Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Parkinson's drug tied to risk of impulse control disorders

10/21/2014

  • HealthDay News

An analysis of FDA data showed use of dopamine receptor agonists was associated with greater odds of developing impulse control disorders such as compulsive shopping, pathological gambling and hyperse… 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

How voluntary benefits work for employers

10/21/2014

  • PayScale.com

Offering voluntary benefits is a cost-effective way to recruit and retain the best employees, writes human resources expert Tess Taylor. Insurance for pets, identity theft protection, auto and home po… 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

Campaign in Ga. aims to discourage unsafe driving among teens

10/21/2014

  • ClaimsJournal.com

A campaign in Georgia calls on parents and children discuss rules for driving safely, such as the need to wear seat belts, obey the speed limit, avoid cellphone use behind the wheel and refrain from d… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

School-shooting threat prompts speaker to nix Utah appearance

10/20/2014

  • CNN

An academic who has criticized the portrayal of women in video games canceled a speech at Utah State University after the school refused to prohibit guns at the event or conduct pat-downs beforehand. … 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

Exec: National savings culture a huge issue

10/21/2014

As National Save for Retirement Week starts, Bruce Ferris, president of Prudential Annuities Distributors, notes that people must take responsibility for their own retirement, that the current saving … 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

Cigna seals collaborative care deal with S.C. system

10/20/2014

  • BeckersHospitalReview.com

Cigna and Regional HealthPlus announced the launch of Cigna Collaborative Care in the Spartanburg, S.C., area. Regional HealthPlus clinical nurse coordinators will work with case managers from Cigna t… Read More