Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

PTSD linked to higher risk of heart failure among veterans

3/31/2015

  • Pharmacy Times online

A study in the American Journal of Public Health found that veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder are 47% more likely to develop heart failure. Researchers analyzed outpatient records from … 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

New savings account could help cover care for disabled people

3/31/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A new type of savings account will help with advance planning for people with disabilities. The 529A, or ABLE, accounts will allow money to be set aside for people with disabilities without affecting … Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Survey finds gap in dental care for older, homebound patients

3/25/2015

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Health care and dental care providers should partner to develop dental care programs for homebound elderly adults, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Man… 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

Aging highways pose dangers for truck drivers

3/31/2015

  • Bloomberg

Truck drivers and observers say congested highways and deteriorating infrastructure are making places such as Atlanta dangerous to navigate. Hundreds of truck drivers die every year in accidents on U.… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Aon exec: Risk manager and broker interactions require accountability

3/30/2015

  • PropertyCasualty360

Honesty, trust and prompt, continuous service are crucial factors in relationships between brokers and risk managers. Both parties should "insist on and participate in effective strategic and operatio… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Court orders Calif. city to pay $2.5M over underground storage tanks

3/24/2015

  • Press-Telegram (Long Beach, Calif.)

Long Beach, Calif., must pay a $2.5 million penalty related to underground-storage-tank maintenance violations cited by the California Water Resources Control Board, the Los Angeles County Superior Co… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Older workers still struggle with long-term unemployment

3/31/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A study from AARP finds older workers who lose a job spend a longer period out of work and, if they find a new job, make less money. Job scarcity was cited by most older workers as the biggest barrier… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

CE Webinar -- Closing the Retirement Health Care Planning Gap: The Next Retirement Planning Challenge

3/25/2015

This IRI/HealthView Services continuing education webinar on Thursday, April 16, at 2 p.m. ET will address common misperceptions about retirement health care costs, explain why current and future reti… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Officials investigate N.C. scaffolding incident that killed 3 workers

3/25/2015

  • Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk), The

The North Carolina Department of Labor has opened an inquiry into an accident in which a scaffold fell from a high-rise building in Raleigh, N.C., killing three workers. The agency could impose fines … Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Humana subsidiaries help providers transition to new care models

3/30/2015

  • Health Data Management

Humana is launching two companies, Transcend and Transcend Insights, offering health care providers the care coordination, information technology and other resources they need to phase out fee-for-ser… Read More