Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

FDA clears Covidien's camera-equipped feeding tube

4/17/2014

  • RTT News

The FDA has granted Covidien approval for a camera-equipped disposable feeding tube known as Kangaroo with IRIS Technology, which allows clinicians visualization for a procedure that is typically perf… 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

Common health insurance mistakes

4/17/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

People shopping for a health insurance plan often focus only on the premium and deductible and fail to consider co-pays, provider networks and extent of coverage, experts say. Consumers often do not r… 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

Mo. high court overturns "exclusive cause" rulings in workers' comp cases

4/17/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that an injured employee arguing that a workers' compensation claim led to his firing had to demonstrate only that the claim was a "contributing factor" in his ter… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

New fire-response guidelines are issued for NYC police

4/14/2014

  • WABC-TV (N.Y.)

The New York Police Department has issued new fire-response protocols in light of a Coney Island fire in which one officer died last week. The guidelines give officers steps for safely using an elevat… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

"Waters of the United States" definition would expand under EPA proposal

4/8/2014

  • National Law Review, The

The definition of "waters of the United States" would be revised to include tributaries and other waters adjacent to "traditional navigable waters" under a proposal by the Environmental Protection Age… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Deferred income annuities are poised for growth, consultants say

4/17/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

The use of retirement income strategies based upon deferred income annuities is likely to increase over the next two years, according to more than half of defined contribution plan consultants surveye… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

FINRA sends investor-complaint rule to SEC

4/14/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission a proposed rule aimed at keeping investors informed of misconduct by brokers. The rule, which must be app… 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