Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Nurse-led protocol tied to better chronic disease management

7/21/2014

  • Renal and Urology News

An analysis found nurse-led outpatient disease management protocols were associated with significant improvements in HbA1C, systolic blood pressure and lipid levels in patients with diabetes, hyperten… 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

Poll sheds light on the challenge of finding a doctor

7/21/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Sixty percent of Americans responding to a recent poll said they rely on physician recommendations from friends and family, close to half trust referrals from their doctor and fewer rely on online pat… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Should dentists offer HIV testing?

7/16/2014

  • New York magazine

Eighty-two percent of Sydney dental patients polled said they would not object to receiving an HIV test at their dentist's office. Most said they would prefer a saliva swab, 15% would choose a pinpric… 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

Report: Auto premiums jump as teenagers are placed on policies

7/21/2014

  • Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

The annual cost of auto insurance rises an average of 92% with the addition of a male teenage driver and 72% when including a female teenage driver, according to a report from InsuranceQuotes.com. Suc… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Trustees act to mitigate securities-fraud risk at Ball State U.

7/11/2014

  • Star Press (Muncie, Ind.) (tiered subscription model), The

Ball State University is attempting "all steps to minimize a recurrence" of two securities-fraud incidents that cost the university more than $13 million, the chairman of the university's board of tru… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

E-waste can be a valuable resource for developing countries, Dell exec says

7/15/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

The biggest misconception about e-waste is that it should be barred from entering developing countries rather than viewed as a resource that can help countries create jobs and "bridge the digital divi… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

VAs are a good response to income demand; more products are needed

7/21/2014

  • Forbes

Providers of variable annuities and nontraded REITs have responded admirably to the need for yield at a time of historically low interest rates. But more products with better liquidity are needed, wri… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Report: Focus on advisors to sell more annuities

7/14/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Financial firms that emphasize marketing through wirehouses to sell annuities and other new products are making a mistake, according to a report from McKinsey & Co. Independent registered investment a… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Fair weather makes property insurance rates drop

7/17/2014

  • Commercial Property Executive

Property insurance rates have dropped, thanks to relatively few natural disasters worldwide this year, among other things, analysts say. Carriers have amassed $600 billion in reserves because of the l… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Nurses delay retirement, boosting shift to accountable care

7/21/2014

  • Forbes

Twenty-four percent of registered nurses are postponing retirement, increasing the 2012 workforce by 136,000 RNs, according to a study published in the journal Health Affairs. The trend makes the shif… Read More