Generous benefits package have been a competitive edge for companies who are recruiting new hires or cultivating loyalty in valuable employees. But in 2018 a hefty federal tax known as the Cadillac Tax will go into effect on employer-provided health plans over a certain threshold. CFOs and HR teams will need to assess how their company will manage Cadillac Tax costs. This whitepaper addresses some of the tactics employers may use, and outlines how to minimize the financial impact of the tax.
Complying with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a challenge for organizations, requiring a solid understanding of the complex requirements for reporting employee data to the IRS. How can you coordinate multiple sources of employee data required for reporting? How can you be sure you’re correctly reporting health benefits offered to employees? How can you ensure accuracy when populating complex ACA reporting forms? And what are best practices for obtaining data that had not been tracked prior to the ACA? The purpose of this guide is to provide a foundation for understanding the reporting requirements and potential pitfalls in the reporting process, and to help organizations think through the options for tackling the challenge of compliance, from handling it in-house to engaging an ACA compliance expert.
Companies from Google to Aetna, Target to General Mills are embracing mindfulness as a way to address employee stress, resilience and well being. Download our latest white paper to see first-of-its-kind research on the results of mindfulness training across dozens of companies and a sample of more than 1,000 employees around the world, using standardized, scientifically validated research instruments.
Employers new to offering wellness programs as well as those with established programs face the ongoing challenge of improving health outcomes for their employees—while controlling health care costs. The good news is that there are concrete solutions that can improve overall employee well-being, moving companies farther up the wellness curve regardless of their starting point.