Happy Birthday, Affordable Care Act
On March 25th, President Obama issued a statement commemorating the 5th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Despite mixed reviews, the numbers speak to its success in achieving its stated goals. Topping the list, between Medicaid expansion and public exchange enrollment, according to the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department, an estimated 16.4 […]
Honoring the Ingenuity of Girls
Why so few women major in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in college, or choose STEM careers, is a question of much debate. Some people still believe that women innately are not as good as men in math and science. Others believe that women just prefer humanities and the arts. Neither explanation is true. […]
This is a sad day for Indiana.
Freedom Indiana campaign manager Katie Blair, on Indiana’s new law that would make it easier to refuse service to LGBT people based on religious beliefs
Votes in the House of Representatives, in favor and against, for the Medicare “doc fix”
Enrollment in Health Benefits Through Towers Watson’s Exchange Solutions Expected to Reach About 1.2 Million in 2015
By the end of 2015, approximately 1.2 million employees, retirees, and eligible family members sponsored by 1,500 different employers will be choosing their health care coverage via Towers Watson’s private health insurance exchange solutions. That’s up from 800,000 at the end of 2014, or nearly a 50 percent increase. Convergys Corporation, a global leader in […]
Percentage of large employers that could be offering telemedicine services as early as 2018, according to new Towers Watson data
I’m running for president.
A tweet by Ted Cruz, making him the first Republican candidate to announce for 2016.
American Horror Story and Your Career
The wildly popular FX show American Horror Story (AHS) recently got some flak for attempting to unite the separate universes of its four seasons. This resulted in a haphazard, after-the-fact feel that fans decried as evidence of the writers’ attempt to impose a coherent narrative that was never there. In addition to being a cautionary […]
Employers’ Confidence in Private Exchanges Growing
Recent data from a Towers Watson employer survey show that by 2018, the percentage of employers that have confidence in private exchanges as a viable alternative for active employees will grow to 37%. This is more than double the 17% that view them as a viable alternative by 2016. The new data comes from the […]
Unprecedented in diplomatic history…
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on decision by the GOP to send a divisive letter to Iran, in the midst of nuclear talks