ACA | Denial of EEOC Request to Block Wellness Program | Same-Sex Spouse Issues | Duration of Retiree Health Benefits | Delay in HPID Requirements | Expansion of Permissible Cafeteria Plan Election Changes | Limited-Scope Vision and Dental Benefits and EAPs | Health FSAs | Electronic Process for HIPAA Opt-Out | State and Local Developments | Benefits Information | Planning for 2015
Retirees need to replace insurance coverage they had as active employees, but often have budget issues as they plan their retirement lifestyle.
The promise of telehealth and telemedicine provides another strategy for reducing health insurance costs – 48% of large employers intend to make it available to their employees this year in states where it’s legal.
Trustees need to ensure they take sensible and measured steps in this new era of retirement planning, helping members make the best pension choices.
With the legislation geared toward improving retirement outcomes, more thought should be given to the administration pressures of delivering to members.