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February 7 and 8, 2000

Top Stories - Retirement Plans

Final Regulations On The Electronic Transmission Of Notices And ConsentsInternal Revenue Service[More like this]
Blowing Away The Half-Truths And Flimsy Data That Cripple Mutual FundsWorth magazine, free registration required[More like this]
One-Weekend Blackout Set To Become New Service StandardEmployee Benefit News[More like this]
Personal Pension Plans and Stock Market VolatilityWorld Bank Chief Economist[More like this]
New Online Calculator Allows Workers To Determine Their Personal Stake In Social SecurityNational Center for Policy Analysis[More like this]
The Dot-com Obsession Warping the U.S. EconomyLos Angeles Times[More like this]
Fund Mistakes Can Sink Your Futurenews.excite.com[More like this]
Time Warner Execs Can Cash Out on AOL MergerCNET.com[More like this]
Employee Ownership Pays OffChristian Science Monitor[More like this]
Charles Schwab's New Online Retirement DestinationCharles Schwab[More like this]
Financial Executives Institute Provides Comments On Cash Balance Plans to IRS (PDF)FEI[More like this]

Top Stories - Health and Welfare Plans

President Clinton Takes Historic Action To Ban Genetic Discrimination In The Federal WorkplaceWhite House[More like this]
Commuting Accounts Gain Speed - IRS Proposes Rules to Help Firms Set Up Benefits ProgramWashington Post[More like this]
HMO Balks, Then Approves ProsthesisWashington Post[More like this]
What the Heck Is Healtheon?Fortune[More like this]
Health Sites Seek Ethics CodeZDNet[More like this]
Web-Based Patient Records Promise To Streamline Health Care, Reduce Medical ErrorFox News[More like this]
Health-Care Reforms Stirring in WashingtonArkansas Democrat-Gazette[More like this]
Health Costs Inflict Pain on Kansas City FirmsHealth Care Journal[More like this]
HMOs Step Up Their LobbyingHealth Care Journal[More like this]
Florida Health Insurance Reform, Take 2Health Care Journal[More like this]
Patient's Rights Legislation: Will It Cure What Ails the American Health Care System?Craig J. Cantoni[More like this]
Candidates on the Issues: HMOsNew York Times, free registration required[More like this]
Arizona Managed Care Bill Includes Right-To-Sue Provisionnews.excite.com[More like this]
Survey Tests Employer Response to Patient Protection BillsMedscape, free registration required[More like this]
Kaiser Permanente Launches Voluntary Program Offering Independent Review of Medical Decisionsnews.excite.com[More like this]
Consumers Say Privacy of Health Information Is Important, But Understand Need for Healthcare Researchnews.excite.com[More like this]
Form 5500 Series Revised For 1999 Reporting YearCorbel[More like this]
Improve Benefits but Keep Same Premiums? Nice TrickWashington Post[More like this]

New Recommended Links About Employee Benefits

Take Control Of Your 401(k) - Making Sense of Your StatementsTim Younkin[More like this]
San Diego Companies Need to Use Creative Job Benefits to Attract, Keep Quality Workers, Survey Showsnews.excite.com[More like this]
Temporary Workers: No Longer Growing Employment Policy Foundation[More like this]
ERISA Reporting Calendars for 2000Watson Wyatt[More like this]

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