Tag Archives: health reform

Health Costs Rise Sharply

With a sluggish economy, experts anticipated health care would grow more modestly. Analysts at the institute attributed the increase more to rising prices than increased utilization of the health care system Continue reading

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One in 10 employers to drop health benefits

About one in 10 employers plans to end workers’ health insurance as the new healthcare law takes effect, according to a new study. Continue reading

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Compromise Still Guarantees Contraceptive Coverage (from Lockton Companies)

Seeking to curtail the political uproar over birth control and religious liberty, President Obama announced today a compromise on the requirement that non-grandfathered health insurance plans offered by religiously-affiliated institutions offer free birth control to female employees beginning (for most plans) in 2014. Continue reading

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Congress and Regulatory Agencies Continue to Turn the Crank on Health Reform Modifications, Additional Guidance

Congress yesterday morning passed a repeal of the enhanced Form 1099 filing requirement imposed by last year’s healthcare reform law. Continue reading

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