Consistently encouraging employees to contribute to a health savings account (HSA) will only go so far. The best way to max out HSA participation rates is to stress its effectiveness as a retirement tool.
What do healthcare professionals think of the reform law? Let’s just say they aren’t rabid fans.
While smaller employers have been given a reprieve from having to report the cost of employees’ health insurance on W-2s, larger employers weren’t as lucky. Here are the feds’ new guidelines for complying with the requirement.
Good news: The feds just gave employers more leeway to make changes to their health plans and maintain their plans’ grandfathered status.
During the past six months, 20% of employers have cut back on employee benefits. And if the economy doesn’t improve, 32% say they’ll do the same in the next six months.