A forecasted spike in healthcare costs has employers looking at ways to reduce their expenses while still ensuring that staff members have access to the care and services they need.
Certain medical services related to preventative care for chronic conditions will now be covered as part of HDHP coverage.
There are 45 million Americans with student loan debt, and 74% of these people stress about it daily.
A new rule could shake up the way employers and employees leverage their health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) funds.
The IRS has announced that health savings account contribution limits will be increasing slightly in 2020.
Employers that have small staffs, and particularly those that have relatively young and healthy staffs, should strongly consider the benefits of level-funded health plans.
It’s one thing to design a wellness program for your workplace – stakeholders must also ensure that they have supportive strategies to engage employees as well.
A federal judge ruled that portions of the Department of Labor’s 2018 final rule on association health plans were invalid and constituted an “end-run” around the ACA that exceeded the DOL’s authority under the ERIS.
It appears that federal regulators are seeking ways to help keep grandfathered health plans in business, even though some benefit advisors believe it’s past time that they retired.
The Morehouse v. Steak N Shake, Inc. should prove instructive for plan administrators, who would be wise to review exactly what notices are required by COBRA.