The number of employers contributing to health savings accounts or health reimbursement arrangements continues to grow, with 71% of employees reporting contributions from their employers in 2013, according to a new report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Novant Health violated ERISA when it allowed its Retirement Plus Plan to pay millions of dollars in excessive fees to third-party service providers, including the plans broker, a class action lawsuit filed Wednesday by current and former Novant employees claims.
There's still time left in tax filing season. If you're a small business entrepreneur or run a home-based business, there are some key ways to save money on your returns, according to Meisa Bonnelli of Millennial Tax. Here are the managing partner's tips for tremendous tax advantages.
Under the Department of Health and Human Services final rule issued March 5 on the reinsurance fee imposed under the Affordable Care Act, some employers may be exempt in 2015 or 2016. Is your client exempt?
EBA is introducing our 2014 Rising Stars in Advising throughout the month of March. Our last adviser is Erin Devine, 33, of CBG Benefits, with three tips for other young advisers in the field.
Private industry employers spent, on average, $29.63 per hour worked for total employee compensation in December 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. Wages and salaries averaged $20.76 per hour worked and accounted for 70.1% of that cost, while benefits averaged $8.87 and accounted for the remaining 29.9%.
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In the Benefitnews Bookstore, U.S. and Canadian employers can choose from among the newest titles and benefits classics from the most respected publisher in the business ... the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
Detailed directories of employee assistance programs, disability insurance providers, fitness and wellness programs, life insurance brokers, national health plan network providers, pharmacy benefit management providers, retirement plan services and more.
A complete guide to the Affordable Care Act's key dates and deadlines.
Details about EBA's awards for Employee Benefit Adviser of the Year, Health Plan Adviser of the Year, Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year and Voluntary Benefits Adviser of the Year.
Helen Darling, retiring this spring from her role as president of the National Business Group on Health, discusses some of the challenges and choices ahead as employers prepare for the ongoing rollout of the ACA and private and public exchanges.
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