Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

House panel OKs 21st Century Cures measure

5/22/2015

  • The Hill
  • Reuters

The 21st Century Cures bill passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee in a 51-0 vote Thursday. The bill would speed up drug approval by requiring the FDA to improve its drug review process, look … 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

Vt. considers Conn. system for exchange

5/22/2015

  • CTMirror.org (Connecticut)

Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott said he and officials from Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration met with Access Health CT representatives to explore the possibility of using that state's framework for its … Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Aspen Dental plans 6 new offices in Mo.

5/20/2015

  • American City Business Journals

Aspen Dental Management announced plans to open six Missouri offices this year, joining Heartland Dental, which has 25 Missouri offices, Premier Dental Partners with 10 and Comfort Dental with eight o… 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

Fla. bill on flood insurance, risk gains governor's approval

5/22/2015

  • SaintPetersBlog (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Legislation signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott allows property owners to work directly with insurance underwriters for greater flexibility and customization in deductibles and reimbursement. The measur… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Many U.S. trains lack technology that decelerates automatically

5/18/2015

  • Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.) (tiered subscription model)
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

An automatic-braking technology that Congress has said must be on most railroads before next year is in place for about half of U.S. trains and tracks. The technology has gained more attention since a… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Analysis: Lead paint remains a problem in towns such as Baltimore

5/19/2015

  • FiveThirtyEight

Lead poisoning affects more than half a million children in the U.S. every year, with 65,000 cases of children having unsafe levels of lead in their blood detected in Baltimore from 1993 to 2013. "[T]… Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Wages of young workers are rising more slowly, IRI research finds

5/22/2015

  • MainStreet.com

Today's college graduates, many of whom are saddled with student loans, are confronted by daunting challenges. Since 1980, the average age at which America's workers reach the nation's median income h… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

IRI to Sen. Warren: People like their annuities

5/19/2015

  • The Motley Fool

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has attracted a lot of attention for her criticism of the way annuities are sold. In response, the Insured Retirement Institute pointed out that its research shows that… Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Hotel deals worldwide expected to hit $68B in 2015

5/19/2015

  • HotelNewsNow.com

JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group CEO Mark Wynne Smith said hotel transactions are expected to increase to $68 billion in 2015 after $60 billion in deals closed last year. "The Americas is the hot spot o… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

GI practitioners have high hopes for medical home model

5/20/2015

  • Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

Medical homes being implemented for patients with inflammatory bowel disease might improve outcomes while reducing health care costs and utilization, says Dr. John Allen of the Yale School of Medicine… Read More