Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Previous assumptions may not explain racial disparity in female obesity

4/18/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Researchers found that factors including income, exercise levels, and fruit and vegetable intake explained only 10% of the difference in obesity rates between white and black women, suggesting that th… 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

28% of new insurance enrollees are young adults

4/18/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The
  • Associated Press, The

About 28% of people who enrolled in a health insurance plan through the federal Affordable Care Act exchange are between 18 and 34 years old, which may be enough to moderate premiums next year, expert… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Study links periodontal disease, cardiovascular disease risks

4/16/2014

  • MedPage Today (free registration)

Periodontal disease was common among patients with chronic coronary heart disease participating in a multicenter clinical trial, and those who experienced tooth loss and gum bleeding tended to experie… 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

Expert: Cyberinsurance is a "growth area" for carriers

4/18/2014

  • CNBC

The threat of cyberattacks has prompted more businesses to obtain cyberinsurance, spurring growth for insurers providing such coverage, according to experts. "This is one of the brightest areas of [in… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

New fire-response guidelines are issued for NYC police

4/14/2014

  • WABC-TV (N.Y.)

The New York Police Department has issued new fire-response protocols in light of a Coney Island fire in which one officer died last week. The guidelines give officers steps for safely using an elevat… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

"Waters of the United States" definition would expand under EPA proposal

4/8/2014

  • National Law Review, The

The definition of "waters of the United States" would be revised to include tributaries and other waters adjacent to "traditional navigable waters" under a proposal by the Environmental Protection Age… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

SEC thrusts target date funds into spotlight

4/18/2014

  • MarketWatch

The Securities and Exchange Commission remains worried that retirement savers don't really understand target date mutual funds, writes retirement columnist Robert Powell. The commission is working on … Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

FINRA sends investor-complaint rule to SEC

4/14/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission a proposed rule aimed at keeping investors informed of misconduct by brokers. The rule, which must be app… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Deal with Berkshire Hathaway is beneficial for London, Aon CEO says

4/15/2014

  • Reuters

Aon CEO Greg Case said the Lloyd's market benefits from an Aon deal under which some risk is transferred while 7.5% of Aon's business placed in the London market is allocated to Berkshire Hathaway. "T… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans