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November 24, 2014
Uninsureds say coverage is too pricey to buy
About a quarter of those who are uninsured say they didn’t think they’d be able to find a plan they could afford.... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Mondays really are a killer (in the workplace)
Mondays are the most likely days for a workplace murder to occur. ... Full Story
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November 24, 2014
Assurant Health joins PPACA exchanges
Assurant Health is selling individual major medical plans on exchanges in 16 states this year. Last year, they did not participate in any.... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
10 most feared jobs
We either secretly admire those who have the jobs that strike terror into our hearts, or we assume they’re crazy to have taken them. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
Consumer carrier satisfaction level sinks
New analysis finds that carriers have hit a 10-year low in consumer satisfaction, and are the fourth least-liked industry, ranking only above the airline industry, cable companies, and Internet service providers. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
Low premium or access: Which is preferred?
Given the choice between lower premiums or access to more providers, an overwhelming majority of employees would opt for the cost savings. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
CDHP enrollment, offerings spike
Mercer says CDHP enrollment spiked from 18 percent to 23 percent of all covered employees in 2014, the largest one-year increase in enrollment in high-deductible consumer-driven health plans. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
Senators urge immediate retirement reforms
The lawmakers suggested several reforms that “Treasury could make today,” that, they said, would go a long way toward accelerating retirement savings. ... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
New 401(k) plan features alone aren’t enough
The problem, Towers Watson says, is that there’s just not enough education in the workplace to help workers understand how to better prepare for the day they leave their jobs.... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
More employers adding wellness programs
Although few employers are making significant changes to their health care benefits in the coming year, more and more are adding wellness programs that aim to prevent problems before they happen.... Full Story
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November 20, 2014
Hindsight is 20/20 in retirement savings
More than half (52 percent) of those aged 55-64 wish they’d started saving earlier for retirement... Full Story
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November 19, 2014
The truth about multiemployer plans
As bleak as the PBGC’s multiemployer program balance sheet is, the indisputable fact is plenty of multiemployer plans are performing well.... Full Story
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November 19, 2014
Top 5 consumer health care concerns
Gallup asked Americans what they considered to be the country's "most urgent health problem." Here's what they said.... Full Story
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November 19, 2014
1 out of 5 workers forced to put off retirement
After the recession hit, only 49.6 percent of people retired before or shortly after their planned retirement date, the EBRI said, a nearly 23-percent drop compared to pre-downturn days. ... Full Story
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November 18, 2014
5 ways to kill the LTCI slump
A look at why the long term care insurance industry is down — and five ways you can turn the trend around. ... Full Story
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November 18, 2014
Most with exchange plans will return for coverage
More than 70 percent of those in a survey who purchased health insurance via an exchange for 2014 will be back again to acquire coverage for 2015. ... Full Story
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