The easy fix would require insurers to offer active employers the same coverage within the ACA-mandated three-times age bands.
Postponing the tax until 2020 gives Congress more time to assess its potential effect on employers and employees.
Employees are starting to get sticker shock as additional health care costs are being passed on to them.
The news here isn’t so much that employers have a new private exchange option. It’s the company launching it.
As employers continue to search for ways to battle the high (and rising) cost of medical insurance, Flambeau offers hope that mandatory wellness programs will remain a viable option.
Bill Baun is the wellness officer at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has been working in corporate wellness since its earliest days, and despite his own battle against cancer, his input continues to shape the wellness field today.
Many workers say they’d be willing to give virtual visits a try.
But few companies likely to be affected by pending decision.