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Author Archives: Katherine Georger

Wellness programs increase financial incentive, but more guidance is needed

On June 3, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Labor published final regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act requirements for wellness programs integrated with employer-sponsored health plans. The final rule is effective for ...

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Healthy delay? Key provisions of the Affordable Care Act pushed out until 2015

The Affordable Care Act requires that large employers, defined as those employers who employ on average 50 or more full-time equivalent employees, must offer their full-time employees health coverage that is both affordable and adequate, or risk paying a penalty. ...

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What health care reform means for your business

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a complicated piece of legislation that promises to radically change America’s health care system. Although many of the key provisions of the health care law don’t go into effect until 2014, employers ...

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