Inquiring Minds: Towers Watson Reveals Top 10 Questions Employees Asked When Enrolling in Health Plans on OneExchange
Every year Towers Watson customer support staff receives thousands of calls from people using OneExchange to find and enroll in health plans. The questions they ask us — and their employers — tell us a lot about what’s important to them and the information and guidance they need to make the best decisions they can. […]
Mitch McConnell Would Have Vetoed Keystone if He Were President
The President has been crystal clear that infrastructure is more than a pipeline from Canada. He also believes that he has already been given the right to determine which pipelines get approved without interference from Congress. And, in Washington, you don’t really give up your chips unless you get what you want. President Obama made […]
To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation. We have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s our time to have wage equality once for all.
Patricia Arquette, in her acceptance speech after winning best supporting actress for “Boyhood”
Duration of the deadline extension granted to people poised to owe a penalty for not having health insurance in 2014
Efforts to Change the ACA’s Definition of a Full-Time Employee
Last month, both the House of Representatives and the new Republican-controlled Senate introduced legislation that would change the definition of a full-time employee under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) from 30 to 40 hours per week. The House version of the bill passed on January 8, 2015. The Senate version has been referred the Finance Committee. […]
I now inhabit a life I don’t deserve, but we all walk this earth feeling we are frauds. The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn’t end soon.
The late David Carr, reporter for the New York Times
Number of people who could have been prevented from enrolling on Healthcare.gov over the weekend due to glitches.
Jon Stewart: A Role Model Mentor
We all know this, but Jon Stewart has helped create the platform and been the person who jumpstarted comedians’ careers. It is Stewart that is probably the Johnny Carson of this era. Carson launched careers of many icons of comedy including George Carlin, Joan Rivers, Flip Wilson, Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne Barr, and Ellen DeGeneres. Carson was a […]
Account-Based Health Plan Adoption On the Rise
In 2014, nearly three-quarters of employers offered their employees one or more account-based health plans (ABHPs). Another 9 percent expected to add an ABHP to their plan options for the plan year 2015. In addition, 16 percent of employers now offer ABHPs as the only plan option, more than double the rate in 2012. No […]
NBC’s Silence on Brian Williams Speaks Louder Than Words
NBC has been silent about the Brian Williams matter. It does not bode well. In business, there is an unwritten code of conduct set by something called the “tone at the top.” “Tone at the top” is a term that started in the field of accounting. It is used to describe an organization’s general ethical […]