Employers are addressing the practice in part by looking at their benefit design and increasing deductibles and lowering out-of-pocket maximums so workers must pay a larger share for going out of network.Read More
Under a provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2013, the maximum annual contribution employees can make to their FSAs is $2,500. Read More
Called HR InTouch Marketplace, the online private exchange mimics a retail site where employees can go online and add their chosen plans to a shopping cart. Read More
The April 18 announcement, a merger with Catalyst Health Solutions Inc., outstripped that deal and would create a combined company that covers 25 million members nationwide.Read More
The Internal Revenue Service is expected to publish the official HSA contribution limits in May.Read More
Many questions have been raised about the fees and to which type of health plans they would apply.Read More
The new options include the Wal-Mart Rx Network, which directs employees to fill prescriptions at the international retailer; and the Rx4Value formulary, which swaps certain name brand drugs for generic.Read More
Mobile clinics, a relatively new phenomenon, offer an alternative for employers who might not otherwise be able to reach geographically scattered workers.Read More
How should we define employee engagement? Is it more than good morale and camaraderie?
—In Search of Meaning, senior leader, hospitality, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamRead More
Which standard form (if any) must employees fill out when they decline health care coverage?
—Paper Weight, executive assistant, maintenance/janitorial, New JerseyRead More