The Congressional Management Foundation talked to 163 senior managers in the U.S. House and Senate about staff retention for the coming year. The respondents said worries about salary freezes from budget cuts and transitioning employees to the Affordable Care Acts public exchanges were top of their list for possible staff departures.
EBA's Gillian Roberts talks with NAHU president Tom Harte about an immediate concern for brokers in 2014 the seemingly inevitable rate increase on the exchanges given recent demographic news. He adds that brokers opening their businesses to exchange participants 'will be the ones who survive."
One dental plan option does not fit all different solutions are right for different employers for different reasons. Although availability varies by state, Marc Warrington, senior vice president of sales at Assurant Employee Benefits, says brokers have four strategies to consider to help small business clients achieve Affordable Care Act pediatric dental compliance. [Photos: Fotolia]
A report released Thursday shows positive interest in the ACAs exchanges from this sought-after portion of the U.S. population.
Most uninsured people in the U.S. have yet to try to sign up for health coverage under Obamacare, and a key advocacy group said it will hire more workers to reach those unfamiliar with the law.
Pre-tax season taxpayer confusion is higher than normal with the ACA in full swing.
Part of President Barack Obamas health-care law is on hold in a Colorado case until at least tomorrow, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers contentions from religious groups that say they dont want to facilitate coverage for contraception.
Hundreds of thousands of people whose health plans are being canceled because their coverage doesnt meet Obamacare rules will be exempt next year from the U.S. mandate that all Americans carry medical insurance.
Security on the ACA exchanges needs to be taken very seriously by advisers.
Insurance brokers have been saying it all along, but now a House Oversight and Government Reform report confirms that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had numerous failings in their conceptualization and implementation of navigators. Here are the key findings from that House report: [Images: Fotolia]
Former Microsoft Corp. executive Kurt DelBene was named to replace Jeffrey Zients as the manager of the U.S. health insurance enrollment system, as Zients prepares to take over as White House chief economic adviser.
A group of Catholic health and educational organizations dont have to comply with a federal Affordable Care Act requirement to provide their employees with contraception coverage, a federal judge in New York ruled.
As with other components of the ACA, Congress may have overlooked that ERISA already has something to say about what employees can be charged as a contribution.
Emails obtained by the Republican majority of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce reveal that the Obama administration knew this summer that the federal SHOP exchange would likely not be ready for launch on Oct. 1.
With the ACA requiring even more communications to employees, many employers might consider shifting to electronic means for all disclosure notices, but there are many rules here and employers and their advisers should be careful.