As an employer, theres a lot you need to know in order to decide whether or not to offer health care through a health insurance exchange. But before you make a decision, Karen McLeese, J.D., vice president of employee benefit regulatory affairs for CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, details the general functions of all exchanges, including state-based, federal, or state/federal partnerships.
Sixty-nine percent of employers tell the IFEBP that they definitely plan to provide employer-sponsored health care when exchanges begin in 2014; in 2012, only 46% of companies were willing to commit to that.
As the U.S. Senate works to rewrite immigration policy, the House of Representatives is spending floor time on legislation that wont become law, voting today to repeal President Barack Obamas 2010 Affordable Care Act.
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The court observed that a person is a fiduciary only to the extent it exercises authority or control over plan assets in a case involving a small prosthetic limbs manufacturer and American United Life.