President Barack Obama outlined steps Nov. 20 that would revamp the nations broken immigration system by allowing undocumented immigrants to play by the rules and gain work authorization potentially changing the rules for benefit managers.
This week, EBN dove into the current trends and future of what benefit managers need to do their jobs. Many are budgeting a boost in spending to get the latest and greatest tools to increase engagement and streamline functionality. Here you can find a detailed recap, highlighting key findings from our tech week coverage.
U.S. House Republicans made good on a vote to sue the Obama administration over implementation of the 2010 health-care law with a lawsuit naming the Department of Health and Human Services and the Treasury as defendants in what they claim to be a case of constitutional overreach.
Applying the appropriate technology to boost benefits engagement may also require managers considering that technology in light of consumerism, compliance, cost and culture.
Depending on plan design, some employers may need to adopt year-end amendments to comply with recent federal changes that recognize same-sex marriages as a legal union for benefit purposes.
The IRS plans to close a major loophole in the ACA by banning employers who offer skinny medical plans without hospitalization coverage from qualifying as minimum value plans under the health reform law.
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