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Articles by Rita Pyrillis

Employees Opening Health Savings Accounts in Record Numbers

May 6, 2013
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With 2014 contribution limits just released and more employers making high-deductible health plans their sole health benefit option, HSAs will continue to grow.
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Is Bullying the New Sexual Harassment?

April 17, 2013
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Office ogres exact not only an emotional cost but a monetary one. They can poison productivity, stifle creativity, and force good employees out the door.
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Lack of Vision, Dental Benefits Could Be Shortsighted

April 11, 2013
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To enrich the information we provide in our Hot List, Workforce will be adding reports on the industries covered in the list. In this first installment, we look at vision and dental plans.
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The Pre-existing Conditions: Buildup to Health Care Reform Bound to Bring Overload of Information

April 8, 2013
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A flood of marketing materials from private and state health care exchanges, insurance providers and others that are expected to start peddling their health insurance products will flood employees as 2014 approaches. Do you have the answers they will be asking?
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High-Deductible Health Plans Gaining Employer Support

March 22, 2013
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Pushed by rising costs and health care reform, employers are considering dropping their traditional health benefits for these consumer-driven health plans.
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How Companies Can Support Cancer Survivors in the Workplace—and Manage Costs

February 27, 2013
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No one likes to talk about cancer, but it is not the taboo workplace subject it was in years past. In fact, progressive companies are supporting workers who have cancer like never before.
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Caring for Workers Who Care for Mom

February 21, 2013
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There are nearly 10 million adult children over 50 who are responsible for an aging parent, and that is costing companies up to $34 billion a year due to absenteeism and other issues affecting productivity.
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Cancer Poses a Growing Challenge to Employers

February 14, 2013
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Care for cancer patients costs employers an estimated $264 billion a year in health care costs and lost productivity, although cancer strikes just 1.6 percent of the workforce.
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Valuing Value: California Mines New Health Coverage Plan Concepts

January 18, 2013
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SeeChange Health and Blue Shield of California are two San Francisco insurance companies that are stepping up efforts to market value-based insurance design plans to large employers.
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