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AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Research ties PTSD to risk of sleep apnea among veterans

6/1/2015

  • HealthDay News

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine suggests veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder may have higher likelihood of sleep apnea, and as PTSD symptom severity rose, so did s… 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

Documentation errors trip up benefits administrators during audits

6/1/2015

  • Employee Benefit News

Department of Labor benefits audits often uncover paperwork problems such as missing or incomplete documentation, says Danielle Capilla, United Benefit Advisors' chief compliance officer. Plan sponsor… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Dental management companies corner the Medicaid market

5/27/2015

  • Albuquerque Journal (N.M.) (free content)

Dental management companies are expanding in Albuquerque, N.M., and across the nation, setting up practices in high-traffic retail commercial areas instead of professional office parks. The chains man… 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

S.C. ride-sharing bill is running short on time

6/1/2015

  • The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.) (free registration)

A measure that would let ride-sharing companies operate legally in South Carolina needs Senate approval by Wednesday, but lawmakers are still hammering out some details, Sen. Larry Grooms said. Gov. N… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Bill to boost Texas pension funding is set to reach governor's desk

5/26/2015

  • TexasTribune.org (Austin)
  • Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

A measure that would put about $440 million more into Texas' public-employee-pension system is poised to move to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk after gaining House and Senate approval. The bill would raise e… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Analysis: Lead paint remains a problem in towns such as Baltimore

5/19/2015

  • FiveThirtyEight

Lead poisoning affects more than half a million children in the U.S. every year, with 65,000 cases of children having unsafe levels of lead in their blood detected in Baltimore from 1993 to 2013. "[T]… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Many retirement planners are required to acquire knowledge of annuities

6/1/2015

  • The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model)

The training given to people who earn respected professional designations for retirement planners often includes planning portfolio construction both with and without annuities, writes Anne Tergesen. Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

IRI research: 4 out of 10 boomers have no retirement savings

5/27/2015

  • MediaPost Communications

When the Insured Retirement Institute asked baby boomers about their planning for retirement, four out of 10 said they haven't saved anything at all to help them get through retirement. That's one rea… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Why vacancy for urban, suburban multifamily is diverging

5/27/2015

  • National Real Estate Investor online

The vacancy rate for multifamily properties is 4.2%, but this figure does not reflect differences between the urban and suburban environments. An analysis by National Real Estate Investor shows that s… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

UnitedHealthcare, launches ACO with N.C. provider partnership

6/1/2015

  • The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)

UnitedHealthcare and WakeMed Key Community Care launched an accountable care venture under which the health care provider will use the insurer's internal utilization reports to develop complete pictur… Read More

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