The analysis of claims data provides the greatest ability for an employer to have an effect on health care costs and employee health.
The move could be the initial foray of large insurers that see the growing importance of HR and benefits technology and software firms in the health care space.Read More
In sickness and in health; keeping workers healthy; foodie's guide to foods for the flu.Read More
Although Obamacare allows employers to conduct biometric tests, the EEOC says such tests violate the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.Read More
As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, there’s still no definitive ruling on the safety and proper regulation of the tobacco-free alternative. It’s up to employers to fill in the gaps.
Supplemental health products, like hospital indemnity and critical insurance plans, have been growing in popularity as out-of-pocket medical costs increase for many employees.
A growing number of companies such as JPMorgan Chase are extending their health care plans to include comprehensive coverage for autism.
Employers can use the ACA as a framework to communicate the value of their plans in a positive light.
Health care benefits still offer a sense of financial and emotional security despite the substantial changes in who pays for what.Read More
Halbig v. Burwell challenged the IRS interpretation of two conflicting provisions and lost at the U.S. District Court of D.C. The appeals court overturned the lower court’s decision.Read More