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What You Need to Know About Employee Health Scorecards
Health and Wellness

What You Need to Know About Employee Health Scorecards

Some companies, persuaded by data linking better employee health and better company performance, will report on workforce health just as they do financials.
Matt Straz
5 Tips for Selecting the Best Health Insurance Plan
Health Insurance

5 Tips for Selecting the Best Health Insurance Plan

It's that time of year again for annual enrollment. As an employer, have you made a good decision?
Jennifer Fitzgerald
How to Map Out the Maddening World of Health Care Plans
Health Insurance

How to Map Out the Maddening World of Health Care Plans

Here are ways to help your employees choose the best health insurance options.
Tariq Hilaly
Insurers Are Split on Obamacare Performance
Obamacare

Insurers Are Split on Obamacare Performance

While UnitedHealth said it may pull out of the unprofitable market, Aetna said its business has performed as expected and profitability could improve next year.
4 Ways to Make Open Enrollment Almost Painless
Benefits

4 Ways to Make Open Enrollment Almost Painless

Many employers are doing better at offering benefit options than they are helping employees decide which best meet their needs.
Matt Straz
5 Looming Obamacare Obligations Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About
Employee Benefits

5 Looming Obamacare Obligations Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About

The Affordable Care Act requires complex calculations to avoid substantial penalties.
Tor Constantino
How to Revamp Your Employee Benefits in 3 Steps
Employee Benefits

How to Revamp Your Employee Benefits in 3 Steps

In the do-it-yourself, tech-heavy age of the millennials, it's time to re-think your approach to benefits.
Veer Gidwaney
5 Ways to Help Employees Make the Best Use of Benefits
Benefits

5 Ways to Help Employees Make the Best Use of Benefits

Ample benefits are a lure to top talent, yet research shows employees often don't take full advantage of what's offered.
Matt Straz
Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements
Zenefits

Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements

With employers facing new Affordable Care Act reporting requirements in 2016, one human-resources tech company is automating the process.
Catherine Clifford
The Top 4 Ways to Engage Your Employees in Their Own Healthcare
Health Insurance

The Top 4 Ways to Engage Your Employees in Their Own Healthcare

With costs rising precariously, employees must become more savvy consumers. Employers can help.
Steve Auerbach
5 Ways to Make Shopping for Health Insurance Easier
Health Insurance

5 Ways to Make Shopping for Health Insurance Easier

The Affordable Care Act has made it possible for smaller businesses to offer health insurance but nothing about it is simple.
Rick Lindquist
5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance
Control What You Can

5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance

Younger workers, unsurprisingly, are less likely to demand health insurance than older workers but don't overlook their birthdays.
Heather R. Huhman
Socially Responsible Small Businesses Often Grow Very Large
Corporate Social Responsibility

Socially Responsible Small Businesses Often Grow Very Large

Doing more than the minimum for workers and the environment has paid off handsomely for many well-known businesses.
Fran Hawthorne
Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles
Benefits

Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles

A patient communication campaign is required if every member of team is to make well-informed choices about benefits.
Matt Straz

Health insurance -- or health care coverage -- was affected by the Affordable Care Act that was passed in 2010 with the following rollout of key initiatives, including mandatory health care coverage for all U.S. citizens and legal residents and making it illegal for insurers to reject applicants based on predetermined health conditions. The law also requires small business owners with 50 or more full-time employees to offer their employees health insurance.

 
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