Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Teva gains tentative OK for HIV treatment

7/23/2014

  • Drug Store News

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries obtained tentative approval for its abacavir sulfate and lamivudine tablets for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. 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

Automatic enrollment boosts retirement plan participation

7/23/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

The average participation rate in workplace retirement plans with automatic enrollment grew to 84.6% last year from 81.4% in 2012, while the participation rate in plans without auto-enroll dropped to … Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Should dentists offer HIV testing?

7/16/2014

  • New York magazine

Eighty-two percent of Sydney dental patients polled said they would not object to receiving an HIV test at their dentist's office. Most said they would prefer a saliva swab, 15% would choose a pinpric… 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

Researchers explore risks from Wash. volcanoes

7/23/2014

  • ClaimsJournal.com

A volcano-mapping project is underway in Washington as geophysicists conduct seismic studies in the Cascade Range. "We'd like to better understand their inner workings in order to better predict when … Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

UConn agrees to $1.3M settlement of litigation over sexual-assault reports

7/21/2014

  • Associated Press, The

Five women who claimed in a lawsuit that the University of Connecticut failed to respond appropriately to their reports of sexual assault have reached a settlement totaling $1.3 million with the schoo… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

E-waste can be a valuable resource for developing countries, Dell exec says

7/15/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

The biggest misconception about e-waste is that it should be barred from entering developing countries rather than viewed as a resource that can help countries create jobs and "bridge the digital divi… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Barclays lawsuit triggers concerns by some FIA owners

7/23/2014

  • InsuranceNewsNet online

Some agents who sell fixed index annuities linked to Barclays indexes received calls from worried clients after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Barclays. Experts do… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Rep. Lankford: Broker fiduciary rule would hurt middle class

7/21/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., says he opposes a uniform fiduciary standard for financial advisors, including those licensed as brokers, who work with retail investors because it would deny advice to p… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Fair weather makes property insurance rates drop

7/17/2014

  • Commercial Property Executive

Property insurance rates have dropped, thanks to relatively few natural disasters worldwide this year, among other things, analysts say. Carriers have amassed $600 billion in reserves because of the l… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Providers sign on to Blue Shield of Calif. ACO deal

7/23/2014

  • BeckersHospitalReview.com

A three-year accountable care deal has been signed between the Far West Division of Hospital Corp. of America, Blue Shield of California and the Individual Practice Association Medical Group of Santa … Read More