Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

New Abilify Maintena formulation approved

10/1/2014

  • Pharmaceutical Business Review Online

Lundbeck and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization received approval for a new formulation of their Abilify Maintena suspension in a pre-filled dual-chamber syringe. The agent is used … 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

Building your brand on niche social networks

10/1/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

A niche network might work best for promoting your brand, depending on your business' focus, writes Single Grain CEO Eric Siu. He reviews a selection of social media sites directed at specific communi… 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

Europe surpasses U.S. in M&A activity among insurers, report says

10/1/2014

  • RiskAndInsurance.com

Mergers-and-acquisitions activity among U.S. insurers decreased to 97 transactions from July 2013 through June, while such transactions among European insurers rose to 139, according to a Clyde & Co. … Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Aon Hewitt: Private health exchange saves $750 per worker

9/29/2014

  • Insurance Networking News

The overall health care expense per employee has been $750 less than what the 18 large firms in Aon Hewitt's private health care exchange had expected to spend this year, Aon said. All companies parti… 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

IRA can pay some education expenses without penalty

10/1/2014

  • Forbes

In some cases, higher-education expenses can be paid through an early withdrawal from an individual retirement account without triggering penalties. The funds must be used for qualified education expe… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Prices won't be going up for Lincoln National's annuities

9/30/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Lincoln National doesn't plan significant price increases for annuities. In fact, prices may decline, said the firm's CEO Dennis Glass, speaking at the Insured Retirement Institute's annual conference… 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

Study tests care coordination model

10/1/2014

  • Kaiser Health News

Ongoing research seeks to measure the effects of coordinating care for so-called super-utilizers of hospital care. Jeffrey Brenner, a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and executive director of the Camden Coaliti… Read More