Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

FDA OKs priority review for Amgen's ivabradine to treat heart failure

8/28/2014

  • Pharmaceutical Business Review Online

Amgen received priority review status from the FDA for its chronic heart failure drug candidate ivabradine. 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

Businesses may need help developing benefits RFPs

8/29/2014

  • Employee Benefit News

Companies in the U.S., such as drugmaker Genentech and hotel chain Extended Stay America, increasingly request bids for benefits services, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance; flexibl… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Court upholds $83K penalty in COBRA dental case

8/27/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Books-A-Million in Birmingham, Ala., must pay $83,000 for failing to notify a terminated employee about her right to continue paying for dental coverage under COBRA. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of App… 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

Waves generated by hurricane affect beach, businesses on Calif. island

8/29/2014

  • Reuters

High surf from Hurricane Marie has destroyed piers and damaged businesses on Catalina Island, Calif., officials said. Losses in Avalon are probably $3 million to $5 million, city manager Ben Harvey sa… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Ill. university clarifies Internet-use policy after criticism

8/25/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Northern Illinois University is defending its new Internet-use policy, which a spokesman said isn't designed to ban students from social media platforms. The intent is to ensure that university employ… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Court backs Mich. crackdown on underground storage tank leaks

8/26/2014

  • Crain's Detroit Business

A recent ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals supports the state's recent efforts to resolve problems posed by leaking underground storage tanks. The court upheld most of a trial court's finding th… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

CPI-linked annuities can help pre-retirees

8/29/2014

  • Fox Business

People preparing to soon retire often seek some protection from inflation. Annuities with income linked to the Consumer Price Index as well as REITs, inflation-linked Treasurys, commodities and gold c… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Discounted Registration Rates Ending for VISION: IRI Annual Meeting 2014

8/25/2014

Discounted registration rates will end after this Friday for VISION: IRI Annual Meeting 2014. From lessons in leadership to executive perspectives on industry trends, VISION is your ticket to learning… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Construction sector faces shortage of skilled workers

8/27/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

The U.S. construction industry is bouncing back, but during the recession many of the sector's best workers left to find work elsewhere. Almost two-thirds of construction companies have faced a shorta… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

HHS issues $35M in grants to support PCMHs

8/27/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

HHS awarded $35 million in grants split among 147 health centers in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to support patient-centered medical homes. Twenty-one grants support new constru… Read More