Despite a reported 4.4% increase in employer health care costs in 2014, the majority of large U.S. employers say they are more inclined to maintain benefits to active employees, but will modify plans and continue to shift over costs to their employees.
Gary Cohen, the top U.S. health insurance regulator accused by congressional Republicans of misleading them before the troubled start of the Obamacare insurance website, will resign.
The move by Los Angeles City Council this week to ban electronic cigarettes from restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other public spaces in the city leaves employers grappling with the issue of whether to develop policies to regulate their use in the workplace.
A new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers finds consumers are a lot less focused on the price of their plan than insurance executives believe them to be.
Foursquare helps people discover new places, restaurants and experiences nearby with their mobile phones. For the talent team at Foursquare, employee procedures like onboarding didn't have the same ease and connectivity that their products allowed consumers to enjoy. Onboarding and other procedures were time-consuming, manual processes that resulted in redundant records and tons of wasted paper.
With the Affordable Care Act looming large, employers turn to benefit outsourcing to keep their plans compliant.
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