February 08, 2017

In the Age of HDHPs, Employees Need Education

Employees are assuming more responsibility for health care savings and spending decisions, yet they are unprepared and, in some cases, unwilling to take accountability, says a survey from Alegeus.

February 07, 2017

ACA Executive Order Does Not Stop Plan Sponsor Actions

Despite an order by Trump to minimize the burden of the Affordable Care Act, industry experts say nothing will happen soon, and even after any repeals, plan sponsors may keep doing what they are doing.

January 31, 2017

HDHPs Are Not the Answer for Every Employee

Although employee costs are higher no matter what plan type they choose, employers need to help employees select the best health benefits plan for their financial situation.

January 23, 2017

There Is Hope for Improving Americans’ Retirement Security

After a scathing Wall Street Journal article suggesting 401(k)s are not adequate for retirement, Ted Benna, whom some call the ‘father of the 401(k),’ and Lori Lucas of Callan, suggest there are ways to improve retirement security.

January 06, 2017

Six Health Care Trends to Follow in 2017

The National Business Group on Health has released six trends for 2017, in response to past trends and growing concern about the Affordable Care Act’s potential repeal.

January 05, 2017

The Evolution of Employee Wellness Programs

More employers are devising holistic wellness programs that address physical, mental and financial health; and technology could be the main driver in boosting participation.

December 19, 2016

Employers Focused on Modernizing Health Benefits in 2017

Willis Towers Watson has noted trends aimed at employer-sponsored health and well-being benefits, including shifting from a ‘one-size-fits-all’ mantra to providing options that tailor to employees’ individual needs, and increasing voluntary benefits for younger generations.