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Content tagged with Compliance posted in August 2009
Health Insurance Practice Launched by Financial Services Analyst and Research Firm Aite Group
News  |  8/31/2009  | 
Health Insurance practice lby financial services analyst and research firm Aite Group; Kunal Pandya will head new practice focused on IT, regulatory and business issues affecting Health Insurance and Healthcare sectors.
Permanent General Implements Top Layer Network Security Solution
News  |  8/27/2009  | 
Top Layer's IPS 5500 intrusion prevention suite is providing the group of auto insurance companies the ability to effectively block malicious network traffic while handling greater volume and maintaining network availability.
New York Life Names Nancy Davenport VP of Governmental Affairs
News  |  8/25/2009  | 
Davenport's experience includes regulatory advocacy roles at JPMorgan Chase and the American Council of Life Insurers, as well as roles in the New York State Legislature.
FICO Releases Insurance Fraud Manager 3, Healthcare Edition
News  |  8/24/2009  | 
FICO IFM 3's predictive analytics-driven capabilities give insurers more power to detect fraud before payment, avoiding the "pay-and-chase" approach that many insurers take in order to remain compliant, according to the vendor.
IFRS May Not Be the Most Immediate Accounting Change
News  |  8/20/2009  | 
While the International Financial Reporting Standards for insurers still are being worked out, other accounting standards changes could have a more immediate impact on the industry.
Adoption of IFRS Provides Benefits to Insurers
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
The International Financial Reporting Standards offer insurers the potential to simplify financial reporting and reduce accounting complexity.
International Financial Reporting Standards Offer Insurers Opportunities for Operational Synergies
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
The implementation of IFRS could result in cost-saving synergies in data, metrics and modeling. But up-front investments in data, systems and human resources will be required to realize those synergies.
Virtual Roundtable: Insurers Brace for New Financial Reporting Standards
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
The new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) promote transparency in the public's best interest. But what will be required from an IT standpoint for insurers to comply with the IFRS?
IFRS Standards for Insurance Still Under Development
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
While the new International Financial Reporting Standards will impact insurers' IT systems, the IASB is still developing specific accounting standards for the insurance industry.
James J. Wrynn Named New York State Superintendent of Insurance
News  |  8/17/2009  | 
As Superintendent of the nationally influential New York State Department of Insurance, Wrynn will face challenges associated with consumer concerns and economic pressures on the industry, as well as the unresolved role the federal government will play in insurance regulation.
AIR Worldwide Updates U.S. Earthquake Model
News  |  8/5/2009  | 
AIR Worldwide updates U.S. earthquake model; enhanced model includes updated view of seismic hazards consistent with U.S. Geological Survey maps.
Healthcare Reform Will Revolutionize the Provider Contracting Model
News  |  8/3/2009  | 
Proposed healthcare reforms would change the way health plans operate, spurring an overhaul of provider contract management systems and processes.
EHRs: Defining ’Meaningful Use’
News  |  8/3/2009  | 
The success of electronic medical records may depend on the ultimate definition of their 'meaningful use.'
Virtual Roundtable: Electronic Health Records
News  |  8/3/2009  | 
Industry experts weigh in on the present and future of EHR.
Electronic Health Records: A Place to Start, Not a Destination
News  |  8/3/2009  | 
End-game electronic health record solutions need to focus on integrating individuals' health with wealth and making it personal and actionable in a consumer-directed healthcare world.
Leveraging EHRs to Improve Healthcare
News  |  8/3/2009  | 
The information contained in electronic health records not only can help improve the quality of healthcare, it also can drive operational efficiencies for healthcare payers and providers.

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