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Next week’s coverage of PPACA oral arguments
As the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of PPACA on March 26-28, LifeHealthPro and BenefitsPro will have a team of editors on the ground in Washington D.C. to provide live coverage of the hearings.
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Recommended reads from around the web
Annuity case chills insurance agents (The Wall Street Journal)
Two years in, a consumer’s guide to health reform law (Kaiser Health News)
Holding court (The New Yorker)
The many legal barriers standing in the way of health reform (The Atlantic)
Unmired at last (The Economist)
The ABCs of health literacy (American Medical News)
An antisocial move by the Social Security Administration (Los Angeles Times)
Best blogs on BenefitsPro this week
Disorder in the court by Denis Storey
As fate would have it, the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act almost exactly two years after its hurried, confusing passage.
Get social or get fired by Jenny ivy
Meet the Saba People Cloud, a new application that helps businesses build a database of scores that can help them assess the most valuable employees based on social networking.
Why we’re all in trouble by Kathryn Mayer
The way things are trending, in less than 20 years the average family will face medical costs higher than their total income—all of it.
How many 401(k)s are there? by Dan Cole
Plan sponsors have 210 days after the close of the plan year to file their form 5500s.
What's missing from your 401(k) investment policy statement? By Chris Carosa
If you created your IPS in the 20th century, maybe it’s time to consider bringing it into the new millennium.
Most talked-about story on BenefitsPro this week: Disorder in the court
Most popular story on BenefitsPro this week: Six potential outcomes for health reform
Most apocalyptic reader on BenefitsPro this week
DubiousBrother: “The lies told to pass Obamacare are no different than the lies told to pass Medicare or Social Security. The difference will be that those that voted in SS and Medicare are dead before the financial time bomb goes off, Obamacare won't take that long.” (In response to Disorder in the court)
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