The House Ways and Means Committee just approved a new bill that could halt the tax-free reimbursement of abortion expenses from flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs).
Wellness & Safety
The IRS has given smaller employers a little more breathing room on the new W-2 health coverage cost reporting requirements.
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.
Employers have been given more time to comply with some of the new rules designed to protect patients who receive health insurance claims denials.
What are your biggest HR concerns for the coming year? See if they match up with this recent study.
An economic stimulus bill passed in February 2009 created a subsidy that covered 65% of the COBRA premium for laid-off employees. Now we know how much the subsidy program cost taxpayers.
The outcome of a pending court case could seriously handicap many companies’ wellness programs.
New research offers further proof that there’s a clear correlation between senior management’s involvement in wellness programs and employee participation rates.
Employers across the U.S. are getting serious about changing their health plans and making employees more accountable for their medical choices, new research says.