Navigating Narrow Networks
By Carol Patton
Narrow networks, aka high-performance networks, are luring employers due to their potential for cost savings and better healthcare delivery, but they present HR challenges, as well.
Mobility and the ACA
By Kristen B. Frasch
With the individual and employer mandates approaching, new concerns are emerging around the healthcare-reform law's potential impact on globally mobile workers and their organizations.
Report: Dumping Spousal Coverage May Not Save Money
By Katie Kuehner-Hebert
A new Employee Benefit Research Institute report says employers may end up spending more money on healthcare coverage if neighboring employers dump their more-costly spouses onto their plans.
The Rise of Consumerism?
By Tom Starner
Recent research reveals employees with health savings accounts are slowly becoming better consumers when it comes to buying medical care. Here's what HR can do to ride that wave to a healthier workforce.
Avoiding a Penalty on 'Play or Pay'
By Mary Bauman and Don Garlitz
While the IRS granted large employers an extra year before facing possible penalties under the employer shared responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act, there is still plenty of conditioning for HR to do in preparation for the 2015 season.