Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

AstraZeneca's Movantik gains FDA nod

9/17/2014

  • Drug Store News

AstraZeneca received federal approval for its Movantik medication indicated for adults to treat opioid-induced constipation. 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

Business leaders launch new push for wellness

9/17/2014

  • Reuters

A newly formed CEO Council on Health and Innovation, which includes major U.S. employers, has called for companies to accelerate the creation of wellness programs to improve employee health and reduce… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

ACA puts dentistry under a microscope

9/10/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Not only will the Affordable Care Act extend dental benefits to more low-income children and adults, the law's focus on quality and outcomes will prompt insurers to analyze more claims and insist dent… 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

Seismic-retrofit violation notices are posted on San Francisco buildings

9/17/2014

  • Reuters

San Francisco has placed signs on apartment buildings, hotels and some other structures with seismic-retrofitting infractions in an effort to bolster earthquake safety. "It's not intended to create pa… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Officers pay for police department's insurance to allow continued operations

9/14/2014

  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)
  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

Reserve officers for the Oakley, Mich., Police Department have donated enough money to cover the "exorbitant" cost of liability insurance through the end of the year, enabling the department to contin… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Group: Fine for Wis. manure spill is insufficient

9/9/2014

  • Public News Service

An environmental group said the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is "sending the wrong message" by issuing a fine of less than $500 in response to a manure spill of more than 1 million gallon… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Retirement plans seek distribution options similar to annuities

9/17/2014

  • PlanAdviser.com

More companies are working on innovative "annuity-like" products and strategies to help retirement plan participants manage their spending in retirement. They said they'd like regulators to provide mo… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Sen. Hatch corrects description of his annuity plan

9/17/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

In a letter to the editor, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, wrote that The Washington Post didn't quite get things right when it explained his proposed retirement system overhaul legislation. He writes that … Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Global reinsurance capital rose 6% in first half, Aon Benfield says

9/9/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

Capital available to global insurers on June 30 was a record $570 billion, an increase of 6% from the end of 2013, an Aon Benfield report says. Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

New reimbursement models will drive down CV device prices, experts say

9/17/2014

  • MedPage Today (free registration)

Bundled, capitation and reference pricing payment models will tie prices for stents, valves and balloons with the value they deliver, experts said at an FDA town hall session during a Transcatheter C… Read More