Benefits Buzz – January 2016

ACA Repeal Passes Senate, Veto Expected On Dec. 3, 2015, the Senate voted 52 to 47 to repeal large parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—marking the first time that the Senate has passed a bill that would repeal the ACA. Because the vote was taken under the congressional budget reconciliation process, it needed a…

Live Well, Work Well – December 2015

Bacon and Other Processed Meats Increase Risk of Cancer The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that eating bacon, sausages, hot dogs and other processed meats may increase your risk of colorectal cancer. While the news that processed meats aren’t good for you isn’t exactly groundbreaking, the fact that the WHO classified processed meats as…

Benefits Buzz – December 2015

ACA’s Automatic Enrollment Requirement Repealed On Nov. 2, 2015, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 into law, which included a provision repealing the ACA requirement that large companies automatically enroll their employees in group health plans. EAS Edits Benefits Buzz for December 2015 Final