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How will company health care offerings change in future?

Obesity will continue to contribute to rise in costs

It’s no secret that rising health care costs are putting the squeeze on U.S. employers. Despite this, a new survey by Aon Hewitt has found that 94 percent of them plan to continue offering health benefits to their workers – at least for the next three to five years.


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Most workers would seek alternatives if health benefits are taxed

If Congress – in its quest to rein in the federal deficit – decides to tax workers’ health benefits, more than half of American workers would either switch to a less costly plan, shop around, or drop coverage, according to new research from the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).


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Obama administration issues rule on employment-based wellness programs

The Obama administration is moving forward to implement provisions in the health care law, including one regarding employee wellness programs.


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How employers can address diabetes problem

In recognition of November as National Diabetes Month, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is providing tools and resources to help employers identify and respond to the impact of diabetes on worker health and productivity.


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ACOEM campaign to help companies address chronic disease among workers

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has announced a yearlong awareness-building campaign intended to help employers identify and respond to chronic diseases that commonly impact worker health and productivity.


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U.S. Chamber releases Workplace Wellness toolkit for small, medium-sized businesses

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a new toolkit to help small and medium-sized employers plan, implement, and evaluate workplace health promotion programs.


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Compliance dates, resources for HCS and GHS

Under the revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) announced by OSHA this week, employers are required to train workers on the new label elements and SDS format by December 1, 2013.


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More bad news for workers, businesses from OSHA

"It is not my intention to do away with government," President Reagan once said. "It is rather, to make it work-work with us, not over us; to stand by our side, not ride on our back. Government can and must provide opportunity, not smother it; foster productivity, not stifle it."


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