Launch of Health-Care Exchanges Around Corner

With just two months until the Oct. 1 deadline for states and the federal government to have their health-care exchanges up and running, now’s the time for consumers to learn how their insurance plans will operate under the Affordable Care Act. The individual mandate, which requires every U.S. citizen to either have health care or […]

Employers Get Leeway on Health Incentives

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration issued a final rule on Wednesday that gives employers greater leeway to use employee wellness programs, with financial rewards and penalties for workers worth up to 50 percent of the premium as an incentive to exercise, quit smoking, lose weight, eat more healthful food and lower cholesterol and blood pressure. […]