Who doesn't love health care reform? Human resources managers, that's who.

In testimony this week before a House subcommittee, Sally Roberts, speaking on behalf of the Society for Human Resource Management, said the myriad administrative tasks reform has burdened HR with are actually devaluing health insurance benefits packages for those covered by some employer-sponsored plans.

She said SHRM members are reporting that they are investing far more time they should be making sure plans are compliant with tenets of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Additionally, employers are streamlining plans so that employees are offered fewer benefits and fewer overall coverage choices.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.