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- Local Governments Addressing Employee and Retiree Health Costs. // PA Times;Oct2009, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p1
The article reports that the study from the company Cobalt Community Research has shown employee and retiree health care costs in the U.S. being addressed by local governments. William SaintAmour of Cobalt Community states that benefit costs have been receiving a growing awareness. Several...
- Do the Healthy Have Lower Lifetime Healthcare Costs? // Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2010, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p14
The article presents the result of the study conducted by the researchers at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Massachusetts, which shows that healthy retirees in the U.S. face higher total healthcare costs over their lifetime.
- HB 2365 Protects Texans From Consequences of GASB 45. Combs, Susan; Duncan, Robert; Truitt, Vicki // Bond Buyer;6/11/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32647, p35
The article comments on the possible damaging effect of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement 45 (GASB 45), which requires Texas state and local governments to recognize and record retiree health insurance benefit costs as a financial obligation. The author stresses that GASB 45...
- Providers Seek to Rein in Retiree Health Costs (Book). // Benefits Quarterly;1993 Second Quarter, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p96
Presents an abstract of the article "Providers Seek to Rein in Retiree Health Costs," by Karen Pallarito, published in the January 25, 1993 issue of "Modern Healthcare."
- Cut retiree health benefits, or else. TOWNSEND, ALAIR // Crain's New York Business;10/25/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 43, p11
The article discusses issues related to maintaining retiree health care costs in New York.
- Danger looms for Americans unprepared for future health care costs in retirement. Spiker, Scott // Employee Benefit News;7/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p11
Reports on the threat posed by health care costs in retirement to U.S. citizens. Factors that augment the problem; Results of a survey on the issue conducted by Destiny Health; Percentage of total retiree medical costs to be paid by employers by 2031 predicted by Watson Wyatt Worldwide.
- CalPERS Plans to Create Trust Fund To Help Pay Government OPEB Costs. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;2/26/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32575, p6
The article reports on the plan of California Public Employees' Retirement System to create a trust fund that aids ensure government employees can pay the future costs of their retirees' health care benefits. According state treasurer, Bill Lockyer, the plan strengthens the security of retirees'...
- ILLINOIS: Growing Health Burden. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;4/18/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32610, p9
The article reports that according to a report, health care costs for state employees and retirees in Illinois rose by 131 percent over the last decade. It is recommended that the state ask enrollees to pay more for coverage. Eliminating a plan that allows enrollees more choice in their...
- Traditional health care: Going once, twice . . . gone? Harrison, Laird // Urology Times;10/1/2004, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p26
Focuses on the impact of the rising health care costs on the global market in the U.S. Obligation of companies to pay health care costs of retirees; Comparison of discounted rates of employees on the wide range of health care services; Benefits of the national health care system.