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Medicare Advantage Plans Shift Their Financial Risk To Doctors
GAO Report: Postal Retiree Health Benefits -- Unsustainable Finances Need to Be Addressed
Determining Whether Prescription Drug Coverage Is Creditable (PDF)
Ninth Circuit Revives Implied Contract Claims Concerning Retiree Heath Care Benefit
[Guidance Overview] FASB Makes Minor Changes to Disclosure Requirements for Sponsors of DB Plans and Other Postretirement Benefits (PDF)
New Jersey Lawmakers Try to Wrangle Pension Problem
[Guidance Overview] Michigan Law Requires More Disclosure from Local Governments
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS PLR 201833014: Amendment of Welfare Benefit Trust to Provide Benefits for Active as Well as Retired Employees Does Not Cause Disallowance of Deduction for Prior Contributions (PDF)
Retiree Health Benefits Education: What Boomers Want and Need
Healthcare Costs and Outliving Savings Dampen Employer Confidence in Employees' Retirement Futures
A View into the Future of Employer-Provided Retiree Healthcare Benefits
[Guidance Overview] The New ASOP 6: Implications for OPEB Reporting (PDF)
Health and Welfare Trusts Seek Increased Guidance Regarding Continuation Value (PDF)
Pension/OPEB 2018 Assumption and Disclosure Study, with Analysis of New Accounting Standards Updates (PDF)
Honeywell Cleared of Liability for Retiree Lifetime Health Care
Sixth Circuit: No Lifetime Health Care Benefits for Honeywell Retirees
Successor Not Liable for Misrepresentations by Past Fiduciaries Regarding Retiree Health Care
Retiree Healthcare Back in Focus
Medicare Financial Outlook Worsens
Hacking Longevity: Understanding the Implications of Living to 100
[Guidance Overview] Pension and OPEB Underfunded Status of Michigan Local Government Plans under the 'Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Act' (PDF)
[Opinion] Why Employers Need to Offer Retiree Healthcare Benefits
Facts About Medicare That All Employers Should Know
[Guidance Overview] GASB 74/75: OPEB Expense and Balance Sheet Items (PDF)
Cumulative Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses After Age 70
The HSA in Your Future: Defined Contribution Retiree Medical
$280k Is What a Couple Retiring This Year Will Need to Cover Health Care
How Fear of Catastrophic Health Care Expenses May Cause Retirees to Inefficiently Self-Insure (PDF)
Whirlpool Retirees Get Union Support in Health Care Dispute
Kraft Heinz Beats Another Lawsuit Over Retiree Health Benefits
Exploring Retiree Health Care Options
Trend Favors Employers in Retiree Medical Litigation
[Opinion] Congressional Letter to CMS Requesting Changes to 2019 Advanced Notice and Call Letter (PDF)
Supreme Court Again Rejects Sixth Circuit Finding of Lifetime Retiree Medical Benefits
Evaluating Options to Finance Retiree Medical Commitments
Supreme Court Orders Sixth Circuit to Clean Up Its Retiree Health Benefits Case Law 'Mess'
Supreme Court Reaffirms Ordinary Principles of Contract Law Apply When Interpreting Collective Bargaining Agreements
Supreme Court Once Again Finds Retiree Health Benefits Are Not Vested
Localities Want to Make Retiree Bills More Affordable, So Why Won't States Let Them?
How Public Sector Employers Can Manage Retiree Health Liabilities (PDF)
Supreme Court: Union Retiree Health Benefits Weren't Vested for Life
Supreme Court Once Again Refuses to Infer Lifetime Retiree Health Benefits
Supreme Court Provides Good News for Sponsors of Union Retiree Medical Benefit Plans
Supreme Court Concludes That Retiree Health Benefits Expired with CBA
Supreme Court Again Tells Sixth Circuit to Rethink Retiree Health Benefits
Court Determines Retiring Employees Had Vested Right to Benefits, But Required Scope of Benefits Is Jury Question
The Cost of Healthcare for California Government Workers When They Retire Rises Sharply
[Official Guidance] Text of GASB Implementation Guide No. 2017-3: Accounting and Financial Reporting for Postemployment Benefits Other Than Pensions
Retiree Health Benefits Ended When CBA Expired
Sixth Circuit Rejects Honeywell Retiree Claims that CBA Provided Lifetime Health Insurance Benefits
Text of Amicus Brief to Supreme Court on Vesting of Retiree Health Benefits
Accounting for Pensions and Other Postretirement Benefits, 2017 (PDF)
ERIC Files Amicus Brief with the Supreme Court in Critical Retiree Health Case
Five Important Ages for Retirement Planning
Kraft Retirees Had No Vested Right to Health Care Benefits Beyond Termination of CBAs
[Guidance Overview] Retiree HRAs Receiving More Attention from California Public Employers
Ninth Circuit Faults Retiree Plan's Disclosure of Lifetime Maximum
Lifetime Dollar Limit Was Permitted Under Retiree-Only Plan, But Was Not Adequately Disclosed in SPD
Ninth Circuit: ACA Does Not Prohibit Lifetime Benefit Maximum for Certain Retiree-Only Health Plans
CONSOL Energy Sued Again Over Retiree Healthcare Cuts
 
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