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- Legislature considering insurance assistance. Lavis, Jennifer // Grand Rapids Business Journal;04/12/99, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p1
Reports on legislative proposals seeking the expansion of employee health insurance plans in Michigan. Provisions of the bill; Efforts at increasing health plan coverage; Impact on small businesses.
- Health mandates proposed in 31 states. Anderson, Tom // Employee Benefit News;6/15/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p42
Provides information on the proposed health benefit mandates that would affect employers in the U.S. in 2005, according to an analysis by the Human Resource (HR) Policy Association. Categories of the bills; Example of how state lawmakers are using creativity beyond pure mandates which can be...
- Health reform facing key test. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;3/21/94, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1
Reports on the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee's possible passage of a health care reform proposal that would require employers to pay for a basic package of health care insurance benefits for employees. Provisions of the bill; Rejection of an amendment that would have removed the...
- Wash. pols repeal insurance law. // Nation's Restaurant News;5/22/95, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p196
Reports on the repeal of a mandate forcing employers to provide health insurance to their workers and families. Provisions of the Health Care Reform Act of 1993. Comments from Gene Vosberg, executive vice president of the Restaurant Association of the State of Washington.
- A PIECE OF THE ROCK. Thornton, Sean // National Review;4/29/1988, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p41
Reports on the passage of the Minimum Health Benefits for All Workers Act of 1987 which requires all businesses in the United States grossing over 250,000 dollars to provide expanded health-insurance benefits to employees. Provisions of the legislation; Impact of the bill on employers' health...
- Understanding HR;s role in the new health law. // HR Specialist: Ohio Employment Law;May2010, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p1
The article focuses on the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which requires human resources (HR) professionals to make changes in the way they handle employer-provided health benefits for employees in the U.S.
- Benefits law could bring new burden. Butler, Elisabeth // Crain's New York Business;9/6/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 36, p10
For years, small business owners have complained about the fast-rising and exorbitant cost of employee health insurance. No wonder many are worried about a new city law that will require all companies contracting with the city for $100,000 or more to offer the same health benefits and perks to...
- Yes, the IRS is Making Things Much Easier! Burson, Robert T. // San Diego Business Journal;10/05/98, Vol. 19 Issue 40, p22
Presents an overview of the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, and discusses their implications for employee benefits in the United States. `Phased-in' effective dates; Common complaints made in the employee benefits...
- Softening the impact. Gleason, Maureen // Employee Benefit News;4/1/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p11
The article focuses on tips for lessening the impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Under this, employers and group health plans are reportedly required to provide mental and physical illnesses equal coverage. It is stated that employers can review the medical plan for...