The average company with more than 1,000 employees will pay 4.4 percent more in 2014 than it did last year, new research says.
Exchange participants can either 'buy up' or 'buy down' compared with their previous coverage, but most do the latter rather than opt for better insurance.
In a business where work forces assemble and disassemble for each project, and non-union workers have been uninsured, cost and logistical issues loom large.
Probably, but they should consult their legal teams first.
There's no time to waste in complying with the law by measuring employees' average hours, with penalties slated to be assessed starting next Jan. 1.
The 'transitional reinsurance' fee, $63 per life covered under group plans for 2014, will fall to $44 next year.
Health-care companies are a casualty of the cross purposes of the Affordable Care Act and antitrust laws.
Four health-care-focused employer groups, plus PwC, ask: Do private exchanges save companies money?
The latest Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey shows U.S. finance chiefs remain optimistic, but are wary of hiring.
A host of converging care trends and new Affordable Care Act provisions will get CFOs' attention in the new year.
Towers Watson expands its exchange business into the midsized and small markets with its purchase of Liazon, a major player in the space.