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Fidelity: Enrollment in Health Savings Accounts Surges

April 12, 2012
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Fidelity said April 11 that the number of health savings accounts it administered in 2011 jumped to 119,000, up 61 percent compared with 74,000 in 2010, its greatest annual increase.
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Administration Lays Out Annual Dollar Limits on Student Health Care Plans

March 19, 2012
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said student health insurance policies must provide annual coverage limits for essential benefits of at least $500,000 for policy years beginning on or after Sept. 23, 2012, but before Jan. 1, 2014.
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Prospects for Boost in Employee Mass Transit Tax Breaks Dim

February 23, 2012
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The history of the higher mass transit tax break goes back to 2009, when lawmakers approved an economic stimulus measure that allowed employees to reduce their taxable salaries by up to $230 a month to pay for mass transit expenses.
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Workers Pick Their Perfect Perquisite

January 16, 2012
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As the nation's economic recovery ekes ahead, employers are looking for perks that help woo young talent, retain high performers and control costs.
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Aon Hewitt: 401(k) Participants Keep Moving Away From Equities

January 3, 2012
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401(k) plan participants last November maintained a now six-month trend in moving money to fixed income from equities, according to Aon Hewitt's November 401(k) Index.
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No Perfect Fit

September 23, 2011
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Outfitting workers with well-suited age, ethnic benefits requires tailoring.
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The Hot List: 2011 Health Insurers

September 13, 2011
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Listed in alphabetical order. Published April 2011.
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