Adviser help is needed to encourage employers to adopt the FSA rollover allowance, which has demonstrated growth results for employee contributions and enrollment numbers.
Predictions for 2014 open enrollment include more than 3 million employees being covered under private exchanges. Is this the new trend in employer-sponsored health care coverage?
Two major trends in employer-sponsored health care continue: a slower rate of premium increases and greater use of high-deductible health plans, especially among small employers, Kaiser study finds.
The IRS has released long-awaited draft instructions for the forms employers will use to comply with the ACAs employer mandate, giving benefit advisers and their clients a glimpse of the work ahead for 2015 and how to begin preparing now.
The full U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington will rehear a recent court decision that found the ACA's premium subsidies invalid in more than two dozen states due to the laws specific language. A rehearing may reduce the chances of a new Supreme Court showdown over a central element of the health reform law.
Fed up over unpaid enrollment commissions, benefit advisers are suing the Nevada state exchange and its website contractor Xerox.
The Obama administration has announced a government workaround to allow employees of religious nonprofits access to birth-control coverage even if their employer has opted not to pay for such medicines.
In anticipation of the Affordable Care Acts excise tax, U.S. employers are planning to take more aggressive approaches to projected single-digit increases in health care costs by revisiting the viability of consumer-driven health plans and spousal and dependent coverage.
Although open enrollment for ACA plans is not set to begin until November 15, a new report estimates that nearly 7 million adults may be able to enroll through special enrollment periods.
Employers are seeking help from benefit brokers and advisers as health care costs have them searching for alternatives to the current system of health care delivery.
New estimates find the ACA will decrease the number of Americans obtaining health insurance coverage in the future. Can the employer-sponsored health care model survive under these conditions?
Employers and employees more than ever need the help of their trusted adviser to communicate in plain language the complexities of todays health care landscape.
The IRS has issued guidance on how the IRS and the Treasury Department will administer the definition of a covered entity for purposes of the health insurance fee under the Affordable Care Act.
Employers say in 2015 they will continue to shift toward offering CDHPs, but many need adviser help to engage employees in better health care decisions and understand the benefits of a private exchange.
In an effort to raise money for Colorados state health insurance exchange, the board responsible for securing its financing has levied a new fee on all insurance policies issued in Colorado, including those sold off of the exchange.