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THE BIG STORIES April 22, 2016
Dodd forecasts Clinton victory in November, PPACA overhaul
Dodd forecasts Clinton victory in November, PPACA overhaul
By Warren S. Hersch
The ex-senator remains "hopeful" that political leaders will put aside differences to address reform for immigration, taxation, Social Security, Medicare and other top national concerns.…read more
2016 Broker of the Year: Reed Smith
2016 Broker of the Year: Reed Smith
By Rosalie L. Donlon
Everyone agrees that brokers are a hardworking group, continually looking for the best solutions for their clients. The best examples of this group were the five finalists for 2016 Broker of the Year.…read more
The Cadillac tax: myths & facts
The Cadillac tax: myths & facts
By Brad Knox
Do you know what's true and what's not about the PPPACA Cadillac Tax?…read more
Resolution to block DOL rule passes House panel
Resolution to block DOL rule passes House panel
By Nick Thornton
A resolution to block the DOL from implementing its fiduciary rule now moves to a House vote.…read more
Opioid addiction costing employers
Opioid addiction costing employers
By Jack Craver
Nearly one-third of opioid prescriptions acquired by employees through their employer-backed insurance are being abused.…read more
Warren S. Hersch
How the insurance industry can disrupt the disrupters
By Warren S. Hersch
Insurers must do some innovating of their own, said Glenn Wintrich at the 2016 BenefitsPRO Broker Expo held in Fort Lauderdale, That means getting a handle on the growing mountain of data about customers and prospects that's ready to be tapped.…read more
Allison Bell
194 weird PPACA tax credit claims found by watchdog
By Allison Bell
Government analysts have found strange health insurance-related numbers in some taxpayers' tax returns.…read more
Plan sponsors tell all
By Caroline Marwitz
Plan sponsors need advisors and the feeling is mutual. But plan sponsors also have definite ideas about what works and what doesn't. Here are some insights straight from the horse's mouth. …read more
9 Top FAQs about HSAs, FSAs, and HRAs
9 Top FAQs about HSAs, FSAs, and HRAs
Comparing HSAs, FSAs, and HRAs? Check out this chart and FAQs to help decide between these different health care expense accounts.…read more
"What an expensive experiment for all. "
-- Greg Miller from PPACA co-ops face uncertain future
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