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Employer Provided Health Plans

Other States Should Follow California's Lead in Providing Health Plan Ratings

Wendell Potter | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Regardless of where you live, you should check out those rankings before selecting your insurance carrier for 2015. You'll find that, just as in California, the nonprofits lead the pack and the for-profits are eating their dust.

Donkeys, Elephants, Politics and Politicians: Is Logic and Self-Interest Lost Among the Foes of Health Care Law?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

It seems that the people and places that most need better health care access and healthier outcomes are the very ones fighting tooth and nail to stop reform.

Katherine Bindley

Gay Or Straight, More Companies Offer Health Benefits To Domestic Partners

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

It was about a year before Vanessa, a 29-year-old Chicagoan who works for a property management firm, first noticed the error: Her employer-sponsored ...

Why Should Employers Control Health Care Benefits?

Eliot Daley | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Eliot Daley

Why should your employer have any say whatsoever about how you manage your reproductive health? Why? Can you think of one good reason? Your employer, of all people, influencing the most intimate decisions in your life -- could anything be more ridiculous?

Emma Gray

Workplace Wellness Programs: Bringing Preventive Care Into The Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 08.09.2011 | Healthy Living

“Work” and “wellness” are not often used in the same sentence. For many Americans, preventive health care is completely disconnected from ...

Report: Employers Pushing Rise In Health Care Costs Onto Workers

Los Angeles Times | Noam N. Levey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As employers struggle with rising healthcare costs and a sour economy, U.S. workers for the first time in at least a decade are being asked to shoulde...

Health Insurance Premiums Jump 20 Percent

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS — People who buy their own health insurance have been hit lately with premium hikes that far exceed increases in premiums for emplo...

Sebelius Warns Employers Not To Jack Up Health Care Costs

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration had a message Monday for employers who want to keep federal bureaucrats from rewriting the rules for their...

Employer-based health care costs to plan to shift more health-care costs to workers, survey reports

washingtonpost.com | David S. Hilzenrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Most big employers plan to shift a larger share of health-care costs to their workers next year, according to a survey released Thursday. ...

Wellness is the Responsibility of Business as Well as Worker

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Galinsky

Both employers and employees need to take responsibility for improving the health of the American workforce. Health care reform won't work without it.

Health Care Costs For Workers Expected To Rise 10.5% In Next 12 Months

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS — Costs for employer-provided health plans are expected to rise more than 10 percent within the next 12 months, a jump workers may ...