Retiree Benefit Cutbacks
- Making health insurance more affordable for small business: offer choices to tame costs. Hurst, Earl // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/21/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 28, p10
The article recommends several health insurance options that can reduce costs for small businesses. A list of health plan strategies and alternatives is given, including the cafeteria health plan, which allows a worker the choice to increase coverage by paying the additional premium, which is...
- DECISION '08/BY THE NUMBERS. // Medical Economics;10/17/2008, Vol. 85 Issue 20, p14
The article presents statistics related to the cost of health care planning in the U.S.
- Cure should not be worse than disease. McKeon, Buck // Hill;2/11/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p40
The article focuses on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) which offers a framework for employers to offer, on a voluntary basis, consistent, high-quality, cost-effective health benefits to workers in the U.S.
- Businesses Say 'Enough' to State's Health Insurance Law. Reed, Vita // Orange County Business Journal;10/13/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p1
Reports on reaction to California's law mandating employer-funded healthcare. Penalties levied on businesses; Details of the law.
- CFOs predict health care costs will continue soaring through 1992. // Corporate Board;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 13 Issue 75, p28
No abstract available.
- Pensions & benefits. // Corporate Board;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 14 Issue 83, p25
Discusses corporation's preferences in offering their own benefits rather than following President Bill Clinton's health care reforms. Net costs of company medical benefits; Result from survey conducted by Towers Perrin; Improvement of coverage for preventive care; Potential cost savings.
- Controlling increases in the volume and intensity of medical services. Cave, Douglas G. // Employee Benefits Journal;Jun93, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p11
Presents a new volume performance standard to allow employers to set annual volume and intensity growth targets of medical services. Definition of volume and intensity; Medical trend factors that influence volume and intensity; Containing volume and intensity growth by shifting risk to network...
- Health care costs rise--small businesses hardest hit. Goldberg, Carol // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);03/17/97, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p1
Announces the possibility that health premiums paid by United States employers may face an additional two percent increase in 1997. Result of inflationary factors. Potential double-digit increase in 1998; Data from the `New York Times' report; Implications of the deregulation of hospital rates.
- Fast facts. // Public Management (00333611);May94, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p24
Presents statistics dealing with health care benefits given to American employees. Types of plans offered by local governments.