health insurance

The Job Benefit We Covet Most Is?

What motivates American workers to get to their jobs? Glassdoor knows: Its latest survey reveals which benefits are most important to us. No shock, health insurance is No. 1.

HMO Stocks Rise on Medicare Advantage News

Shares of health insurance provider Humana jumped yesterday and are set to gain more today following news that Medicare Advantage might increase reimbursement rates.

What's Next for Obamacare Foes Now That Rick Scott Has Caved

On Wednesday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, one of the most outspoken critics of President Obama's Affordable Care Act -- and the Medicaid expansion it carries with it -- announced that Florida will accept the federal windfall that the program will bring.

Talk of More Corporate Deals Sends Stocks Higher, Dow Above 14,000

Reports that retailers Office Depot and OfficeMax are discussing a merger came after big corporate deals for Heinz and Dell were announced in recent weeks. Some investors are betting that more deals could be on the way as buyers pay premium prices for publicly traded companies.

Forget the Taxman: You're Working to Pay Your Doctor

Recently, Forbes contributor Chris Conover took an interesting angle on the issue of health care in America by calculating the health care costs of the average worker. According to his figures, they add up to $8,953 per year -- the equivalent of 58 days of work.

Health Care Tax Hikes May be Just the Beginning

New taxes are coming Jan. 1 to help finance President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Most people may not notice. But they will pay attention if Congress decides to start taxing employer-sponsored health insurance, one option in play if lawmakers can ever agree on a budget deal to reduce federal deficits.

Year-End Review: Your 3-Step Workplace Benefits Check-Up

As the end of the year approaches, it's important to make sure you're not leaving any money on the table when it comes to your workplace benefits. If you don't take the right steps now, you could lose your chance to maximize your savings, so run through this list of must-do tips before Dec. 31.