The Affordable Care Act's medical loss ratio rule continues to force health insurers to pay refunds to consumers enrolled in individual and employer-sponsored health care coverage.
The White House this week breathed a sigh of relief - and conservatives simply sighed - when hours after a D.C. federal appeals court ruled that the Internal Revenue Service exceeded its authority in providing tax credit subsidies in 34 states, another federal appellate court ruled the opposite.
Employees need disability insurance and most employers are offering a group solution. But what can be done to enhance employees adoption of their available coverage?
A first-of-its-kind ranking of 401(k) plans at the 250 biggest companies in the U.S. unveils which companies offer the most lucrative retirement benefits and those with the least lavish. Among the least generous are Facebook, Amazon.com, and Whole Foods. Here are the 35 companies with the most advantageous retirement offerings.
Hiring managers take note: State laws banning criminal background checks until after a candidate has been offered an interview are gaining momentum.
The move to a private exchange could be difficult for employees who generally are not accustomed to making benefits plan decisions for themselves, or who balk at the potential of an increased out-of-pocket burden. It's incumbent upon employers to guide them through the transition to help them accept the idea that having more power and choice is a good trade-off to taking on more risk.
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