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US watching Mass. fight on health costs

By Robert WeismanGlobe Staff / November 5, 2010 While the White House seems destined to spend the next two years fending off attacks on President Obama’s health care law, […]

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Medicare Notice Deadline is Nov. 15

Source: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP [via BenefitsLink] 01-Nov-2010 Norbert F. Kugele Just a reminder that the deadline is Nov. 15, 2010 to distribute the annual […]

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With New Majority in House, Republicans Vow to Attempt to Repeal Reform Law

House Republicans plan a vote early in 2011 to repeal the health-care law

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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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