Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was given an opportunity to evaluate the claims process and review the historical losses of a transportation company with over 500 U.S. locations that needed a more cost-effective insurance program. With many updates and new initiatives, the organization recognized a significant improvement.
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Bring Your Insurance Policy to the Tailor so Your Insurance Company Doesn't Take You to the Cleaners
Considering the unfortunate rise in terrorism-related incidences, it might be time to review your organization’s coverage in the event a situation should arise.
Technical Bulletin-Health Plan Certification of Compliance with HIPAA Electronic Transaction Standards
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued proposed regulations that will require a controlling health plan (CHP) to submit information certifying compliance with certain Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) electronic transaction operating rules and standards. One important aspect of the proposed regulations is the extension of the deadline for certification and submission to HHS.
Directions is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting Division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The January 2014 issue includes Healthcare Reform updates, benefit trends and surveys, upcoming webinar information and a variety of benefits and HR news including: New Guidance Amends Excepted Benefits; Supreme Court Upholds an ERISA Plan’s 3‐Year Limit on Filing Suit, and Five Things to Think About Beyond PPACA.
Despite improvement in insurer underwriting results in 2012, the workers compensation market continues to be challenging to both employers and insurance carriers alike. To gain a broader sense of this situation, review the Gallagher Workers Compensation — Fall 2013 State of the Market whitepaper.
It’s possible to control benefit costs while competing for talent in an era defined by constant change. This report presents a strategic analysis of the current state of the employee benefits market and provides data highlights from Gallagher’s full survey of U.S. employers.
The Ponemon Institute’s 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: United States is the fourth annual study of U.S. companies. Sponsored by HP Enterprise Security, this year’s study is based on a representative sample of 60 organizations in various industry sectors.
Rotor-Wing insurance rates appear to be increasing no doubt based upon the loss record of a particular operator and the uses contemplated for the aircraft. There’s a movement afoot by underwriters to start pushing rates up across the board.
Given the complexities of issues confronting school districts these days, enterprise risk management has become a necessary foundation to your protection programs. From new ISO standards and more over the past few years, the new language of risk and how to implement an enterprise-wide approach to it, is outlined in this Gallagher Public Sector whitepaper.
Healthcare Reform Updates for December 17, 2013