Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

11 mobile health apps to watch

4/22/2014

  • MedCityNews.com

Eleven mobile health apps have been recognized by the Webby Awards this year. The honorees include behavioral health apps, a communication platform and a symptom checker. An allergy tracker and diabet… 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

Gallup poll: Biggest financial concern is retirement

4/23/2014

  • Gallup.com

For a majority of Americans (nearly 60%), the biggest financial worry is the risk of running out of money in retirement, according to a Gallup poll. The second most pressing worry is the ability to af… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Study links periodontal disease, cardiovascular disease risks

4/16/2014

  • MedPage Today (free registration)

Periodontal disease was common among patients with chronic coronary heart disease participating in a multicenter clinical trial, and those who experienced tooth loss and gum bleeding tended to experie… 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

Flood-mitigation project in Pa. city doesn't pass federal inspection

4/23/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A flood-protection project in Jeannette, Pa., failed an inspection by the Army Corps of Engineers last month. Mayor Richard Jacobelli said financing the second phase of the project will likely be more… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

3,500 law enforcement officials, metal detectors secure 2014 Boston Marathon

4/21/2014

  • Christian Science Monitor, The

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency employed heightened security measures and "unprecedented resources" for the Boston Marathon following last year's deadly finish-line bombing. The race was… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

3 types of environmental policies that can remedy coverage gaps

4/22/2014

  • Mondaq (free registration)

Environmental cleanup and other risks associated with construction, mining, real estate development and energy development can be managed by transferring risk through three types of environmental insu… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Tax-deferred annuities offer protection from rising U.S. tax rates

4/23/2014

  • Forbes

Tax-deferred annuities might be a useful tool for investors looking for protection from rising U.S. federal tax rates, writes John Rafal, founder of Essex Financial Services. Gains are not taxed until… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Helping to Secure Your Clients' Retirement: Transforming Social Security Into a Winning Retirement Strategy

4/22/2014

The Insured Retirement Institute and BlackRock partnered during National Retirement Planning Week® 2014 to provide a free webinar to financial advisors. A replay of the webinar, which focused on Soci… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Deal with Berkshire Hathaway is beneficial for London, Aon CEO says

4/15/2014

  • Reuters

Aon CEO Greg Case said the Lloyd's market benefits from an Aon deal under which some risk is transferred while 7.5% of Aon's business placed in the London market is allocated to Berkshire Hathaway. "T… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Oncology experts see ways to cut costs without harming quality

4/23/2014

  • Clinical Oncology News

Oncology stakeholders voiced support for new payment models as one way of maintaining the quality of cancer care while reducing costs. Models that incentivize quality could even be applied to the phar… Read More