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U.S. corporate health exchanges find no new blue chip clients

Published December 15, 2014 CST

(Reuters) — Companies in the health care sector have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing workers' health benefits.

House approves bill to allow multiemployer pension plan benefit cuts

Published December 12, 2014 CST

Trustees of financially distressed multiemployer pension plans would be allowed to cut participants' benefits to prevent the plans from becoming insolvent under legislation narrowly approved by the House of Representatives Thursday night.

Employers vetting private health exchanges more closely: Report

Published December 12, 2014 CST

Private health insurance exchanges will continue to draw broad interest from employers in 2015, but new adoptions will likely be limited to benefit programs for certain types of employee groups.

Employee wellness programs continue to focus on obesity despite lawsuits

Published December 07, 2014 CST

Rising obesity-related health care costs are leading some employers to take a firmer approach to workplace wellness programs despite the potential to violate anti-discrimination laws.

Congress gives final OK to bill allowing multiemployer pension plan benefit cuts

Published December 15, 2014 CST

Trustees of financially distressed multiemployer pension plans would be allowed to cut participants' benefits to prevent the plans from becoming insolvent under legislation given final congressional approval Saturday.

Employers take wait-and-see approach to private health care exchanges

Published December 16, 2014 CST

While employers' interest in private health insurance exchanges as an alternative health benefits delivery solution remains high, few companies appear willing to be counted among the early adopters, a survey shows.

Benefits broker Terrill launches own health benefits exchange

Published November 05, 2014 CST

J. W. Terrill Inc. has launched its own private health benefits exchange, the St. Louis-based insurance and benefits broker announced on Wednesday.