Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Groups weigh in on proposed changes to MU program

7/24/2014

  • EHR Intelligence

The American Medical Association has expressed concern about proposed changes to the EHR Incentive Programs, arguing the program's inflexibility, lack of quality alignment with the Physician Quality R… 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 to determine the right marketing strategy for your business

7/24/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

If you don't take the right approach, it's possible to invest a lot of money into marketing without achieving anything, write Doug and Polly White, owners of Whitestone Partners. For best results, beg… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Researchers develop less-invasive treatment for pulpitis

7/23/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry are developing a treatment for pulpitis that uses magnetic fields to move nanoparticles carrying medication through the dentin of an affec… 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

Report: Increase in insurer assets was below global growth last year

7/24/2014

  • RiskAndInsurance.com

Insurers experienced 7% growth in assets under management last year, while asset growth worldwide averaged 13%, a Boston Consulting Group report says. Insurance companies could enhance asset managemen… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

UConn agrees to $1.3M settlement of litigation over sexual-assault reports

7/21/2014

  • Associated Press, The

Five women who claimed in a lawsuit that the University of Connecticut failed to respond appropriately to their reports of sexual assault have reached a settlement totaling $1.3 million with the schoo… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

E-waste can be a valuable resource for developing countries, Dell exec says

7/15/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

The biggest misconception about e-waste is that it should be barred from entering developing countries rather than viewed as a resource that can help countries create jobs and "bridge the digital divi… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Clients should keep annuity beneficiaries current

7/24/2014

  • TheAlternativePress.com (N.J.)

A will doesn't cover all your wealth-transfer needs. Claire Toth of Point View Wealth Management writes that beneficiary designations in annuities contracts, life insurance policies and retirement pla… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Rep. Lankford: Broker fiduciary rule would hurt middle class

7/21/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., says he opposes a uniform fiduciary standard for financial advisors, including those licensed as brokers, who work with retail investors because it would deny advice to p… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

New USGS seismic maps will influence NYC building codes

7/22/2014

  • Crain's New York Business
  • PropertyCasualty360

New maps from the U.S. Geological Survey show that New York City's vulnerability to earthquakes that pose a particular risk for the tallest buildings has declined. But the city faces considerable risk… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Providers sign on to Blue Shield of Calif. ACO deal

7/23/2014

  • BeckersHospitalReview.com

A three-year accountable care deal has been signed between the Far West Division of Hospital Corp. of America, Blue Shield of California and the Individual Practice Association Medical Group of Santa … Read More