employer mandate

Top ACA provisions employers want to keepA Willis Towers Watson survey finds that employers see enhancing the employee experience in healthcare as key to boosting health engagement.
Will Trump follow through with an ACA repeal?In this commentary, Gerard J. Wedig of Simon Business School discusses the many possible implications of a Trump presidency.
U.S. House of Representatives v. BurwellCongressional standing to contest ACA insurance subsidies allowed but decision is in question
Cadillac tax causing firms to shed expensive policies
Cadillac tax causing firms to shed expensive policiesMany employers that offer generous health insurance packages are not looking forward to 2018, when the so-called Cadillac tax will impose a 40% penalty on high-cost health plans.
Two new studies paint different portrait of employer trends under ACAWhile one study finds up to 80% of mid-sized employers are increasing the employee share of health insurance deductibles and co-pays, another finds the amount of employee contributions has declined in the past few years.
House passes two bills affecting employer mandate, but veto is expectedThe U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills this week affecting employer mandate reforms that are part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but one is headed for a veto if it clears the U.S. Senate.
Obama administration faces scrutiny over ACA transparencyThough the second enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act has been operating fairly glitch free, the healthcare reform law and the Obama administration are facing major scrutiny from Republicans.
What employers want from health plansEmployer-sponsored healthcare benefits are not insulated from the changes taking place in the broader healthcare marketplace. However employers, particularly large employers, are attempting to drive the conversation and actions toward issues that are important to them. One of the best ways to do that is to pressure health plans to help them achieve their healthcare goals
Unum report finds cost-sharing and voluntary benefit spending are up as employers and employees react to ACAGroup cost sharing in the workplace is gaining in popularity as employers seek to contain costs, according to a new report by Unum, a leading provider of financial protection products.
BLOG: How the ACA will create a more portable workforceAs more people enroll in the exchanges, a more portable and innovative workforce will take shape