The employee benefits market is a model for innovation.

The changing landscape is creating an opportunity to transform not only how consumers receive and understand their healthcare, but how they use and pay for that care.

From passage of the ACA to the injection of digital health and technology companies into the ecosystem, the industry is grappling with how to improve the health of employee populations, while decreasing healthcare costs for employers.

In a world where transparency and innovation meet cost and regulatory challenges, employee benefits consultants must remain agile.

All Healthcare Items

The Council has joined the Health Action Alliance
| Mar. 2, 2021 | COVID-19, Healthcare

March 2, 2021 To support the broader health and wellbeing of our colleagues and our communities, The Council has taken two steps to support the broader health and wellbeing of

Biden COVID-19 Package Announced, with ACA Reforms
Yellow Alert | Jan. 15, 2021 | ACA, Government Affairs, Healthcare

January 15, 2021 The following alert is from The Council’s government affairs team. Yesterday afternoon, the incoming Biden Administration released the outline of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that

First take on brokerage implications of Georgia
Yellow Alert | Jan. 6, 2021 | DOL, Employee Benefits, Employer Tax Exclusion, Healthcare

The Council’s initial thoughts on the potential brokerage impact of potential full upcoming Democratic control of the executive and legislative branches.

Funding/COVID relief bill signed into law
Yellow Alert | Dec. 28, 2020 | COVID-19, Healthcare, Surprise Medical Billing

After nearly a week of threats to veto the $2.3 trillion omnibus/relief bill, President Trump signed it into law.

COVID relief bill still in the works
Yellow Alert | Dec. 17, 2020 | COVID-19, Healthcare

Much is at risk, including a revised PPP plan, as well as potential major provisions on surprise medical billing.

Contact Congress on Employer Issues in CARES Act
Yellow Alert | Mar. 22, 2020 | COVID-19, Healthcare

The U.S. Congress is moving fast on phase III of a COVID-response bill known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the amended CARES Act).