Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Most features in wearables aligned with professional recommendations

9/23/2014

  • Medical News Today

A study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research showed most features available in wearable activity monitors correspond with professional medical recommendations in promoting physical activity. Ho… 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

FSA rule change expected to take hold this fall

9/22/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Many employers this fall are expected to take advantage of a rule change that allows workers to carry over funds in flexible spending accounts. The Treasury Department announced the rule change late l… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

CDC finds gaps in pediatric preventive care

9/17/2014

  • Medscape (free registration)

Millions of children and teenagers in the U.S. are not getting recommended preventive health care, including dental care, immunizations, hearing and vision screening, and tobacco counseling, according… 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

Bills on greenhouse-gas emissions are proposed in NYC

9/23/2014

  • Insurance Journal

Measures designed to curb greenhouse-gas emissions and vehicle use have been introduced by the New York City Council. One bill calls for an 80% drop in such emissions from a 2005 baseline. Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

New White House initiative aimed at reducing college sexual assaults

9/19/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report
  • American Public Media/Marketplace

The White House has launched a new campaign, called "It's On Us," to raise awareness of sexual assault on college campuses and especially to engage more college men in reducing campus assaults. Many c… 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

Advisors should plan for unanticipated ownership changes

9/23/2014

  • PlanAdviser.com

Advisory practices should have a plan that dictates what will happen to clients' accounts if an advisor has to suddenly quit working, says William Hamm, CEO of Independent Financial Partners. He sugge… 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

Insurance-related cases spurred by Hurricane Sandy are ongoing

9/17/2014

  • PropertyCasualty360

Courts are still hearing commercial property insurance coverage disputes that emerged following Hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast two years ago, write lawyers Finley Harckham and Dennis Artese… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Iora Health partners with Humana for ACO in Ariz., Wash.

9/22/2014

  • Health IT Analytics

Humana and Iora Health formed a Medicare accountable care organization for Humana members in Arizona and Washington state. Read More