Hosts Ron Bachman and Doug Field welcome four special guests to the show to discuss topics ranging from the "Cadillac" tax to financial wellness.
Up first on this week's program are Kate Hull, executive director for Corporate Health Care Coalition, and Richard Stover, FSA, principal at Buck Consultants, for a discussion about the “Cadillac” tax. As representatives for The Alliance to Fight the 40, a broad-based coalition that seeks full repeal the “Cadillac” tax, Rich and Kate will give the audience a rundown on the basic facts of this 40 percent tax; why such a diverse group of participants has joined The Alliance to Fight the 40 to support a full repeal; and why HR/benefits professionals in particular should be concerned.
For the second segment, the hosts talk with Bob Gaydos, corporate strategy advisor for Kashable. Employers are moving towards higher deductible health plans. Furthermore, the lower the employee income, the higher the health insurance deductible. Yet half of U.S. w