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 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
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.Read More
Listed in alphabetical order. Published December 2011. Read More
Tough questioning of attorneys representing the Obama administration have led some to predict that the U.S. Supreme Court will repeal the mandate, though others say don't read too much into the March 26-28 oral arguments. Read More
According to one expert, if PPACA is allowed to stand without the individual mandate 'the whole thing goes south very quickly.'Read More
At issue in the final day of oral arguments on health care reform was whether the individual mandate, which requires most U.S. residents to enroll in a qualified plan or pay a financial penalty, is so intertwined with the broader law that the entire law would fall if the court rules the mandate is unconstitutional.
Because employer and employee health care benefit contributions are made on a pretax basis, it wil cost employers considerably more than the $2,000-per-employee fee for dropping coverage, if the law survives legal challenges being heard by the Supreme Court.