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Articles from Risk & Insurance (April 1, 2004)

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A class evolves and matures: during a roundtable meeting hosted by Marsh & McLennan Cos., five of the largest environmental insurance companies in the world discussed the state of the environmental insurance marketplace. This is an edited version of that conversation. 2526
A different perspective on risk in San Diego. Kerr, Michelle 1999
A passage to India. Rousmaniere, Peter 679
After TRIA, what price terror? The federal reinsurance backstop program has entered its second year, but it expires at the end of 2005. That means policies issued in January 2005 would still be in effect after the expiration of TRIA, leaving insurance companies on the hook if a terrorist attack took place in early 2006. Vowinkel, Patricia 1302
Beware of liberal language. Cox, Charles H. 676
Boom time for voluntary benefits: for employers, voluntary benefits are a matter of economics. For employees, it's a matter of priorities. Lucchi, Neal 1247
Calendar of upcoming events. Calendar 800
Claims management. 140
Converting bits and bytes: data conversions have become more frequent. Yet, many insurance companies are not very good at it, argues one expert, who offers guidance in navigating the pitfalls of data conversion. Kaul, Jerry 810
Disabled racecar driver kills worker. 522
Ducking the taxman: the growth in numbers of RRGs formed by non-profit health care organizations to respond to a lack of primary liability coverage in the commercial market is striking. For many non-profits, a key concern in forming a captive RRG is to achieve tax efficiency, the author argues. Moriarty, Kevin 1557
Going postal means still going strong. Filipczyk, Kathleen 301
Insurance exit strategies: the use of tools increasingly available to manage the risk of developing contaminated real estate include a guaranteed-price cleanup and environmental insurance, which pays for unforeseen liability and cost overruns. Stoneman, Bill 1549
Medical malpractice insurance, 1993-2002. 148
Monty python's shameless reinsurance circus. Crombie, Roger 715
New horizons for employers. Strazewski, Len 634
Policy administration. 90
Risk infiltrates Madison Avenue. 567
Stepping up: Canadian Nancy L. Chambers will become the new president of RIMS after her election this month. She'll need the skills of a diplomat to navigate all the constituencies that RIMS serves. Tuohy, Cyril 1534
That settles IT! Delays in reporting claims are the source of many workers' comp costs and a little help from Web-based technology can cut reporting times from days to minutes, according to a proponent of Internet-based claims processing. Griffin, Rodney 947
Through the lens sharply: insurance, reinsurance and brokerage community professionals highlight the differences in how they approach risk. Slattery, Thomas J. 4361
To the editor. DeOrio, Tad 249
TPA buyers' guide. 15629
Tribal warfare: a Native American tribe raises the hopes of compensation managers desperate for lower insurance premiums, but instead winds up incurring the wrath of California regulators. Shutan, Bruce Cover Story 2205
Weather derivatives: call them anything but: contracts concluded in the weather derivatives market are swaps, forwards and other contracts that do not involve the payment of premium. Therefore, they should not be defined as insurance. O'Hearne, Brian 563
Weather derivatives: call them insurance: defrocking weather derivatives and classifying them as what they are, insurance products, can only serve to benefit the public, claims the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. 571
Web services. 99
Workforce management. 154
Worth repeating ... 143

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