Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

U.S. poised to step up Ebola response

9/15/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

President Barack Obama this week is expected to announce plans to boost the U.S. commitment to fighting Ebola. Possible components include sending more experts and portable hospitals, delivering addit… 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

Obama administration urges active health plan re-enrollment

9/15/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

People who enrolled in a health plan through an Affordable Care Act exchange will be automatically re-enrolled in the same or a similar plan, and insurers are sending their subscribers federally manda… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

ACA puts dentistry under a microscope

9/10/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Not only will the Affordable Care Act extend dental benefits to more low-income children and adults, the law's focus on quality and outcomes will prompt insurers to analyze more claims and insist dent… 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: Data security, employee training could prevent data breach

9/15/2014

  • PropertyCasualty360

Companies could prevent data breaches by outsourcing payment processing, boosting data and operating system security, and educating employees, according to a report from Hartford Steam Boiler and Trai… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Active-shooter communications plan is key to protecting staff

9/4/2014

  • Buildings.com

Organizations should have in place an emergency communications plan in case of an active-shooter situation or other workplace violence, according to experts. The plan should be able to be deployed imm… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Group: Fine for Wis. manure spill is insufficient

9/9/2014

  • Public News Service

An environmental group said the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is "sending the wrong message" by issuing a fine of less than $500 in response to a manure spill of more than 1 million gallon… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Expert: RMD-guided drawdowns are not as safe as annuities

9/15/2014

  • PlanAdviser.com

Required minimum distributions as a guide for drawdowns aren't necessarily ideal, notes David Richardson of the TIAA-CREF Institute. "[P]articipants will draw down assets earlier and will have a lower… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Low-rate environment doesn't slow surge in annuity sales

9/10/2014

  • Financial-Planning.com
  • IFAWebNews.com

Despite historically low interest rates, sales of annuities are soaring, with sales of fixed annuities hitting a five-year high in the second quarter, according to the Insured Retirement Institute. On… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Global reinsurance capital rose 6% in first half, Aon Benfield says

9/9/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

Capital available to global insurers on June 30 was a record $570 billion, an increase of 6% from the end of 2013, an Aon Benfield report says. Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

New care models consider social aspects of health

9/15/2014

  • Managed Care magazine

Some new health care models include strategies to address social aspects of poor health, such as food, housing and transportation, and help patients navigate the health care system or follow a treatme… Read More