Insurance

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

USPSTF draft recommends women in their 40s talk with docs about mammography

4/21/2015

  • HealthDay News

Draft recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force call for regular mammogram screenings every two years for women 50 to 74 years old. The guidelines call for patients in their 40s to … 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

Conn. exchange officials consider including ancillary benefits

4/21/2015

  • Hartford Business Journal (Conn.)

Federal funding established under the Affordable Care Act for state-run insurance exchanges is running out, and Access Health CT is among those considering allowing vision, life or supplemental Medica… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

ACA raises prominence, accessibility of dental coverage, care

4/15/2015

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

More health insurance plans sold through Affordable Care Act exchanges included dental benefits this year, presenting dentists with an opportunity to add patients, says Marcia Vannuccini, vice preside… 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

More storms forecast for Texas, Oklahoma

4/21/2015

  • AccuWeather.com

Another round of severe storms is forecast to hit Texas and the southern Plains starting tonight. Residents are warned to watch for rapidly changing weather and to be prepared for high winds, large ha… Read More

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Risk management, workforce and higher education news

Aon Public Sector Advisor

Published in partnership with: aonpublic

Ill. pension proposal needs review, lawmakers say

4/20/2015

  • Reuters

Illinois lawmakers are calling for the review of Gov. Bruce Rauner's pension proposal that would cut state public pensions and place workers hired since 2011 on a smaller pension plan. Rauner said the… Read More

Environmental Risk Advisor

The best news on environmental risks and regulations

Environmental Risk Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Environmental Services

Study: Some pollution in Calif.'s Central Valley comes from China

4/7/2015

  • Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (tiered subscription model), The

Coal-fired power plants and other sources in China are generating pollution that is eventually becoming ozone in California's Central Valley, according to researchers at the University of California, … Read More

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Retirement income industry news

IRI Retirement Income SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

SEC's Bowden to join key annuity seller Jackson National

4/21/2015

  • InsuranceNewsNet online

At the end of this month, Andrew Bowden, who heads the Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Compliance and Inspections and Examinations, will become Jackson National Life's senior vice presi… Read More

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Insured retirement income industry news

Insured Retirement Institute SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Insured Retirement Institute

Labor invites comment on proposed fiduciary standard

4/15/2015

  • Pensions & Investments (free access for SmartBrief readers)
  • PlanSponsor.com

The Department of Labor has opened the public comment period for its proposed fiduciary rule for retirement plan advisors. The rule would require advisors to put clients' interests ahead of their own … Read More

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Real estate insurance news

Aon's Real Estate Advisor

Published in partnership with: Aon Risk Services

Report: Disaster-prone areas increasingly have higher-valued properties

4/14/2015

  • CNBC
  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

The increase in value of properties in coastal areas and in places at risk of earthquakes has outpaced the overall 9% growth in U.S. insured property values from 2012 to 2014, Karen Clark & Co. says i… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Mass. moves to transition Medicaid program away from fee-for-service

4/20/2015

  • MassLive.com

MassHealth, Massachusetts' Medicaid program, is bringing in three new administrators and forming a new division in an effort to move away from a fee-for-service structure and toward coordinated, highe… Read More