Health Care

Employer Support for Caregivers

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and the focus of this year’s month-long awareness campaign is the importance of support for people living with dementia and their families. Employers can take… Read more >

Magazine Extra: Long COVID and ADA

In the beginning of the pandemic, employers struggled to determine whether workers who contracted COVID-19 qualified for disability protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More than two years… Read more >

Why Vision Benefits Are Nothing To Bat an Eye About

August is National Eye Exam Month, which makes it a spectacular time to review vision benefit offerings and communicate to employees/plan participants the importance of eye care. More than half… Read more >

Inflation Reduction Act: 6 Health Care Provisions Plan Sponsors Should Know About

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to consider a bill today that will likely reduce the cost of drugs for some Medicare recipients through a new cap on out-of-pocket… Read more >

Unraveling Post-Dobbs Implications

The legal environment relating to abortion coverage has become quite complex following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Health plan sponsors should review their… Read more >

A New Demand for Workplace Wellness Programs As Employees Struggle

Workers faced new or heightened challenges to their physical, mental and financial well-being over the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of those challenges are still lingering. Workplace wellness benefits were forced… Read more >

Post-Dobbs Employer Actions: New Survey Results

Over one in four employers is exploring the expansion of covered abortion services, according to a new report from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. The Post-Dobbs Employer Coverage:… Read more >