In the rising complexity of the coronavirus pandemic, employers have a lot of responsibilities in the realm of employee benefits. Read this FAQ to answer your questions about testing, treatment, absences, and coverage.
It can often be quite difficult for the average person to accurately estimate the total cost for receiving medical care. This insight discusses what surprise billing is, how it's being legislated, and more that employers need to know to avoid being caught off guard.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18th. Read more to learn more about the outcomes of this act, including mandated free testing, emergency FMLA, Emergency paid sick leave, tax credits, and what employers should expect next.
In this article, Woodruff Sawyer's Tracy Allen asks Angela Dowling, President of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon several key questions to reveal her unique perspective as the guide of the overall performance of the Oregon health plan, including sales, provider contracting, government affairs, and community relations.
Heath savings accounts (HSAs) are proving to be a way for many employers and employees to better control health care costs. Learn how to drive greater participation so it's a win-win for employers and employees alike.
On January 31, 2020 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a one-year extension to the transition policy (originally announced November 14, 2013 and extended six times since) for individual and small group health plans that allows issuers to continue policies that do not meet ACA standards. In this alert you'll learn about the background of this extension, the transition relief policy for "grandmothered" plans, and the on-year extension.