Supplemental health products, like hospital indemnity and critical insurance plans, have been growing in popularity as out-of-pocket medical costs increase for many employees.
Employers can use the ACA as a framework to communicate the value of their plans in a positive light.
With health care and retirement taking priority in company benefit budgets, group life and disability plans are slowly shrinking from employer offerings.Read More
Of the 251 retirees and 1,254 workers age 25 or older who responded to a new Employee Benefit Research Institute survey, 57 percent say they have less than $25,000 in household savings and investments.Read More
Despite the recovering U.S. economy, almost all American workers feel uncertain about their ability to live comfortably in retirement, according to a survey conducted by the Employee Benefits Research Institute. Read More
A study conducted in 2011 indicated that 2.4 million people were identified as having a chronic disease after having a routine eye exam. Employers offering vision benefits saved $4.5 billion in health care costs because of early detection, according to the study conducted by the Human Capital Management Services Group, a consulting firm for VSP.Read More
Experts are looking to educate lawmakers about the benefits of protecting the existing tax treatment of retirement plans.Read More
The employees are accused of falsely reporting that they participated in healthy activities in order to earn rewards through a wellness program included in their employee health insurance plans.Read More
GM announced on June 1 it would offer 42,000 salaried retirees a lump-sum offer. Another 76,000 salaried retirees, along with those who declined the lump sum, will receive annuity payments from Prudential.Read More