The HR organization’s China Miner Gorman warns that the legislation mandating paid sick days would foist new requirements on employers that could turn out to be as difficult and costly to administer as the Family and Medical Leave Act—whose 200 pages of regulations she held up at the hearing.
The Healthy Workforce Act requires that the wellness programs include three of the following four components: health education, participation monitoring, behavioral change and a supportive environment for healthy lifestyles.
But underneath the bristling, employers are trying to figure out what a good compromise might look like on key issues including taxing health benefits, employer mandates and a government-run option.
The latest iteration of the Affordable Health Choices Act provides more guidance on the kinds of subsidies small employers can expect to receive in exchange for providing health insurance to employees, but generally resembles a draft that was leaked last week.
The Senate’s decision Wednesday, June 3, axed the governor’s proposals that the state’s Insurance Department said would have given 110,000 residents access to private health insurance.
Commentary: With his full-page ad defending a corporate rewards event, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf has reminded those who have forgotten—or never knew—that in the free enterprise system, it is a best practice to give people rewards for reaching targeted financial goals.
As medical tourism gains traction, it will be up to HR to say why it is or isn’t right for the company
Getting rebates is good, but some employers and pharmacy benefit managers say that the pharmacy benefits industry needs to unequivocally commit to acting on behalf of employers.
These links and phone numbers provide employers with useful information on elder care.
This list is aimed at helping employees find the assistance they need in caring for an elderly parent.