Flexible spending account advocates expect most employers to embrace rollover provision.
More than a million worksites could be affected if the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration changes who submits work-related injury data and how, but is this just another example of regulation by shaming? Meanwhile, OSHA has led the charge attacking employer safety plans which measure their success based on this same injury data.
Although only pediatric coverage is specified in Affordable Care Act mandates, all dental plans should be having discussions with local dental practices to ensure theyre adequately prepared. FAIR Healths Robin Gelburd provides the details no plan sponsor should ignore.
Employee benefits attorneys share how employers facing Affordable Care Act reforms can think outside the box for health plan changes in 2014.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would ban workplace and hiring bias on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, finally passed the Senate today. Its future in the GOP-controlled House is less certain.
There is great shift in the way companies are looking at benefits, which is great for companies offering private exchanges, says Mercer Partner Christopher Covill, who explains employers of all sizes across multiple industries are asking questions.
A debrief on the types of changes that trigger the loss of grandfathered status, the concept at the center of the if you like your plan, you can keep it issue.
Now that the Internal Revenue Service has allowed for $500 of Flexible Spending Account funds to roll over from year to year ending the "No. 1 impediment" to these accounts employers must act now to update plan documents, says WageWorks Jody Dietel. Listen is as the FSA expert explains, and shares how this move will affect FSA usage from now on.
In this list of key Obamacare provisions effective for the plan year beginning this January, which ones apply to you, and are you ready?
On November 18, 2010, Julie Heimeshoff filed her lawsuit against Hartford and Wal-Mart, claiming that defendants had violated ERISA by failing to provide long-term disability benefits.
As Congress enters its final day to solve the debt ceiling and shutdown debacle before Thursdays deadline, employee benefits insiders say there could be some last-minute changes that surprise the industry.
Eleven days into the federal government shutdown, employee benefits attorneys assess the short-term and long-term potential implications for your business and benefits strategy.
Cigna has instructed brokers to halt selling insurance to individuals who are subsidy-eligible through its federal health care exchange broker portals.
Your errors and omissions insurance might not cover what you think it does.
The three-year effort to open the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges culminates today, beset by logistical delays and efforts by Republicans to shut down the U.S. government in protest.