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Employees at Wal-Mart to Pay More for Healthcare

Employees at Wal-Mart to Pay More for Healthcare

Wal-Mart employees will fork up between 8 and 36 percent more in premiums for their medical plan in 2013, resulting in approximately 1.4 million workers to precede coverage in general,…

Healthcare Worker Sues After Losing Job for Threatening to “Slap” a Patient

Healthcare Worker Sues After Losing Job for Threatening to “Slap” a Patient

A patient care technician working for St. Luke’s Dialysis, LLC, which runs a kidney dialysis center in Ohio, was fired for threatening a patient. The employee, an African-American woman in…

Cardiologist’s Staff Privileges Revoked — Was It Racial Discrimination?

Cardiologist’s Staff Privileges Revoked — Was It Racial Discrimination?

A cardiologist brought legal action against a hospital and twelve of its physicians. He claims he had his medical-staff privileges revoked due to race discrimination and retaliation. A Board of…

Banner Health to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit with $255,000

Banner Health to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit with $255,000

Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit healthcare systems in the country, will be paying $255,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit. The suit was filed by the EEOC (Equal…

Job Related Stress Causing Higher Healthcare Costs to Companies

Job Related Stress Causing Higher Healthcare Costs to Companies

A new study recently showed that higher stress jobs are directly linked to higher health care costs. The study showed that people in stressful jobs visit physicians and other health…

How to Help Your Employees and Save Money by Using a Medical Management Firm

How to Help Your Employees and Save Money by Using a Medical Management Firm

An investment, when made smarter, becomes a life time asset. One of the ways to offer such a smart investment is to provide health coverage to the employees. For accomplishing…

Study Says 10% Employers May Stop Offering Health Benefits

Study Says 10% Employers May Stop Offering Health Benefits

A recent study revealed one in ten mid-size employers will stop offering their employees coverage once the insurance exchanges become operational. An earlier study found 30% of all employers will…

List of preventive services that employers have to cover

List of preventive services that employers have to cover

Companies now must cover another 8 preventive services in the plans that they provide for their female employees. These services must be covered 100%  and include counseling as well as…

McKinsey survey says employers not happy with ObamaCare

McKinsey survey says employers not happy with ObamaCare

The picture which McKinsey & Co’s latest health reform study painted was not liked by the Obama administration. The study found that once the bulk of the healthcare reform law’s…

Honors Given to Six Employers for Reducing Healthcare Inequality at Work

Honors Given to Six Employers for Reducing Healthcare Inequality at Work

When it comes to supporting a diverse group of workers, six companies stand out in how effectively they are making sure that their healthcare benefits meet all of their workers…

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