Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Enzalutamide approved for new prostate cancer use

9/12/2014

  • Renal and Urology News

Astellas Pharma and Medivation received federal approval for a new enzalutamide indication. The medication can now be used in treatment-naive men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. 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

Brokers boost private exchange offerings

9/12/2014

  • Employee Benefit News

More brokers and agents are partnering with or launching their own benefits exchanges as employer demand grows, experts say. Private exchanges are an attractive option for employers interested in shif… 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

Calif. receives federal disaster declaration for quake damage

9/12/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)
  • Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

Damage from the Aug. 24 earthquake in Napa Valley, Calif., has spurred a major disaster declaration from President Barack Obama. Total damage in Napa County exceeded $400 million, officials said. Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Active-shooter communications plan is key to protecting staff

9/4/2014

  • Buildings.com

Organizations should have in place an emergency communications plan in case of an active-shooter situation or other workplace violence, according to experts. The plan should be able to be deployed imm… 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

IRS rule change may take time to influence sales

9/12/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

A recent IRS rule change makes it easier to hold a qualifying longevity annuity contract in a retirement account. "The question no one is able to answer at this point is how attractive this investment… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

IRI Second-Quarter 2014 Annuity Sales Report: Industry-Wide Sales at Highest Level in Three Years

9/9/2014

IRI announced final second-quarter 2014 sales results for the U.S. annuity industry, based on data reported by Beacon Research and Morningstar, Inc. Reaching the highest mark in three years, industry-… 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

Physician-entrepreneur aims to make real-time, high-tech monitoring standard

9/10/2014

  • Forbes

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is launching an ambitious plan to transform the U.S. health care system using interconnected biometric monitoring, genetic analysis tools, software to keep doctors up to date o… Read More