Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Iluvien DME implant gains FDA OK

9/29/2014

  • Reuters

The FDA has approved the Iluvien eye implant from pSivida and Alimera Sciences. The implant is indicated for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. 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

Producers must register by Tuesday to sell exchange plans

9/29/2014

  • National Underwriter Life & Health

Agents and brokers who want to handle health plans sold through Affordable Care Act exchanges must register or renew their registration by Tuesday. Those who do not might be shut out of the open enrol… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Insurers to offer 261 plans on Idaho's ACA exchange

9/24/2014

  • KBOI-AM (Boise, Idaho)

Idaho residents and small businesses will have a choice of 261 plans through the state's Affordable Care Act marketplace for 2015, exchange officials announced. Blue Cross of Idaho, BridgeSpan, Mount… 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

Calif. legislation on agencies' drone use is rejected by governor

9/29/2014

  • Reuters

A measure that would require warrants before allowing California agencies to use drone aircraft has been vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown. "There are undoubtedly circumstances where a warrant is appropriate… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

New White House initiative aimed at reducing college sexual assaults

9/19/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report
  • American Public Media/Marketplace

The White House has launched a new campaign, called "It's On Us," to raise awareness of sexual assault on college campuses and especially to engage more college men in reducing campus assaults. Many c… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Analysis: Alternatives to banned plastic bags can also have drawbacks

9/23/2014

  • MotherJones.com

A California measure aims at banning retail businesses and grocery stores from providing disposable plastic bags and mandating a charge of at least 10 cents for each paper bag a customer uses. Researc… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Retirement Income Process, Strategies & Solutions (HS 353) Review Course Webinar Series

9/29/2014

In case you missed it, the RICP┬« HS 353 Review webinars are now available online. The course review, led by processors from The American College, is designed for financial professionals beginning or … Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

SNL Financial: MetLife leads in annuity sales

9/23/2014

  • National Underwriter Life & Health

MetLife sold $7.08 billion worth of annuities in this year's second quarter, giving it the top ranking in annuity sales for the quarter, according to SNL Financial. The results marked a 21.33% increas… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

NYC scaffolding law brings out passion on both sides

9/23/2014

  • PropertyCasualty360

New York City's 129-year-old scaffolding-liability law drives up insurance costs because it puts absolute liability on contractors for gravity-related worker injuries and deaths, critics say. Supporte… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Few critical-access hospitals are part of quality-based payment models

9/29/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Most critical-access hospitals are not yet participating in the Affordable Care Act's pay-for-performance programs, though a recent study found higher mortality at the hospitals than at other rural ho… Read More