Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Risk of another primary malignancy elevated in PCa patients, data suggest

7/29/2014

  • Renal and Urology News

Men with prostate cancer face double the risk of developing kidney and bladder cancers compared with the general population, according to new data. Prostate cancer patients who were treated with surge… 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

Voluntary benefits are especially popular with large employers

7/30/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

Employers with more than 2,500 workers accounted for 36% of voluntary benefits sales but had the third-lowest sales per employee, showing that market penetration could be stronger, an Eastbridge Consu… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Researchers develop less-invasive treatment for pulpitis

7/23/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry are developing a treatment for pulpitis that uses magnetic fields to move nanoparticles carrying medication through the dentin of an affec… 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: U.S. passenger planes need anti-missile tech

7/30/2014

  • Insurance Journal

The downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane and other recent events should prompt U.S. agencies to review missile-defense technologies for commercial planes, two New York lawmakers say. Such a study sho… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Ala. governor cites conflicts of interest in university trustee's removal

7/28/2014

  • Montgomery Advertiser (Ala.) (tiered subscription model)

Marvin Wiggins has been dismissed from Alabama State University's Board of Trustees after Gov. Robert Bentley wrote a letter outlining alleged conflicts of interest. Bentley said that Wiggins' wife's … Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Anti-fracking group wants EPA to enforce Clean Water Act in Ohio

7/29/2014

  • Times-Reporter (Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio) (tiered subscription), The

An environmental group in Ohio wants the Environmental Protection Agency to assume enforcement of the Clean Water Act in the state. The organization says the Ohio EPA "is no longer fit" for the task. … Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

VAs can protect clients from stock market risk

7/30/2014

  • Barron's (free content)
  • PlanAdviser.com

Variable annuities with suitable guarantees, asset reallocation and put options are all valid tools for protecting clients from stock market risk, according to Gregg Fisher, president of Gerstein Fish… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Study: Top-performing advisors use tech best

7/28/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

The best-managed financial-advisory firms are those taking an integrated approach to technology, according to the 2014 RIA Benchmarking Study by Charles Schwab. Such firms -- the top 20% based on prof… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

New USGS seismic maps will influence NYC building codes

7/22/2014

  • Crain's New York Business
  • PropertyCasualty360

New maps from the U.S. Geological Survey show that New York City's vulnerability to earthquakes that pose a particular risk for the tallest buildings has declined. But the city faces considerable risk… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

UC San Francisco to launch ACO with John Muir Health

7/30/2014

  • KQED.org

A partnership was formed between the University of California, San Francisco, and John Muir Health to launch an accountable care organization that will offer higher quality care and cut costs for pati… Read More