Posts Tagged ‘employer-sponsored health plans’

Health Care Reform May Not Cover Weight Loss Surgery

Posted on: May 27th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

As weight loss surgery becomes more popular, more and more health insurance companies are covering procedures such as lap-band and bariatric surgery to help obese people lose weight.  Many insurers have found that the price of the procedure is cost effective since many of these individuals find themselves healthier after they lose weight and use […]

Will Health Care Reform Mean Less Jobs In 2013?

Posted on: December 31st, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Human resource experts have been analyzing the effects that health care reform will have on the hiring process and many believe there will actually be less jobs available and less full-time positions being offered to employees.  A controversial part of the Affordable Care Act requires companies with over 50 employees to offer a health insurance […]

Fall Health Insurance Open Enrollment Season Brings Higher Premiums

Posted on: September 27th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Fall is officially upon us and that means that the health insurance open enrollment is in full effect with many employers and health insurance companies.  This is when many consumers consider changing or upgrading their health insurance plan packages.  For 2012, many consumers will be disturbed to discover higher premiums as they shop around for […]

Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Costs Up By 4%

Posted on: September 14th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The recent survey completed by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Educational Trust, shows that the cost of health insurance provided by employers increased by about 4% this year.  While this seems concerning, it’s better than the 9% increase the survey reported from the year before.  Annual insurance premiums for families increased […]

Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Down

Posted on: November 21st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

The amount of employees using health insurance plans from their employees is down, especially in New York.  According to a new report by the New York State Health Foundation, New York workers are using their employer’s health insurance coverage at a lower rate than across the nation and much lower than they were ten years […]

Employers Dropping Health Plans

Posted on: November 13th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

With more and more employers dropping their health plans for their employees, consumers will have to turn to government plans or individual health insurance plans to meet their coverage needs.  According to the article “Many Employers Likely to Drop Health Plans in 2014″ by Rick Lindquist on ZaneBenefits.com, many more employers will be cancelling their […]