Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Firm introduces generic bronchodilator

9/29/2014

  • Chain Drug Review

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories has launched a levalbuterol inhalation solution to be used with a nebulizer. The bronchodilator is the generic equivalent of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals' Xopenex. 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

Study analyzes qualified health plan market

9/30/2014

  • National Underwriter Life & Health

Consumers in some states that had few issuers offering 2014 health plans on public exchanges still had a good selection of individual plans, a Government Accountability Office analysis found. For exam… 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

Expert: South Florida could face volatile weather next month

9/30/2014

  • Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

October has a strong likelihood of bringing unpredictable temperatures and more storms to South Florida, said Robert Molleda of the National Weather Service. More hurricanes have hit the region in Oct… 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

Survey: Annuity companies seek speed to market with tech

9/30/2014

  • InsuranceTech.com

Annuity and life insurance companies emphasize information technology spending to improve product time to market and to make it easier for distributors to handle their products, according to a survey … 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