The BenefitsLink Newsletter
This issue sponsored by the International Quality & Productivity Center
January 5, 2000

(no January 4, 2000 issue - both hardware and software failures, but other than that I just love my computer)

What's New - Top Stories

Pension Plans
New Profit Sharing/401(k) Council of America Survey Finds Trend Towards Immediate 401(k) Eligibility For WorkersPSCA[More like this]
Final Regulation On Insurance Company General AccountsDepartment of Labor[More like this]
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Retired Teachers Sue Calif Pension Fund: You Didn't Tell Us We Should Have WaitedSacramento Bee[More like this]
Revenue Ruling 2000-2 On IRA QTIP Elections by ExecutorsInternal Revenue Service[More like this]
Health and Welfare Plans
United Healthcare Must Pay Claims - Bankruptcy Filings of HMO's Contractors at IssueWashington Post[More like this]
New Massachusetts Law On Patients' Side, Just In TimeBoston Globe[More like this]
Harvard Pilgrim In ReceivershipBoston Globe[More like this]
Appeals Court Circuit Says Health Insurers Have No Duty to Disclose Physician[More like this]
Legal Scholars Cast Doubt On Managed Care[More like this]
Girl Awarded $80M in Humana SuitWashington Post[More like this]
OSHA Covers At-Home WorkersWashington Post[More like this]
H.M.O.'s, Under Attack, Face Supreme Court TestNew York Times[More like this]
Suing HMOs Won't Improve CareLos Angeles Times[More like this]
HMOs Holding Patients HostageBoston Globe[More like this]

New (to Us) Links We Like

Trends In 401(k) Plans For The Next[More like this]
Exemption Procedures Under Federal Pension LawDepartment of Labor pamphlet[More like this]
SEPs and SIMPLE Plans: Simplicity at a PriceW. E. Stanley and Company[More like this]

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Taylor, William F.View bioBenefit Solutions, Ltd.MS
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