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House Passes Bill Reauthorizing TRIA
Yellow Alert | Nov. 19, 2019 | TRIA

The House of Representatives easily passed legislation that would extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for seven years.

TRIA Reauthorization Legislation Sent to House
Council Brief | Nov. 11, 2019

November 11, 2019 The House Financial Services Committee passed legislation on a 57-0 vote to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program on October 31, sending the measure to the full

New AMS Innovations for the Digital Age
Insurtech | Oct. 31, 2019

At this month’s Applied Net 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Applied Systems announced new updates to Applied Epic and its digital agency and brokerage portfolio intended to “enable agents and brokers to

ILF Tech Panels Tackle Small Commercial
Insurtech | Oct. 31, 2019

At The Council’s Insurance Leadership Forum earlier this month, two panels delved into the evolving space of small commercial insurance, a $140 billion industry in annual revenue. The first panel

Building a Next-Gen Toolbox for Brokers of the Future
Insurtech | Oct. 31, 2019

Erik Mitisek, president of Highwing, discusses the inspiration behind Highwing’s startup and how the company is addressing the main obstacle to modernizing the broker-carrier relationship: you need broker participation to

Are Employers the Real Disruptors of Healthcare?
Health & Benefits | Oct. 28, 2019 | Employee Benefits, Healthcare, Healthcare costs

October 24, 2019 Need a check-up? You might not need to look further than Walmart or Amazon. Both have launched a telehealth-related initiative, among other solutions, to emphasize preventive care

Health Tech Tools for Fighting the Opioid Crisis
Health & Benefits | Oct. 28, 2019 | Healthcare

October 24, 2019 With more than 130 Americans dying daily from an opioid-related overdose, this public health crisis is real. Health plans and employers play a vital role in addressing

What Employers Can Do about Mental Healthcare
Health & Benefits | Oct. 28, 2019 | Employee Benefits, Healthcare, Healthcare costs

October 24, 2019 Ben Miller, PsyD, chief strategy officer at Well Being Trust, gives his take on the state of mental healthcare in the workplace. We talk delivery and payment

Medical Tourism Reimagined
Health & Benefits | Oct. 28, 2019 | Access to Care, Employee Benefits, Healthcare, Healthcare costs, Quality

Every year, about two million Americans travel domestically or abroad for medical coverage. While it’s not a novel concept, it may be worth revisiting why people might choose to receive