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Expedia Constructing Work-Site Clinic at Headquarters

October 22, 2012
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The clinic is being constructed by Qliance Medical Management Inc., a Seattle-based health care firm that contracts with employers to provide primary care to employees and their dependents through its network of clinics.
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Sutter Health Seeks Approval to Offer HMO in California

September 26, 2012
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Under California's Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act, health plans must obtain a license from the Department of Managed Health Care to operate as HMOs in the state.
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Employees Will Need to Be Educated About Benefits Eligibility

September 24, 2012
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Fortunately, most payroll and human resource information system vendors either already have a robust time and attendance system or are building one to meet the new employer record-keeping requirements mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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Consumer-Driven Health Plans Pass HMOs in Popularity of Plans Offered: Survey

September 17, 2012
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Fifty-eight percent of more than 1,800 employers surveyed by Aon Hewitt offered some type of CDHP in 2011, while 38 percent offered HMOs, 15 percent offered point-of-service plans, 12 percent offered exclusive provider organization plans and 5 percent offered indemnity plans.
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Employee Benefits Broker Hylant Group Acquires Employee Benefits Agency AGIS

June 14, 2012
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As a result of the acquisition, AGIS clients will now have access to the full range of resources available to them through Hylant's employee benefits practice.
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Individual Mandate Rejection Seen as Worst Legal Outcome

April 2, 2012
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According to one expert, if PPACA is allowed to stand without the individual mandate 'the whole thing goes south very quickly.'
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Dropping Health Care Coverage No Easy Decision for Employers

March 28, 2012
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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.
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CIGNA, New York Physician Group Launch Accountable Care Initiative

January 11, 2012
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Under the program, registered nurses employed by 71 Weill Cornell primary care physicians will serve as clinical care coordinators, using patient-specific data provided by CIGNA to identify and reach out to patients discharged from the hospital who might be at risk for readmission, patients who may be overdue for important health screenings or those who may have skipped a prescription refill.
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Firms Seek Medical Second Opinions

December 6, 2011
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Reviews seen as tool to reduce costs of complex cases.
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Analysis: Employers Can Help Employees Be More Responsible for Their Health

November 30, 2011
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The report recommends that employers take into account their organization's culture when implementing workplace health and benefit programs.
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