The much-maligned “Cadillac tax,” which was supposed to be implemented as a tax on high-value group health plans with premiums above a certain level, may finally be seeing the end of the road.
Already the implementation of the tax, which … Keep Reading
The Trump administration has decided not to pursue a policy that would have put an end to rebates paid to pharmacy benefit managers, which could put the focus again on how drug companies set their prices.
The proposal would have … Keep Reading
As the workforce ages and many employers want to keep on baby-boomer staff who have the experience and institutional knowledge that is irreplaceable, one issue that always comes up is how to handle health insurance.
Once your older workers reach … Keep Reading
New guidance from the IRS will help people enrolled in high-deductible health plans get coverage for pharmaceuticals to treat a number of chronic conditions.
Under the guidance, medicinal coverage for patients with HDHPs that have certain chronic conditions – like … Keep Reading
It’s looking more and more likely that a federal appeals court will strike down the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, which requires Americans to carry health insurance, either through coverage they receive from their employer or buying it themselves.
The … Keep Reading
Diabetes is a devastating illness – and not just for those with the disease. Employers are also shouldering massive and increasing direct and indirect costs due to diabetes.
Diabetes afflicts more than 11% of the adult population, including about 6.3% … Keep Reading
A new report by Sun Life Insurance Co. highlights the top high-cost claim conditions that plague the U.S. health care system and account for more than half of all catastrophic or unpredictable claims costs.
The top 10 costliest claim conditions … Keep Reading
The IRS has announced new health savings account contribution maximums for the 2020 health insurance plan year.
Employees who have an HSA linked to a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) will be able to contribute to their HSA up to a … Keep Reading