Actuary: Florida Governments Must Report 'Implicit Subsidies' as OPEBs
- Trends In Retiree Health Insurance, 1997-2003. Buchmueller, Thomas; Johnson, Richard W.; Lo Sasso, Anthony T. // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1507
Although millions of older Americans rely on employer-sponsored retiree health benefits to help pay their medical expenses, declines in this coverage have been documented, Using data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, our findings reveal steady erosion in retiree health benefits since...
- ArvinMeritor will phase out retiree health benefits. Link, Monica // Automotive News;8/9/2004, Vol. 78 Issue 6106, p46
A plan by ArvinMeritor Inc. to curtail health care costs eventually will eliminate coverage of retired employees. Starting in April, Troy, Michigan, supplier will require retirees under 65 to double their contributions to their health insurance plans. ArvinMeritor retirees in the U.S. and Canada...
- In review: Pensions & benefits. // Corporate Board;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 15 Issue 87, p27
Reports on the number of American large employers offering retiree health benefits. Small employers with retiree health benefits; Large employers' plan to terminate their retiree medical plans; Coverage; Contributions.
- Companies decrease retirement health plan liability. McShulskis, Elaine // HRMagazine;May96, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p19
Reports on the reduction of employees' postretirement medical coverage expenses by companies. Impact of an accounting rule related to company sponsorship of health plans; Cost control.
- Retirement payouts: Lump sum or annuities? Abernathy, Rob // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/12/95, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p41A
Discusses the types of retirement payouts available to employees. Questions a retiree should consider when planning for retirement; Preference for annuity or lump sum option; Ways retirement benefits are annuitized; Advantages of annuitized retirement benefits; Roll-over option.
- Older Workersï¿½ Access to Employer-Sponsored Retiree Health Insurance, 2000ï¿½2006. Zawacki, Alice; Eibner, Christine; Zimmerman, Elaine // Journal of Labor Research;Dec2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p350
Using a multivariate framework, we analyze trends in employer provision of retiree health insurance (RHI), eligibility for new retirees, and retiree contributions. Data come for the Medical Expenditure Panel Surveyï¿½Insurance Component (MEPS-IC). While RHI provision to existing retirees...
- STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT RETIREE HEALTH BENEFITS: Liabilities Are Largely Unfunded, but Some Governments Are Taking Action. Dicken, John E.; Bovbjerg, Barbara D. // GAO Reports;12/23/2009, preceding p1
The article discusses the contents of the report "State and Local Government Retiree Health Benefits" by the U.S. Government Accountability Officer (GAO) in November 2009. The report discusses the condition of retired employee through other post-employment benefits liabilities in state and local...
- New law eliminates state source tax on retirement benefits. Berdon, David; Geller, Sheldon M. // CPA Journal;May96, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p63
Reports on the passage of legislation invalidating a state's right to tax most retirement benefits of nonresident retirees. Elimination of power of states to reach over state borders and tax the pension or retirement income; Forms of deferred compensation included in the provision.
- Corporate retiree health benefits threatened by financial pressures. Snyder, Donald C. // Review of Business;Winter92/93, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the rising costs of providing health care benefits for retirees in the United States. Requiring companies to record unfunded retiree health liabilities in financial statements; Prefunding liabilities for retiree health benefits; Proposed health care reform; Limiting retiree health costs.