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February 18 - 21, 2000

Top Stories - Retirement Plans

Minimal Cost Savings Found in Cash Balance Conversions, says Watson Wyattnews.excite.com[More like this]
Federal Employees Sue Central Bank in Pension Disputenews.excite.com[More like this]
SEC Disagrees with IBMCNNfn.com[More like this]
SEC Orders IBM to Include Pension Plan in ProxyYahoo! News[More like this]
SEC Supports IBM EmployeesIBM Employees Benefits Action Coalition[More like this]
IBM Loses Bid To Bar Pension VoteYahoo! News[More like this]
DB Plans' Unexpected Resiliency Could Aid RecruitingEmployee Benefit News[More like this]
Labor Department Holds Hearings On Cross-TradingGroom Law Group[More like this]
Recent Developments Affecting Qualified Retirement PlansFaegre & Benson, LLP[More like this]
U.S. House Panel Acts to End Senior Earnings LimitYahoo! News[More like this]
In South Africa: Pension Fund Legislation on Excess Asset Reversions Is Back AgainBenefitsLink[More like this]
In Zimbabwe: Call for Concerted Effort on Use of ESOPsBenefitsLink[More like this]

Top Stories - Health and Welfare Plans

Key HMO Case Before Justices - Patient Strives to Overcome ERISA and Hold HMO LiableLaw News Network[More like this]
Confidentiality Proposal Draws Plaudits, Complaintsnews.excite.com[More like this]
Medical Privacy Rules Debatednews.excite.com[More like this]
Witness List and Testimony at 2/17/2000 Hearing on Patient ConfidentialitySubcommittee On Health on the Confidentiality of Patient Records[More like this]
Supreme Court Weighs Doctor's Bonus vs. Patient's CareWashington Post[More like this]
The Private HMO Justice System for Injured California Patients - Is It Fair?Foundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights[More like this]
HMO Patient Self-Defense KitFoundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights[More like this]
Pennsylvania Consumers Get Help Fighting HMO Battlesinsure.com[More like this]
Average Health Insurance Costs in December 1999insure.com[More like this]
Drug Companies Selling to HMOs at Big Discounts, Audit ShowsBenefitsLink[More like this]
Employers Cutting Back On Raises While Increasing Perks, BonusesBenefitsLink[More like this]
Time to Update Your COBRA AdministrationEmployee Benefit News[More like this]

New Recommended Links About Employee Benefits

Optimal Exercise Prices for Executive Stock OptionsNational Bureau of Economic Research[More like this]
Understanding 401(k) Testing OptionsW. E. Stanley & Co.[More like this]
The Importance of Group Coverage: How Tax Policy Shaped U.S. Health InsuranceNational Bureau of Economic Research[More like this]
Tax Subsidies for Health Insurance: Evaluating the Costs and BenefitsNational Bureau of Economic Research[More like this]
What is a Medical Savings Account?State Bank of Howards Grove[More like this]
Text of SEC Rules on Shareholder Proposals (e.g., the IBM cash balance plan issue)Securities and Exchange Commission[More like this]
Council for Affordable Health Insurance [More like this]
Utah Health Policy Commission [More like this]

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