For years the employee benefits community has been using tax and choice tricks to convince workers of the value of them having control over their benefits. Flexible benefits, 401(k) plans, cash balance […]
As each week goes by we come closer to implementing different requirements under the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Most people are still confused about what this all means. Employees may […]
Do wellness programs work? Are employers getting their money worth? Will free preventive services improve health or simply add to costs?
Do wellness programs work? The answer depends how “work” and “wellness” are defined. There is also the fundamental question of whether the employer has the obligation or the incentive to invest in such activities. […]