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Ruling: Plan Documents Govern Discretion to Deny Claims

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May 5, 2015

Emergency Room Use Varies by Income, Education and Race

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May 5, 2015

Planning a Specialty Drug Strategy Through 2020

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May 4, 2015

Survey: Employers Likely to Outsource ACA Reporting

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May 1, 2015

Large Employers Holding the Line on Premium Increases

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April 21, 2015

Private Health Exchange Enrollments Doubled in 2015

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April 9, 2015

Manage Specialty Drugs to Stem Pharmacy Costs

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April 8, 2015

Despite Cloudy Future, Health Benefits Remain Vital

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April 6, 2015

Consumer-Directed Health Plans Save Money Over Time

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March 30, 2015
 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines.

14 States, D.C. Seek to Stay Injunction of Obama’s Immigration Action

By Allen Smith  3/17/2015

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March 18, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines.
 

Stop the Madness? Or Accommodate It?

NCAA basketball tournament tests workplace boundaries on betting, game-watching

By Dana Wilkie  3/11/2015

March 12, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines.

Employers’ Brief for Same-Sex Marriage Cites Benefits Burden

Tax ‘gross ups’ among the added costs of separate treatment for same-sex spouse benefits

By Stephen Miller, CEBS  3/10/2015

March 10, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines. 

Majority of Justices Seem To Have Minds Made Up in Health Care Case

By Allen Smith  3/4/2015

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March 5, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines. 

 

Seen But Not Heard

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March 4, 2015

 

Updated daily, the HR News home page is your one-stop shop for the latest news and featured articles. This page compiles top staff-written and external news of general interest to HR, plus major stories in the HR Disciplines. 

FBI: Over 80 Percent of Active Shooter Incidents Occur at Work

By Roy Maurer  3/3/2015 

March 3, 2015

 

In a new online posting, the Department of Labor (DOL) reiterated that employers may not use a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) or other means to reimburse employees for purchasing nongroup health insurance coverage, including policies available on an Affordable Care Act (ACA) public exchange.

Among the points addressed by the DOL in a set of Frequently Asked Questions posted on Nov. 6, 2014, were the following:

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November 17, 2014

 

Traditional preferred provider organizations (PPOs) are fast becoming relics of the past, like Model Ts.

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October 30, 2014

 

During open enrollment, be mindful of age-based differences
 

With four generations working side by side in the labor force—Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists—employers are challenged during open enrollment season to meet each group’s distinctive needs and expectations. These differences become especially relevant when honing ways to communicate health care options.

Millennials Embrace Technology

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October 13, 2014

 

Despite continuing efforts to rein in rising health care costs, roughly half of large U.S. employers will begin to hit the thresholds triggering the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) excise tax on high-value plans in 2018, and the percentage is expected to rise significantly in subsequent years, according to an analysis by consultancy Towers Watson.

September 29, 2014