Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

CDC to release stricter Ebola guidelines for health care workers

10/19/2014

  • FoxNews.com
  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The CDC is expected to release stricter protocols for protecting health care workers treating Ebola-infected patients, including requirements that all skin and hair be covered, according to Dr. Anthon… 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

Consumers have more health plan options this year

10/20/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

When noncompliant plans are canceled at the end of the year, many consumers will find they have access to less expensive plans that cover more services. More insurers are offering health plans on publ… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Study examines oral health problems in athletes

10/15/2014

  • MedicalDaily.com

Up to 75% of elite or professional athletes suffer from tooth decay, up to 15% have moderate to severe gum disease, 36% to 85% have some erosion of tooth enamel, and 5% to 39% have pericoronitis or im… 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

Group: Ala. consumers need to understand low-cost homeowners coverage

10/20/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Homeowners in Alabama should get a thorough explanation of what is covered by low-cost insurance policies, the Alabama Gulf Coast Association of Independent Insurance Agents said in a letter to the Al… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Md. wellness program to carry penalty for nonparticipating state workers

10/14/2014

  • Star-Democrat (Easton, Md.), The

Maryland state employees and retirees will have to take part in a wellness program or face a $50 annual penalty starting next year. The requirement also applies to covered spouses. The change is expec… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Legionnaires' disease case prompts testing of Pittsburgh VA facility

10/7/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs facility is being investigated as the possible source of infection for a veteran who contracted Legionnaires' disease. The VA is conducting additional tests of the campus… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Client's annuity purchase should be coordinated with other income

10/20/2014

  • TheFiscalTimes.com

Retirement savers should buy an annuity that when combined with Social Security and other pensions covers their fixed costs in retirement, says Curt Knotick. "That way, they have the confidence of kno… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

IRI Chairman Robert Moore: Americans' retirement solutions must be protected

10/13/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

The retirement industry must unite to ensure that the retirement strategies now available to Americans are not lost, said Robert Moore, newly-elected chairman of the Insured Retirement Institute's boa… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Higher costs may be looming for U.S. construction, report says

10/15/2014

  • GlobeSt.com

Increased construction costs in the second quarter of 2014 have contributed to U.S. construction spending reaching its highest point in about six years, foreshadowing possible cost increases ahead, ac… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Few serious reactions with MMR vaccine in adults, study finds

10/14/2014

  • MedPage Today (free registration)

A decade's worth of study data on more than 3,000 adults who received the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine show a low number of serious adverse reactions, according to CDC researchers. The study, pr… Read More