Tag: Health Plan


IRS Lowers 2022 Employer Health Plan Affordability Threshold to 9.61% of Pay

September 7, 2021


The IRS announced that employer-sponsored health coverage will satisfy the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affordability requirement next year if the lowest-cost, self-only coverage option an employer offers does not exceed 9.61 percent of an employee’s income. The threshold in 2021 […]

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Coalition Raises Concerns with Public Options for Employee Health Care

August 6, 2021


An employer coalition is urging policymakers to consider the implications for employer-provided health insurance if employees are given an option to receive coverage under a government-run health plan. The Partnership for Employer-Sponsored Coverage (P4ESC) sent a comment letter on July […]


Moderate Cost Increases Projected for Health Benefits in 2021

October 5, 2020


Employers expect a moderate health plan cost increase next year of 4.4 percent, on average, compared to this year, according to early results from HR consultancy Mercer’s National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans 2020. The increase, based on 1,113 employer […]

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How HR Professionals can Help Their Employees Choose the Right Health Plan

June 15, 2018

Via: HR Hero

In a climate where rising healthcare costs continue to be a prominent concern among those planning for retirement, it is important for human resources executives to make sure that their employees are educated about the changes and options available to […]