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Federal judge blocks new HHS workaround for birth-control coverage

Published October 30, 2014 CST

A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday jumped into the latest round in the legal wrangling over a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provision involving birth-control coverage and how it applies to religious institutions.

Gatorade's workplace fitness program not your average wellness initiative

Published October 29, 2014 CST

Imagine setting a fitness goal — and then announcing it to your entire workplace. Or joining your office-mates in a daily round of planks or jumping jacks.

Guy Carpenter practice to focus on health care providers and insurers

Published October 27, 2014 CST

Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. is launching a U.S. Healthcare & Life Specialty Practice that will focus on the needs of health care providers and insurers, the New York-based reinsurance brokerage said Monday.

Financial institutions identify cyber risk as major concern: Survey

Published October 23, 2014 CST

A total of 84% of global financial institutions identified cyber risk as one of their top five concerns in a third-quarter survey by Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.

IRS announces maximum 401(k) plan contribution limits for 2015

Published October 23, 2014 CST

The maximum contribution that can be made to 401(k) plans in 2015 will rise to $18,000, up from the current $17,500 limit, the Internal Revenue Service announced Thursday.

Hub International acquires benefits consultant Laurus Strategies

Published October 29, 2014 CST

Chicago-based Hub International Midwest, a division of broker Hub International Ltd., is acquiring the assets of Laurus Strategies, an employee benefits, human resource technology and global benefits consulting business also based in Chicago.