Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

CF drug-delivery nebulizer from PARI gains FDA nod

1/30/2015

  • FDAnews

The FDA has granted PARI Respiratory Equipment approval to market its eRapid Nebulizer System for delivery of the cystic fibrosis drug Pulmozyme from Genentech. The product cuts the average time neede… 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

HHS posts billing and payment guidance for SHOP plans

1/30/2015

  • National Underwriter Life & Health

HHS recently issued guidance for paying bills, canceling payments, changing recurring payments and checking enrollment adjustments for health insurance plans on the Small Business Health Options Progr… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

ADA weighs in on right to sue for higher Medicaid reimbursements

1/28/2015

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

The American Dental Association joined other health care provider societies in filing a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court over the question of whether providers have a right to sue stat… 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

Senate committee plans to craft measure on sharing of cybersecurity info

1/30/2015

  • CSO
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The development of a bill governing how cybersecurity information is shared among companies and the government is a key goal for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, lawmak… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Employees of Ill. university to receive $1.7M for furlough days

1/26/2015

  • Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, Herrin, Murphysboro), The

About 1,500 employees at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will get about $1.7 million in back wages for unpaid furlough days mandated during 2011. The move follows an Illinois Educational Labor… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Colo. city asks appeals court to overturn judgment against fracking ban

1/27/2015

  • Longmont Times-Call (Colo.), The

Longmont, Colo., is asking the state's Court of Appeals to reverse a county judge's ruling against the city's prohibition of hydraulic fracturing. The city is making its request on the grounds that th… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Annuities with long-term care features are set for growth

1/30/2015

  • National Underwriter Life & Health

Hybrid annuities that are paired with long-term care insurance are poised to enjoy strong growth in the coming years, according to some industry experts. However, the relative scarcity of hybrid annui… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

DIAs put an end to anxiety over income in retirement

1/25/2015

  • MarketWatch

Robert Klein, president of the Retirement Income Center, explains that purchases of deferred income annuities or fixed index annuities with income riders are safe ways to deal with longevity risk. Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Expert: Focus on construction risk management grows among lenders

1/28/2015

  • GlobeSt.com

Lenders are increasingly strengthening construction risk management and scrutinizing engineers and architects to ensure that budgetary opinions are sound, says Joe Derhake, CEO of Partner Engineering … Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Provider develops virtual care program to meet patients' needs outside ED

1/28/2015

  • Bloomberg

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is turning to virtual health services in an effort to lessen the number of patients who seek emergency care. A $20 million initiative will establish two urgent car… Read More