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CDHP Cost-Savings Maintained Consumer-directed health plan (CDHP) reductions in employers' health care costs are not just a one-time event, a new study finds.


How Employer HSA Contributions Vary
The correlation between generous health savings account (HSA) employer contributions and increased enrollment in high-deductible plans was significant across different industries and regions—except for California.

Treasury Official Addresses 2018 Excise Tax Concerns
Issues involving the looming excise tax on high-value health plans—from the treatment employee HSA contributions to reopening union negotiations—were addressed at SHRM's Law & Legislative Conference.

Retiree Health Care Alternatives Gaining Steam
Many large employers are considering retiree health plan alternatives that better align with their workforce planning initiatives.

EEOC Readies Wellness Incentives Rule
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and employers have been at loggerheads over financial incentives in wellness programs. The confusion may be heading toward some clarity, with proposed regulations to be issued shortly.

Some Employers Cut Part-Time Hours, SHRM Finds
A meaningful number of U.S. employers have reduced the total number of their part-time employees’ weekly hours due to the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, a SHRM survey reveals.

Employers Alter Health Benefits
Health benefit costs are projected to increase 5.2 percent in 2015 without plan design changes and 4 percent with changes such as scaling back spousal coverage.

Guidance on E-Cigarettes in the Workplace
Health advocates advise organizations to adjust their tobacco-cessation policies and programs to include the rapid growth of e-cigarettes.


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