Health Reform News

Withdrawal liability: Why employers can’t sue trustees

Withdrawal liability is a seldom understood threat that could cost some of your employer clients tens of millions of dollars. While some employers see...
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How to optimize your staff for growth

Helping your agency become more successful starts with setting your people on the right path. Done properly, it will lead to an internal evolution, sa...
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Employer sued over wellness program

The case, EEOC v. Orion Energy Systems, serves as a reminder for advisers and their employer clients, when putting together a wellness plan, to pay ca...
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25 oddball interview questions for 2014

Interviewing for a job is not what it used to be. These days, employers, including benefit agencies, are often looking for applicants with creative-th...
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Is a country-wide pension system the answer to America’s retirement woes?

University of Rochester researchers propose revolutionary pension-based approach to re-energize the U.S. retirement system....
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The Politics of Obamacare: How the Affordable Care Act is Playing in the Midterm Elections

In 2010, many political analysts and journalists cited the debate over, and enactment of, the Affordable Care Act (often called “Obamacare”...
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Sen. Mark Pryor Spotlights the Health Law’s Rx for Pre-Existing Illnesses

In a column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why Senator Mark Pryor’s new campaign ad features the Affordable Care A...
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Sen. Mark Pryor Spotlights the Health Law’s Rx for Pre-Existing Illnesses

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why Senator Mark Pryor’s new campaign ad features the Affordab...
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How Obamacare Is Doing Better But Feeling Worse  

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why even as there are recent positive indicators of the Affordab...
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How Obamacare Is Doing Better But Feeling Worse

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why even as there are recent positive indicators of the Affordab...
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One Year into Duals Demo Enrollment: Early Expectations Meet Reality

One year into initial enrollment in the Medicare-Medicaid financial alignment demonstrations for dual eligible beneficiaries, some initial insights ar...
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Navigating the Health Insurance Landscape: What’s next for Navigators, In-person Assisters ...

On August 5, 2014, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Alliance for Health Reform hosted a briefing to discuss navigator and other in-person assistan...
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A Closer Look at the Courts’ Impact on Health Policy

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman maps what the combined impact of the Supreme Court decision on the Afford...
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A Closer Look at the Courts’ Impact on Health Policy

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman maps what the combined impact of the Supreme Court decision on the Afford...
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The Ohio Health Care Landscape

This fact sheet provides an overview of population health, health coverage, and health care delivery in Ohio under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....
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Share of Americans With An Unfavorable View of the Affordable Care Act Rises in July; Majority ...

A Quarter Incorrectly Believes Newly Insured Under ACA Were Enrolled in a Single Government Plan Majority of the Public Believes the Hobby Lobby Decis...
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Kaiser Health Policy News Index: July 2014

The July Kaiser Health Policy News Index finds the most closely followed news stories this month were discussions about how to deal with large numbers...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: July 2014

The July Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that over half the public has an unfavorable view of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in July, up eight percen...
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The Potential Side Effects of Halbig

The Halbig case, if it prevails, would have far-reaching side effects on the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate and the functioning of the indiv...
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