Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Medical schools should include EHR training, groups say

8/20/2014

  • BeckersHospitalReview.com

The American Osteopathic Association has joined the call to include EHR training as part of medical school. The American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians and other organi… 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

Advocates struggle to get some Native Americans enrolled in health plans

8/20/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Health care outreach and enrollment professionals in Alaska say they are struggling to enroll Native Americans and Alaska Natives in subsidized health insurance plans because they already receive free… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Technique offers new teeth in a half-dozen visits

8/13/2014

  • Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.) (tiered subscription model)

A dentist in New Jersey is offering full dental implants in the course of about six visits. The dentist prepares replacement teeth over about four visits, then assembles a team comprising an anesthesi… 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

Radar tech may enhance hurricane-intensity projections

8/20/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The National Center for Atmospheric Research is working on a system dubbed Airborne Phased Array Radar, which is intended to provide enhanced data for models that predict hurricane intensity. Research… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Fire departments face challenges in recruiting volunteers

8/18/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The number of volunteer firefighters is down 11% since the 1980s because of factors such as increased fundraising time commitments and an aging rural population, the National Fire Protection Associati… 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

VAs offer pre-retirees tax-advantaged savings

8/20/2014

  • GuruFocus.com

Variable annuities, low-turnover index funds, municipal bonds and 401(k) plans are tax-advantaged ways to save for retirement that help pre-retirees get the most out of every dollar, writes Charles Si… 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

Many factors are propelling medical office space

8/13/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The growing number of master leases in the medical office space is starting to have an impact on this asset class. In addition, rents are climbing quickly, contributing to a substantial increase in pr… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

How pharmacists can play a key role in patient-centered care

8/20/2014

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pharmacists are well-positioned to identify patients at risk for prescription nonadherence, and they can develop plans to boost compliance, a University of Pittsburgh pilot project showed. Pharmacists… Read More