Voluntary benefits are benefits offered in addition to employees’ core compensation and benefits packages. Many employers consider expanding their voluntary benefits to compensate for increasing health care costs, which is a major factor in the recent trend toward providing a wider array of..
Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a covered entity that experiences a ransomware attack or other cyber-related security incident must take immediate steps to prevent or mitigate any impermissible release of protected health information (PHI).
Most of today’s health care price transparency tools are unable to limit health care spending as promised by the companies touting the technology. This is concerning because more employers are considering or utilizing price transparency tools to help employees become better health care..
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer affordable, minimum value health coverage to their full-time employees in order to avoid possible penalties. Because this employer mandate has been criticized as burdensome for employers and an impediment to..
Do you have a pet, or have employees with pets? I bet the answer is yes. It is true, pet insurance may be silly to discuss for some, but it is becoming something desired more and more by employers and employees. (You may yourself be laughing as you read this, but I’ve been laughed at before..