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CDC: 1 in 3 May Have Diabetes by 2050

Health Source: USA Today [via BenefitsLink] By Marry Brophy Marcus The future of diabetes in America looks bleak, according to a new Centers for Disease Control […]

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DOL Expands Definition of ‘Fiduciary’

ERISA Source: PLANSPONSOR By Judy Ward For the first time in a generation, the Labor Department has taken another crack at the definition of a fiduciary […]

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Without Guidance, Firms Must Tread Lightly Around In-Plan Roth Conversions

Compliance Source: McKay Hochman [via BenefitsLink] The in-plan Roth conversion provision of the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act (H.R. 5297) became effective on September 27, […]

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NAIC Agrees on Medical Loss Ratios

NAIC unveils medical loss ratio rules under health reforms Health Care Reform Source: Business Insurance 21-Oct-2010 By Joanne Wojcik WASHINGTON—The National Assn. of Insurance Commissioners adopted […]

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More Employers Offer Tuition Reimbursement as Benefit

Source: PLANSPONSOR 20-Oct-2010 By Rebecca Moore Eighty-five percent of employers in a recent survey report that their organization offers tuition assistance to their employees, compared with […]

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HHS Issues New Guidance On Kids’ Insurance Policies

By Mary Agnes Carey KHN Staff Writer OCT 13, 2010 Health insurers can’t have different rules for when individual policies are sold for children with medical […]

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Agencies Tweak Rules on OTC Drugs, Claims

More than six months have passed since President Barack Obama signed the health care reform bill into law. A number of provisions are now in effect, […]

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Employees Turn Their Focus to Benefits

As enrollment for 2011 calendar-year plans kicks into high gear, a series of studies suggest that employees are changing their attitudes — and their demands — […]

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No Slow Grandpas: Firms Wishing to Grandfather Plans Must Act Swiftly

Source: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP [via BenefitsLink] 05-Oct-2010 By Richard J. Birmingham If you maintain an insured health plan, the starting point for any grandfather analysis […]

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