New ‘bundles’ offering provides benefits options tailored to needs and budgets of small businesses

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees while retaining the ones they have – and do so with...

Buffett, Bezos and Dimond appoint CEO for new health care venture

Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the yet unnamed new company addressing employee healthcare challenges, which will be based in Boston and operate independently and free from profit-making incentives and constraints.

2017 health insurance trends: HSAs, wellness incentives and other tactics employers looking at to...

With the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its Cadillac Tax unclear, employers are looking beyond substantial health plan design changes to...

Alight to acquire Hodges-Mace, enhancing health, voluntary benefit capabilities

With the addition of Hodges-Mace's highly configurable technology and high-touch enrollment services, Alight will be able to meet the needs of employers of nearly any size and will strengthen its reach into the growing health and voluntary benefits technology and services market.

One-third of American workers don’t understand benefits selected during open enrollment

Voya survey finds lack of understanding of benefit features is highest among Millennials.

Prudential report: Employers embracing multichannel approach to benefits communications

Despite the sentiment that we have entered a digitally dominant age, traditional benefits communication vehicles have not yet become obsolete. Employers report they are...

Preston Rutledge retiring as Assistant Secretary of Labor

As head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration, Rutledge was responsible for defined contribution plan regulation, reporting, oversight and enforcement, and also oversaw self-insured health plans, and the DOL fiduciary rule.

CDC: 1 in 4 U.S. adults live with a disability

Cognitive disability most common in younger adults; mobility disability most common for others, new report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds.

Six in 10 millennials would sacrifice pay for guaranteed retirement benefits

ARLINGTON, Va. — Faced with mounting worries over their finances and retirement outlook, six in 10 millennials say they are willing to sacrifice pay...

Ohio town’s new health insurance broker saves it more than $2 million

I always think it’s nice to see insurance agents and brokers acknowledged publicly for saving a client money, so a June 2 article from...