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Obamacare and the Early Retiree: Health Law Offers Relief
Retiree Health Benefits at the Crossroads
The Potential Impact of Alternative Health Care Spending Scenarios on Future State and Local Government Budgets
Draft Rules Would Help Protect Seniors When Medicare Advantage Plans Drop Doctors
[Opinion] Military Retirement System Is Too Costly -- and Inequitable
New York Appellate Court Rejects Changes to School District Retiree Health Insurance Benefits
[Guidance Overview] IRS Employee Plans News, March 19, 2014 (PDF)
84 Percent of Americans Concerned About Health Care Costs in Retirement
[Guidance Overview] IRS Affirms Tax Treatment of HRA Established to Replace Bankrupt Employer's Retiree Benefits
Text of Actuarial Valuation Report for the State of California Retiree Health Benefits Program as of June 30, 2013 (PDF)
Three New Court Rulings on Retiree Health Care Cuts by California Local Governments
[Opinion] Comments by American Academy of Actuaries on ASOP No. 35, Selection of Demographic and Other Noneconomic Assumptions for Measuring Pension Obligations (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS-Updated Early Retiree Reinsurance Program 'Common Questions'
70% of Retirees Reevaluated Their Private Medicare Plans for 2014
Accounting for Pensions and Other Post Retirement Benefits, 2013
Consumers Active in Their Own Health Care but Face Financial Pressures and Are Unprepared for Health Care Costs in Retirement
Text of Ohio State Appellate Court Opinion: City of Cincinnati Can Change Its Medical Benefits for Retirees (PDF)
[Opinion] Boston Must Rein in Retiree Health Plans
[Official Guidance] ERRP to Disable Plan Sponsor Access to ERRP Secure Website in January
Federal District Court Enjoins Termination of Retiree Health Benefits by Moen, Inc. (PDF)
'New' GM Doesn't Owe $450 Million Payment for Delphi Retiree Health Benefits
California Retiree Healthcare: Bigger Budget Bite Than Pensions?
[Guidance Overview] New Pension and Other Postretirement Accounting for Insurance Companies (PDF)
Retired Police, Fire Sue Providence, R.I. Over Pension Changes
The Obamacare Trick Early Retirees Should Know
Retiree Health Care, Not Pension Shortfall, a Core Reason for Detroit Bankruptcy
Perpetual Shortfall: Maryland's Pension and Benefit Funds (PDF)
The Role of Retiree Health Insurance in the Early Retirement of Public Sector Employees
The Effects of Retiree Health Insurance Plan Characteristics on Retirees' Choice and Employers' Costs
The Effects of Partial Retirement on Health
California Public Pension Ballot Initiative Would Eliminate Vested Right to Future Benefit Accruals
How Does Retiree Health Insurance Influence Public Sector Employee Saving?
Federal Judge Says Sacramento County Retirees Aren't Entitled to Permanent Health Care Subsidies
Voters to Consider San Francisco Retiree Health Care Shortfall Solution
Retiree Health Insurance for Public School Employees: Does it Affect Retirement?
[Official Guidance] CMS Reminder Regarding Plan Sponsor's Responsibilities for Phase-down of ERRP
Are Retiree Health Care Benefits Empty Promises?
Stockton Releases Bankruptcy Plan; CalPERS Payments Unaffected
California Superior Court Finds Vested Right to Retiree Health Benefits But Raises Many Questions
California Judge Rules Subsidy for Retiree Health Coverage Can't Be Changed by City Ordinance
Duke Energy Becomes Latest Employer to Stop Insuring Retirees
Peabody Says It No Longer Owes Benefits to Patriot Retirees
Detroit Considers Pushing Its Retirees Into Health Exchanges
Rhode Island to Study Moving City, Town Retirees to Obamacare
[Opinion] Health Exchange Confusion: Why We're Getting the IBM Story Wrong
Honda Cuts Pensions, Reduces Benefits
From GE to IBM: Ending Retiree Health Plans is Historic Shift
As More Employers Drop Coverage, Retirees Turn to Specialized Insurance Exchanges
[Opinion] Text of Comments by American Academy of Actuaries to CMS on Medical Loss Ratio Report for Medicare Advantage Plans and Prescription Drug Plans (PDF)
Retirees Become the Guinea Pigs of Health Insurance Exchanges
IBM to Move Retirees Off Health Plan
[Opinion] Comments to Actuarial Standards Board on Revised ASOP No. 6, Measuring Retiree Group Benefit Obligations (PDF)
District Court Orders Trial to Determine Whether Whirlpool CBA Vested Lifetime Health Benefits for Certain Retirees (PDF)
Cypen & Cypen Newsletter, August 22, 2013
Growing Number of Companies Favor Individual Market-Based Strategies for Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Benefits
Peabody Energy Co. on Hook for Some Patriot Coal Retiree Healthcare Benefits
Sixth Circuit Concludes that CBAs Gave Retirees a Vested Right to Contribution-Free Lifetime Health Benefits
Employer Gives More Than (It Thought) It Bargained For
Pension/OPEB 2013 Assumption and Disclosure Survey (PDF)
Sixth Circuit Finds Lifetime Vesting of Retiree Medical Benefits, But Allows 'Reasonable Changes' to Benefit Terms (PDF)

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