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Tracking Healthcare Trends
When it comes to healthcare-plan design, experts say there are some strategies that companies can pursue now in anticipation of changes on the horizon.
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The Expanding Scope of On-site Health
Recent Towers Watson research finds many employers with on-site health centers are planning to add new centers and services in the next two years. Experts weigh in on what's driving this expansion, and how HR can help measure the return on the company's investment.
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HBLC 2015: Moving the Needle in Benefits
Speakers at this year's Health & Benefits Leadership Conference explore the challenges and opportunities facing wellness, retirement security and more.
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Court's Ruling Looms Large
HR leaders need to prepare for all scenarios as they await the Supreme Court's decision on King v. Burwell, a case that, depending upon how the high court rules, could have a dramatic impact on the Affordable Care Act.
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Dependent Care's Disappearing Act?
With its recent tax-reform plan, the White House is seeking to eliminate flexible spending accounts related to caring for children and aging parents, while also trying to broaden current limitations. Experts discuss the HR aspects of the proposed changes and how they would affect employees -- and their loved ones.
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Wrestling with the ACA's Reporting Requirements
A new survey finds many organizations are struggling with the reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act. Experts discuss ways HR leaders can get their organizations ahead of the compliance curve.
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The ACA and International Assignees
Large employers need to bear in mind the implications of international assignees and take steps to address compliance for their globally mobile employee base.
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A Rising Trend
With the prices for some generic drugs skyrocketing, what can employers do? Some experts suggest making plan participants more price-conscious.
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Beefing Up Weight-Management Programs
A recent report suggests innovation is needed for employer-sponsored weight-control programs to succeed. What can employers and HR do better in order to help weight-loss initiatives really get up and running?
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The ACA and the Bottom Line
Four years after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, a new survey looks into how the healthcare law has affected organizations' budgets and employment strategies.
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Benefits Column

During the past quarter century, the Americans with Disabilities Act has had an unanticipated effect on employers and their accommodations of employees who became injured or ill.
In Times of Peril Jun 4, 2015
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