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May 30 – by Leila Morris Subscribe to Insurance Insider News EMPLOYEE BENEFITS • Voluntary Sales Bounce Back • Employees to Pay More for Their Benefits IN CALIFORNIA • Health Reform Expected to Create Jobs in CA DISABILITY • Return to Work Programs Reduce Costs and Boost Productivity HEALTHCARE • Voters Blame the Legal [...]
What the heck does the inside of an iPhone have to do with healthcare reform? According to claims by Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, when looking inside Apple's iPhone, an observer will see an assembly of coordinated and interdependent components, unlike a Dell computer, whose components come from different manufacturers [...]
The Health Care law contains a number of policies that create perverse financial incentives for employers to stop offering health insurance to their employees. House Republicans on the Ways and Means Committee said employers would save billions of dollars if they quit offering health coverage to their employees and instead pushed workers into [...]
Federal regulators are now scrutinizing whether small companies with relatively healthy employees will pull out of the group health insurance market by self-insuring. That could make premiums for traditional health insurance plans unaffordable for the businesses that remain. That’s why the health-reform law has mandates for both individuals [...]
The harsh Supreme Court questions about the Affordable Care Act has fed a misleading impression that health reform is on life support. Here’s the reality – virtually every state is now engaged in using federal grants to build state exchanges and expand Medicaid – a process that will persist in some form even if the Supreme Court strikes [...]
As the Supreme Court deliberates over the plan's fate, it's clear that Obamacare has, at best, tepid public support, but it currently looks a little like some sort of healthcare reform is probably inevitable no matter what the Supreme Court decides. A mandate is part and parcel of covering preexisting conditions for everyone. So, many opponents [...]
A piece of Barack Obama's health reform plan is coming early to four Sacramento area counties in the form of the Low-Income Health Program. County governments and health care providers view it as a chance to get a head start on the complicated system that must emerge by Jan. 1, 2014, according to the Sacramento Bee.