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Some States Tag Health Care Procedures With Prices

September 12, 2013
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Massachusetts and New Hampshire were the only states to garner the highest “A” rating earlier this year in a report card on public tools issued by two nonprofit organizations.
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The Pulse on Health Care Pricing

September 11, 2013
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With prices of medical procedures fluctuating wildly, companies are putting costs under the microscope
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Employer Health Premium Costs Climb at a Slower Pace: Survey

August 23, 2013
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The Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2013 Employer Health Benefits Survey reveals employer-sponsored health insurance costs are rising at a slower pace than in the previous two years — a calm before the Affordable Care Act adoption.
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Medical Mythbusters Crack Back on Health Care Costs

August 14, 2013
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Bevy of so-called solutions to curbing costs are caught in the crossfire as authors debunk such fixes as wellness plans and predictive modeling formulas.


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Health Care Costs Top Concerns for U.S. CFOs: Survey

August 2, 2013
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A recent survey highlights the concerns many executives feel about how the Affordable Care Act will impact a company's finances and the economy.
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My Benefits Manager Told Me, You Better ‘SHOP’ Around

July 22, 2013
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How the small-business health exchanges, called Small Business Health Options Program, also known as ‘SHOP,’ perform may provide large employers a glimpse of what’s to come.
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Economy, Obama Administration Policies Are Top Employer Priorities in 2013: Survey

July 9, 2013
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Employers are focusing on current economic conditions and the policies of the Obama administration this year, according to a survey conducted by law firm Littler Mendelson.
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Employers Get a Little Breathing Room With Postponement of Employer Mandate

July 3, 2013
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A lack of guidance from the federal agencies responsible for implementing health care reform has been a chief complaint among employers.
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Age Becoming an Issue With Health Care Benefits, Study Shows

July 3, 2013
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Employers review their coverage options as they note younger workers are opting out of health plans while the number of older employees climbs.
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ACA/Health Benefits Surveys: Lack of Communication Intersects with Compliance Confusion

June 17, 2013
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HR practitioners continue to use paper-based methods to communicate health care benefit options and are struggling to understand compliance issues with the Affordable Care Act.
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