Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Study calls for greater emphasis on heart health in younger patients

3/5/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Clinicians and patients typically don't treat high cholesterol until patients reach their 50s and 60s, but that may be too late, according to research that finds risk of heart disease jumps 39% for ev… 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

Alito hints at compromise ACA ruling

3/5/2015

  • Bloomberg
  • Kaiser Health News

Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday hinted during arguments on Affordable Care Act tax credits that a ruling against the Obama administration might not immediately invalidate cre… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Insurers consider offering more dental plans on HealthCare.gov

3/4/2015

  • National Underwriter Life & Health

Consumers are likely to have more choices of standalone dental plans next year through the federally run Affordable Care Act exchange, according to HHS. The average number of carriers per state is up,… 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

Calif. bill targets workers' comp pre-existing conditions for women

3/4/2015

  • San Diego Union-Tribune

A California bill is designed to prevent certain pre-existing conditions from hindering workers' compensation benefits for women. Critics say that citing conditions that affect mostly women amounts to… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Feds to investigate Calif. commuter-train collision with truck

2/27/2015

  • Christian Science Monitor, The

A crash involving a commuter train and a truck in the Los Angeles area will be investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Railroad Administration. About 50 people were injure… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

BP CEO calls for international action on carbon-dioxide emissions

2/24/2015

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

The level of carbon-dioxide emissions generated by fossil fuels is not sustainable and will require the international community to take "steps that lead to a global price for carbon, which provides th… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

W&S Financial Group launches rider with high rollup

3/5/2015

  • InsuranceNewsNet online

W&S Financial Group has introduced a guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit rider with a 7% rollup that applies to all holders of all ages. The Guaranteed Lifetime Income Advantage Plus rider's high r… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Peyton Manning to Speak at the IRI Marketing Summit 2015

3/3/2015

IRI is thrilled to announce that Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning will be this year's IRI Marketing Summit guest speaker. The five-time league MVP, Super Bowl XLI Champion, and Nationwide mem… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Marijuana laws pose complications for multifamily property managers

3/4/2015

  • Urban Land online

The legalization of medical marijuana in nearly half of states, along with recreational use in four states, conflicts with federal law and presents a range of challenges for owners and managers of mul… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Consultant releases early analysis of Medicare bundled payment programs

3/4/2015

  • Modern Healthcare (tiered subscription model)

An early analysis of three Medicare bundled payment initiatives found that participants are most likely to be nonprofit providers in competitive markets that serve a smaller proportion of low-income b… Read More