Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Advisory panel recommends approval of hypoparathyroidism drug

9/16/2014

  • MedPage Today (free registration)

An FDA panel endorsed approval of NPS Pharmaceuticals' Natpara medication to address hypoparathyroidism in an 8-5 vote. 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

Calif. ramps up enrollment push

9/16/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Covered California officials gave $14.6 million to community groups for efforts to enroll consumers in health insurance plans, and the funds are in addition to $33.4 million already distributed. A $46… 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

Efforts to fight Ore. wildfire to get state assistance

9/16/2014

  • Washington Times, The

State aid for fighting a wildfire in Oregon has been approved by Gov. John Kitzhaber. The fire has burned at least 2,300 acres and has led to evacuation advisories for nearly 40 homes, with 120 on not… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Officers pay for police department's insurance to allow continued operations

9/14/2014

  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)
  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

Reserve officers for the Oakley, Mich., Police Department have donated enough money to cover the "exorbitant" cost of liability insurance through the end of the year, enabling the department to contin… 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

More personal injury claimants want annuities

9/16/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

People who have suffered personal injury are increasingly turning down lump-sum payments as compensation and asking for annuities instead, according to a report from Guy Carpenter & Co. on emerging ri… 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

New care models consider social aspects of health

9/15/2014

  • Managed Care magazine

Some new health care models include strategies to address social aspects of poor health, such as food, housing and transportation, and help patients navigate the health care system or follow a treatme… Read More