Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

USPSTF final statement recommends studies evaluate vitamin D screening

11/25/2014

  • PhysiciansBriefing.com
  • AAFP News

A U.S. Preventive Services Task Force review found insufficient evidence to make a recommendation regarding vitamin D deficiency screening for asymptomatic adults. In the final statement, the panel ca… 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

CMS proposes shorter ACA enrollment period

11/25/2014

  • CNBC

The CMS recently proposed a number of rules related to the Affordable Care Act, including one that would shorten and shift the open enrollment period. Open enrollment for the 2016 plan year would run … Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Delta Dental funds Iowa campaign to improve seniors' oral health

11/19/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

The Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation donated $600,000 to the Lifelong Smiles Coalition, which links state agencies, patient advocates, health care professionals, academics and other stakeholders in an … 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

Commentary: TRIA's benefits have outweighed government's costs

11/24/2014

  • Hill, The

Congress should renew the backstop created under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act because strong capital levels and better risk models could foster a shift of certain exposures to private insurers and… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Analysis: Punishment for campus crimes often doesn't match severity

11/24/2014

  • Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), The

Students accused of physical and sexual assaults and other serious violations on college campuses often receive minor punishments, according to an investigation by The Columbus Dispatch and the Studen… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Ballot measures on fracking restrictions get mixed results

11/17/2014

  • Bloomberg

Nearly 60% of Denton, Texas, residents voted to ban hydraulic fracturing in a community with nearly 275 fracked wells, possibly signaling a growing trend, observers say. While the results of similar b… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Annuities can make 401(k)s act like traditional pensions

11/25/2014

  • Republican-American (Waterbury, Conn.)

Annuities can be used to make 401(k) plans work more like traditional pension plans under new regulations enacted by the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. The regulators are encouragin… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

IRI honors Minn. insurance commissioner

11/19/2014

  • InsuranceNewsNet online

Minnesota Insurance Commissioner Mike Rothman was given the IRI Champions of Retirement Security Award by the Insured Retirement Institute. "By actively participating in National Retirement Planning W… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Report: Global capital standards could harm P/C insurers, consumers

11/18/2014

  • Carrier Management online

Applying international capital requirements to property/casualty insurers is likely to result in higher premiums and fewer choices for consumers, according to a report released by the Property Casualt… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Humana MA members in Tenn. gain access to accountable care

11/24/2014

  • BeckersHospitalReview.com

Summit Medical Group is launching an accountable care organization with Humana for Medicare Advantage members in East Tennessee starting Jan. 1. In addition to disease management services and health m… Read More