Monthly Archives: June 2011

Second Appellate Panel Hears Arguments on Health Care Law

What do you think the end result will be? Is it lawful and constitutional to mandate Americans carry health coverage? The Second Appellate Court is prepping for the debate now, and it will have implications for individuals and businesses alike. … Continue reading

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Lockton Expert Testifies on Capitol Hill to Share Views on Health Reform Law

Lockton Expert Testifies on Capitol Hill to Share Views on Health Reform Law “Place yourself in the shoes of employers that supply valued health coverage to 160 million of us,” suggests Lockton’s Fensholt to a Subcommittee of the U.S. House … Continue reading

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Extension of Applicability and Transition Dates for Plan Sponsor and Plan Participant Disclosure Rules

DOL Tries to Make it Official Extension of Applicability and Transition Dates for Plan Sponsor and Plan Participant Disclosure Rules   Last week the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) announced its official intention to delay the applicability date … Continue reading

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The obesity crisis and its effect on the workplace

Talking “weight” with your associates is never easy. However, the obesity crisis continues to drive up health care costs, so addressing the problem is necessary. Take a look at some information on the crisis and how to address it in … Continue reading

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Introducing Health Management to your company

Managing health care costs is increasingly becoming a project of managing health itself. Check out this Lockton case study on how one company successfully introduced healthy lifestyle initiatives to keep health care costs low. (Full study here: diagnosis%20success)

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SEAL Act update

Great commentary on the proposed SEAL Act to prevent “Leaky 401(k)”: HOW THE SENATE PROPOSES TO COMBAT PLAN LEAKAGE On May 18, Sens. Herb Kohl (D-WI) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) introduced the Savings Enhancement by Alleviating Leakage in 401(k) Savings … Continue reading

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