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SHRM Opposes Expansion of Small-Group Market under ACA

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June 3, 2015

2016 Will Be Costly Year for ACA Compliance, Employers Say

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May 21, 2015

Report: Insurance Companies Violate Birth Control Mandate

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May 11, 2015

Health Care Staffing Shortage Predicted to Get Worse Under ACA

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April 22, 2015

ACA Poses Tough Choices, HR Director Testifies Before Congress

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April 16, 2015

Despite Cloudy Future, Health Benefits Remain Vital

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April 6, 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.

Dan Abrams: Two-Sidedness Overrated

By Allen Smith  3/25/2015

Whether it’s the opinion page or his own reporting, Dan Abrams, a legal analyst for ABC News and founder/publisher of news site Mediaite.com, is a man drawn toward opinions.

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March 26, 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.

ACA at 5th Anniversary: Neither Poison Nor Panacea

By Allen Smith  3/20/2015

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March 23, 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. 
 

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February 25, 2015

 

Regarding third-party staffing arrangements, how should staffing firms and their clients prepare?

By Ilyse Schuman, Russell Chapman and Neil Alexander, © Littler   

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January 13, 2015

 

ACA tracking and reporting requirements often go beyond what many systems provide

    

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January 1, 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

 

Rising costs and regulatory demands could fuel growth of private health exchanges  
 

Private health insurance exchanges could funamentally alter how employers provide health care to their workers, according to a September 2014 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC’s) Health Research Institute, The Rise of Retail Health Coverage.

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September 23, 2014

ORLANDO, FLA.—Implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be the crisis that allows you to, at long last, to transform your benefits strategy, said Karl James Ahlrichs, SPHR, a senior consultant with Indianapolis-based Gregory and Appel. He was the speaker at the June 24 session, “Using the ACA as a Catalyst to Move Organizational Culture Forward,” at the 2014 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition.

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July 1, 2014

Employers in the U.S. are continuing to shift health coverage expenses to their workers in response to rising plan costs (growing at a slower rate but still handily outpacing overall inflation) and in an effort to avoid the high-value-plan “Cadillac tax” required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2018.

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May 19, 2014

The Obama administration announced updates to model notices that employers must provide to employees, informing workers of their eligibility to continue health care coverage through the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).

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May 9, 2014
 
Before deciding how to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) coverage requirements, employers should seriously consider what they want to achieve through their pay and benefits package, advised benefits expert Gary Kushner, SPHR.
 
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March 25, 2014
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law on March 23, 2010, but many of its most significant provisions became effective on January 1, 2014. The ACA imposes new requirements and related penalties for both individuals and employers regarding health insurance coverage. But how does the ACA affect globally mobile employees, e.g., those on a long-term assignment to the U.S. or abroad, or who frequently cross borders on business travel?
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March 19, 2014