It’s no secret that many employers aren’t happy with the new healthcare overhaul – mainly because they don’t think it’ll lower costs. But some of the provisions they dislike most won’t add to their expenses.
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Most employers appear to have bought into the idea that getting workers to exercise, quit smoking and eat right will lower future healthcare costs. The next step? Getting employees to adhere to their medication/treatment regimens.
The House’s vote on the Repeal the Job Killing Health Care Law Act has been postponed following the shootings in Arizona that killed six and left Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) hospitalized.
Doing one of these things to exempt employees will rub out their exempt status – and can make your company liable to pay them overtime compensation.
Forty-one percent of employers are concerned about losing their top talent in 2011 – and they should be.
It’s been proven time and again: Wellness programs with high participation rates achieve significant cost savings. But few companies are reaching the participation levels they need, so they’re bringing out the big guns.
Matching a greater percentage of employees’ retirement contributions is a great way to get them to save more – and boost participation rates, right? Guess again.
In 2010, more than two dozen provisions under the healthcare reform law kicked in. And in 2011, there’s plenty more for employers to worry about.