Business Insurance - _Benefits Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news03 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:47:00 EST 10 Alito steps into health reform contraception case http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150417/NEWS03/150419853 20150417/NEWS03/150419853 Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has signed an order temporarily granting relief to a handful of Pennsylvania religious organizations from a lower court's decision that they must notify insurers of their intention not to provide birth control to... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:16:25 EST Health care law reinsurance fee to generate about $10 billion says HHS http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150417/NEWS03/150419854 20150417/NEWS03/150419854 A health care reform law-created program that imposes a fee on self-funded employers and other health care plan sponsors is expected to generate enough revenue to partially reimburse insurers — under earlier government set standards —... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:40:32 EST Bill would extend Health Coverage Tax Credit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150417/NEWS03/150419865 20150417/NEWS03/150419865 Employees who have lost their jobs due to foreign competition, as well as retirees in failed pension plans, again would be eligible for federal health insurance premium subsidies under legislation introduced Thursday in the U.S. Senate. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:10:35 EST EEOC proposes rules for workplace wellness financial incentives http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150416/NEWS03/150419874 20150416/NEWS03/150419874 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Thursday published a long-awaited set of proposed rules clarifying the agency's stance on the use of financial incentives within workplace wellness programs. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:24:12 EST Health care support firm gets OK to fund benefits in its captive http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150416/NEWS03/150419876 20150416/NEWS03/150419876 The U.S. Labor Department has given final authorization to Healthcare Services Group Inc. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:04:57 EST Uninsured rate for adults drops 40% since 2013 http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150416/NEWS03/150419881 20150416/NEWS03/150419881 Aided by health care reform law provisions that took effect at the beginning of 2014, the percentage of uninsured nonelderly adults has fallen by more than 40%, according to a new analysis. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:38:18 EST UnitedHealth books another profitable quarter, raises 2015 outlook http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150416/NEWS03/150419893 20150416/NEWS03/150419893 UnitedHealth Group Inc. is rolling as one of the biggest winners in the Affordable Care Act era as the health insurer and services company posted significant gains across all lines of its business. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:05:58 EST BNP Paribas granted money management exemption http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150416/NEWS03/150419894 20150416/NEWS03/150419894 BNP Paribas can continue providing money management services to U.S. retirement plans, despite the parent company's June 2014 guilty plea to violating U.S. sanctions in several countries, said a notice published Wednesday by the U.S. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:44:26 EST Benefits lobbying group targets health care law's excise tax, work week rule http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150415/NEWS03/150419920 20150415/NEWS03/150419920 Five years after President Obama signed his signature health reform care law, it is time for legislators to consider changes to the law, the head of an employer benefits lobbying group says. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:54:14 EST Employees more optimistic about retirement http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150414/NEWS03/150419933 20150414/NEWS03/150419933 Fewer employees are planning to delay their retirement due to inadequate savings or other financial issues, according to new survey data released on Tuesday by PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:09:21 EST