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There have been some big changes made to health care and more are on the way.Click the milestones to explore how the changes might affect you.
Some U.S. employers are beginning to use voluntary medical benefit plans to minimize the prospects of sharp health care cost increases in the coming years as a result of health care reform. Effective for 2015, Chicago-based cement manufacturer Lafarge North America Inc. is fully replacing its existing “gold” and “silver” PPO health care plan with a high deductible health plan coupled with a suite of employer-paid voluntary medical benefits — including hospital indemnity, critical illness and group accident coverage plans — designed to offset the substantial transfer of plan costs to its employees.
Over the next weeks, the Agenda will take a look at the Affordable Care Act and try to answer the questions that small-business owners have about the law and how it will affect them. Some aspects of the law remain very confusing, and others are still not completely settled. But not all concerns are so complicated to resolve. We’ve talked to organizations that work with small businesses on health issues and collected several common questions that we present, with their answers.
The Internal Revenue Service released a set of long-awaited draft instructions for the forms employers will need to file to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, providing an opportunity for benefit advisers and their employer clients to begin preparing for the new reporting requirements set to begin in 2015.
How people feel about their employer-sponsored health plans – The New York Times There are new results from the Urban Institute’s Health Reform Monitoring Survey, which asked people with employer-based coverage how they liked what they had. A large majority said they were satisfied with the range of services that were covered and the quality of the care they could get. But just over half said they were satisfied when they were asked about their premiums, deductibles and financial protection against big bills.
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