Health Care Reform Will Increase Costs, Reduce Benefits, Towers Watson Surveys Find

NEW YORK, N.Y., January 27, 2010 — A significant majority of U.S. employers believe health care reform, if enacted, would lead to higher costs for both employer-sponsored benefit programs and health care services overall, according to initial results from an employer survey conducted by Towers Watson and the National Business Group on Health. A separate Towers […]

The Emotional Side Of A Critical Illness

You may find it difficult to imagine being diagnosed with cancer or learning that a spouse has suffered a heart attack or stroke. These painful scenarios may be difficult to contemplate, but they are the sort of life-altering situations any one of us may face one day. In addition to dealing with the emotional issues […]

Legislative Update

U.S. federal agencies have been busy recently issuing final rules and notices for several employee benefits laws, and observers expect more legislation to come soon in the form of yet another extension of the COBRA subsidy. MHPA In early February expect three federal agencies to release interim final regulations on the Mental Health Parity and […]

Happy New Year

In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, never in want.          Irish toast