Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Ga. rule requires face-to-face visits before telehealth access

9/2/2014

  • BeckersHospitalReview.com

A rule passed by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will require clinicians to evaluate a patient face to face before offering care via telemedicine tools. However, certain types of remote consultati… 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

What happens to people who get subsidies, then find out they shouldn't?

9/2/2014

  • Kaiser Health News

People who received subsidies for purchasing health insurance through an Affordable Care Act exchange and are found to be ineligible for that aid will have to pay it back, but maybe not the full amoun… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Court upholds $83K penalty in COBRA dental case

8/27/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Books-A-Million in Birmingham, Ala., must pay $83,000 for failing to notify a terminated employee about her right to continue paying for dental coverage under COBRA. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of App… 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

Experts: Lawmakers are short on time to resolve TRIA disagreements

9/2/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

A great deal of compromise lies ahead for lawmakers if the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program backstop is to be renewed before it expires at the end of December, according to observers. Disagreement amo… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Insurers, state investigate Vt. town's salt-shed roof collapse that injured 4

9/1/2014

  • Burlington Free Press (Vt.) (tiered subscription model), The

The Vermont Department of Public Safety said that problems with temporary and permanent bracing led to a salt shed's roof collapsing as the structure was being built for the town of Williston. The inc… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Court backs Mich. crackdown on underground storage tank leaks

8/26/2014

  • Crain's Detroit Business

A recent ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals supports the state's recent efforts to resolve problems posed by leaking underground storage tanks. The court upheld most of a trial court's finding th… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Can 401(k) rollover into annuity solve DB woes?

9/2/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Defined benefit pension plans and their guaranteed lifetime income are disappearing. But for baby boomers, rolling a 401(k) into an immediate annuity is a practical solution that could provide income … Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Discounted Registration Rates Ending for VISION: IRI Annual Meeting 2014

8/25/2014

Discounted registration rates will end after this Friday for VISION: IRI Annual Meeting 2014. From lessons in leadership to executive perspectives on industry trends, VISION is your ticket to learning… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Construction sector faces shortage of skilled workers

8/27/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

The U.S. construction industry is bouncing back, but during the recession many of the sector's best workers left to find work elsewhere. Almost two-thirds of construction companies have faced a shorta… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

HHS issues $35M in grants to support PCMHs

8/27/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

HHS awarded $35 million in grants split among 147 health centers in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to support patient-centered medical homes. Twenty-one grants support new constru… Read More