HR Insights


7 Surprising Statistics About Occupational Health & Medicine

Posted by CareATC on April 9, 2024

In our evolving work landscape, where safety regulations and workplace wellness are increasingly in focus, there are persistent challenges with occupational health and safety. From employee injuries to financial burdens, the toll of workplace accidents and illnesses remains significant. As HR professionals, it's important to stay informed and explore innovative solutions to address these hurdles head-on. Let’s examine seven surprising statistics that highlight the importance of prioritizing employee health and safety:

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Employers More Settled into ACA Regime

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on July 31, 2015

Despite radical changes to the United States heath insurance system, the nation's employers are adjusting to the Affordable Care Act.

Concern over the ACA's requirements is down from 64% to 33% since 2012.

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Healthcare Reform is Transforming Employer Benefits

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on May 5, 2015

The new excise tax and continued coverage requirements for adult children are two Affordable Care Act requirements changing employer benefits packages.

Today's employers are having to decide between building and buying healthcare packages, all the while considering how sweeping changes will affect every aspect of the workplace.

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PPACA Burdens HR Managers: SHRM Rails Against PPACA

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on April 28, 2015

Sally Roberts of the Society for Human Resource Management testified before the House that healthcare reform has complicated benefits programs nationwide.

Because of the complexities and time required to get benefits up to code, costs are being driven up and plans are being simplified.

Roberts calls for a return to pre-ACA benefits organization practices, in order to ensure better coverage for all.

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The Next Obamacare Shoe To Drop: 20 States To Be Hit By The Cadillac Tax in 2025

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on April 13, 2015

In 3 years, Obamacare's so-called Cadillac Tax goes into effect, instituting a 40% excise tax on high-value insurance benefits.

Though controversial, the measure will help offset the cost of Obamacare while raising wages for many, as employers are forced to pay their employees more to cover costs of healthcare once paid for by tax-protected benefits packages.

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