Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

U.S. to route passengers from West Africa to 1 of 5 Ebola-screening airports

10/21/2014

  • Reuters

Travelers from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone must fly into one of five major airports that conduct enhanced Ebola screening starting today, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Screenin… 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

More insurance shopping options will be available to some small businesses

10/22/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Small-business owners and their employees in some states will see improvements in health insurance exchanges set up under the Small Business Health Options Program. Some states are opening new SHOP ex… 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

Lawmakers want update on air-bag investigation

10/22/2014

  • Reuters
  • Detroit Free Press

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration should provide details to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the investigation of air bags made by Takata, according to a committee aide. Rec… 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

Court decision signals state agencies may be liable in Superfund cleanups

10/21/2014

  • American City Business Journals

A federal judge's ruling that state government agencies can face responsibility for Superfund site cleanup expenses could have widespread implications, some legal experts say. The case concerned the C… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Report: New QLAC regulations warrant new look at retirement plans

10/22/2014

  • PlanAdviser.com

Defined contribution plan sponsors should revisit the help they give participants with drawdowns in the light of new regulations for qualified longevity annuity contracts, according to a Sibson Consul… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute 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

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

CMS, HHS extend Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law waivers for ACOs

10/22/2014

  • BeckersHospitalReview.com

Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law waivers for accountable care organizations that are participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program have been extended by the CMS and the HHS' Office of Inspec… Read More