While health care costs are growing more slowly than in years past, the increases are unsustainable over the long-term, say those in the industry.
Theres an end to ambiguity on whether direct payments for certain kinds of coverage are taxable or not.
Insurer groups this week shared ACA reform ideas with Congress, including the creation of a copper plan.
Millions of Americans could benefit from expanded coverage of preventive services under health savings account-qualified high-deductible health plans, says new research from the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and Harvard University Medical School.
Employers concerned about the Affordable Care Acts excise tax continue to consider adopting high-deductible health plans with health savings accounts.
The Supreme Court will hear a case this fall that holds implications for employers that still offer retiree health benefits.
American workers are increasingly satisfied with their retirement plans and interested in investing in them, a trend advisers and employers use in their favor.
Voluntary benefits are worth a fresh look. Here are five reasons benefit advisers should incorporate new voluntary options into client proposals.
Commentary: Blogger Mark Gaunya discusses a niche way some smaller employers might find appealing as a self-funding strategy to control health care costs. Its called a captive solution.
Obamacare reduced the percentage of U.S. adults without health insurance to its lowest point since 2008 even as the law remains unpopular with the public, separate surveys showed.
Commentary: Guest blogger Rich Fahn, a small business-focused benefit broker, gives advice for the challenging conversations brokers will have to have with many small groups as premium hikes are mounting.
Helping employers with benefits education is often cited as a key advantage of private health care exchanges, and while educating employees on their benefit choices was noted as a top challenge in a recent employer survey, only 2% of those surveyed have opted for a private exchange.
Commentary: Columnist Jack Kwicien notes that the future for benefits brokerages is unpredictable and tough, so one survival strategy might just be the private exchange.
Judi Carsrud is NAIFAs director of federal relations and she joins EBA to discuss the major issues their members have with current tax reform discussions in Congress and their advocacy efforts for NARAB, the bill that could streamline broker licensing.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a NAHU-backed bill exempting expatriate health plans from the ACA.