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- BEYOND COST SHIFTING. // Electric Perspectives;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p8
The article presents information on a survey conducted by Hewitt Associates on the attitude of employers in the U.S. toward investing in their employees' general health and welfare despite the rising healthcare costs. According to the survey, almost 70% of companies plan or offer tools,...
- Rating the biggest companies. Carter, Adrienne; Laise, Eleanor; Laplaca, Jaclyn; Murphy, Brian P.; Rafi, Natasha // Money;Oct98, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p154
Rates companies according to how they stack up when it comes to health care for employees. Coca-Cola; Merck; Electronic data systems; TIAA-CREF; Nabisco; First Union; AlliedSignal; Eastman Kodak; Motorola; Boeing; Costco; Conagra; PG&E; E.I. Du Pont De Nemours; Fannie Mae; More.
- News in brief. // Employee Benefits;Sep2005, p9
Reports developments related to employee fringe benefits in Great Britain. Introduction of healthcare cash plans for its staff by construction supplier A & E Russell; Implementation of employee benefits by Ellis, E.on UK and Pfizer; Integration of Alfred McAlpine's human resource and payroll,...
- A 401(k) for health care costs. Kroll, Karen // Inc.;Apr2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p46
Presents information on health savings accounts (HSA), a health insurance program for employees of U.S. companies. Problems faced by companies from increasing health insurance; Aims of introducing HSA; Benefits of HSA on employees.
- The Middle-Child Syndrome. Goebel, Brian // LIMRA's MarketFacts Quarterly;Spring2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p76
Probes into the flexibility needs of midsize companies for employee health benefit plan. Flexibility in benefit design; Multiple locations; Cost containment for prescription drug benefits.
- It's Time to Rethink Employee Benefits. Hiles, Andy // Benefits Quarterly;2006 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p62
Employee benefits are simply not working. In response, an increasing number of companies are developing strategies that integrate all benefits--health care, retirement, work/life--into one consistent and cohesive plan, a total benefits strategy. Taking into account changing workforce...
- Managing mixed messages. HUDGINS, JILL // Employee Benefit News;Jul2009, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p18
The article discusses issues related to benefits and health care in the U.S. and the role of companies in educating employees about these issues. The author notes that in the current economic crisis, employees are expecting their companies to offer solutions to these issues that affect their...
- Ask Andi: A Health-care costs remain growing concern. Gray, Andi // Westchester County Business Journal;7/10/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 28, p9
The article presents a question and an answer related to healthcare for employees. A person presents his concern regarding the ever growing costs of medical insurance and his resultant difficulty in paying for all costs of medical insurance for his employees. Aging population, taking more and...
- Health costs strip away employee insulation. Gunsauley, Craig // Employee Benefit News;4/15/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p9
Announces the effort of employers facing a second year double-digit increases in health coverage costs to regain some control over benefit expenditures in the U.S. Effect of the increasing health costs on the company's stock; Details on the consumer-driven health benefit designs.