokesman said isn't designed to ban students from social media platforms. The intent is to ensure that university employ… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Texas high court offers clarification on proving asbestos liability

8/11/2014

  • Legal Newsline

The Texas Supreme Court in a recent ruling decided to forgo the "every exposure" theory used in some asbestos cases and instead apply "Lohrmann Plus Standard," which requires plaintiffs to establish t… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Report notes that savers struggle with lifetime income

8/26/2014

  • PlanAdviser.com

Regulators should establish a framework to encourage retirees to automatically purchase target-date funds, managed accounts, lifetime-income annuities and other products that can help manage longevity… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

First person: Why I rolled a lump sum into an annuity

8/18/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Mary Beth Franklin explains why she chose a lump sum distribution over a monthly income stream from her pension. "I was fortunate. I owned a deferred variable annuity with living benefits inside my in… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Midtown Manhattan struggles with growing office vacancies

8/20/2014

  • Bloomberg

Office vacancies are rising in Midtown Manhattan as tenants shift to areas downtown and at Hudson Yards, Savills Studley reports. The problem is worse than it was before the recession, with 35 blocks … Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Medical Body Area Network rules set by FCC

8/25/2014

  • Health Data Management

The rules for Medical Body Area Networks have been finalized by the Federal Communications Commission to boost clinician access to extensive real-time information. The rules cover the process involved… Read More