A petition and complaint from a Pennsylvania credit union member has helped launch increased regulatory interest in re-loadable prepaid cards that are being used to pay employees.
New York AG investigating practice, consultant says, and group of 16 Senate Dems write CFPB seeking federal probe.
On the surface, it might appear that a recent extension of the deadline for large employers to comply with providing health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act from 2014 to 2015, is a cause for relief. But some are not so sure.
It’s clear that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, is the law of the land. But it’s not so clear yet how the new law will impact credit unions over the next two years when the bulk of the health reform laws go into effect.
Uncertainty reigns as Affordable Care Act begins two years of taking hold. This article is also in our Jan. 9 print edition.
From asking employees to pay a greater portion of premiums to offering incentives for healthy lifestyles, some of the country’s largest employers are using a number of cost control measures to counter the expected rise in health care benefits in 2013.
One phrase, “do the right thing,” has been at the core of what drives Kristina Derkos, senior vice president of employee relations/development at Redwood Credit Union.