How CFOs Can Help Control Health Care Costs
CFOs should challenge HR leaders on whether employees can afford costlier benefits, promote provider differentiation, and negotiate health care contracts.
5 Health Care Trends for CFOs to Watch in 2019
With companies still pressured by rising health benefits costs, they must actively engage in taking advantage of systemic changes in the health care market.
Tax Cuts Trigger CFO Optimism
U.S. finance chiefs see earnings growth in 2018, but they also expect higher wage and benefits costs.
After Another Cadillac Tax Delay, Now What?
With the tax perhaps unlikely to ever take effect, should companies still factor it into their benefits planning and strategies?
Cadillac Tax, Proposed Delay Don’t Pass Smell Test
The government's deceit regarding the tax on rich health plans, and a possible delay in its effective date, aren't doing plan sponsors any favors.
Plan-Design Changes Have Less Impact on Health Costs
Employers expect to cut way back next year on shifting health costs to their workers.
Employers Wouldn’t Alter Health Benefits upon ACA Repeal
Not even a repeal of the unpopular employer mandate would spur most companies to change their health benefits strategies.
How to Boost Workers’ Take-Home Pay Without a Raise
Employers may not be receiving the best deals for employees because conflicts of interest that benefit other parties maybe working against them.
Uncertainty Flares Again for Health Benefits
Following this week's elections, CFOs are again in the dark about the outlook for the cost, delivery, and quality of company-sponsored health care.
New Cures for Health Costs
Innovative ways to engage employees offer hope for bringing health care spending under control.
Self-Funding Health Benefits Could Kill Your Company
For small companies, acting on the temptation to save some money by dumping an insured plan could blow up in their faces.