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Articles from Risk & Insurance (January 1, 2005)

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A 'marshall plan' for employers: marshaling resources to bridge the needs of individual patients and that of a group of employees encourages companies to focus on the consumption of health care instead of the production of benefits. Huber, Diane L.; Owen, Mindy 1647
A cure for the fraud virus. Rousmaniere, Peter 566
Alternative risk. Cohen, Mark; Cunha, Bruce E. Letter to the Editor 261
Catastrophically dependent. Mackowsky, Richard 545
Conflicts of interest. Buck, Graham 214
E&S rates: a 'tolerable' nuisance: modest increases reported for 2005 could shoot skyward, however, as medical inflation devours any hard-fought gains. Let buyers beware, and make sure they have a policy with insurers who will be around a decade from now. Tuohy, Cyril 1698
Getting their feet webbed: for the past 18 months, Lexington has been automating policy administration in the underwriting process, and as many as nine products are distributed over the Web. The most complex transactions, however, are still paper-based. Starner, Tom 2127
Insurance buyers cool to carrier web technology: when it comes to the online technology offered by carriers, middle- market insurance buyers find they can't always get what they want, or sometimes even what they need. 509
Insurance company software directory. 16014
Kendall Jackson's toast to safety: the famed winery puts a cork in safety risks, encouraging employees to imbibe in a culture of health maintenance. Clifton, Josh 643
Marsh and regulators expected to settle by February: bargaining points include bid-rigging, restitution and punitive damages. Yahn, Steve 211
Outlook 2005: look out! may Mother Nature spin her wheels in neutral this year, and stay out of the business of inflicting catastrophic damage on the property-and-casualty industry. Regulators and the risk management industry have enough on their plate already, as they must contend with one another. Yahn, Steve 1094
Playing for keeps: big-name brokers have publicly eschewed contingent commissions, but that's not going to stop them from looking for other sources of revenue such as services that buyers once received for free. Vowinkel, Patricia 1301
Playing in high-stakes arenas. Vowinkel, Patricia 2297
Reflections on a seminal week: more than 180 exhibitors and 1,200 attendees show up at the 13th Annual National Workers' Comp and Disability Conference in November. Top subjects of discussion include the changes in California's workers' compensation laws, return-to-work strategies and techniques on disability management. Gurevitz, Susan 1377
Running man. Yahn, Steve Cover Story 2376
Service agreements unpopular. Buck, Graham 108
Sidestepping a quagmire. Buck, Graham 190
Slips, falls, fires, 'burn' eateries. 85
Small brokers scared of getting whacked: mom-and-pop shops fear large carriers will use the Spitzer investigation to scrimp on commissions and raise service charges. Yahn, Steve 738
Spitzer blows stronger than Hurricanes: Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne wash out third-quarter profits, but reinsurers at Baden Baden are more worried about "Hurricane Eliot.". Buck, Graham 830
Spitzer rains on Lloyd's parade: flexing its new-found financial muscle, Lloyd's looks to pump up further with a high profile debut in the international debt market. Buck, Graham 357
The middleman's muddle. Roberts, Jack 220
Toasting the quiet players. Crombie, Roger 577
Top concerns for life CFOs. 81
Trimming a surplus: only companies with sound balance sheets can absorb the kinds of claims that result from unexpected losses, and that's going to mean consolidation in the not-too-distant future, says Kevin H. Kelley, CEO of Lexington Insurance Co., the world's largest excess and surplus carrier. Risk & Insurance[R] interviewed Kelley in his Boston office. Roberts, Jack 1643
Worker's compensation. Ogden, Patrick Letter to the Editor 244

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