Affordable Care Act
The Case for Private Insurance Exchanges
CFOs love predictable costs almost as much as lower costs. That’s a key selling point for private exchanges, which enable a defined-contribution approach to funding employee health benefits.
Health-care Decisions on Hold
Despite new guidance from federal agencies, employers face unknowns in deciding their next moves on their employee health-benefit programs.
What the Elections Will Mean for Health Care
The Presidential race and which party wins control of the Senate may dictate much about health-care reform and its costs for years to come.
Stories of Demise of Health Coverage Are Exaggerated
Deloitte research shows that 9% of employers expect to eliminate health benefits within three years. But that result isn’t nearly as sensational as many reports on the research implied.
Drug-Benefits War Heats Up
Pharmacy benefits management goliath Express Scripts has a smaller but fattened-up competitor nipping at its heels. An interview with Jeff Park, CFO of new number-four player Catamaran.
Will Big Companies Drop Health Benefits?
Once the dust settles on the forthcoming state insurance exchanges, small companies may not be the only ones seeking to shed employee health plans.
Court Decision on Health Care to Trigger Compliance Frenzy
No more waiting on the sidelines. It’s time to get ready to implement upcoming provisions of the Affordable Care Act and assess the financial fallout.
Perched on a Precipice
The Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, expected this week, will shake up health-benefits plans, one way or another.
Health Insurers: We’ll Continue with Reforms, Regardless
Three plan to keep offering some popular benefits even if the law is struck down.