"Employers have seen that certain ACA provisions have a positive impact on their work force," says Julie Stich, research director at the IFEBP
in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
individual The IFEBP
and Pacific Resources found that private exchange programs already serve a small but noticeable percentage of employers, and that some employers are evaluating the possibility of trying the concept.
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to being a leading objective and independent global source of education and information about employee benefits, compensation and financial literacy.
Mental health coverage may not sound nontraditional: the IFEBP
study showed that 80 percent of businesses surveyed offer employee assistance programs (which commonly provide mental health treatment services), and 62 percent offer mental health coverage as part of their medical benefits.
"For every dollar spent on wellness initiatives, most organizations see between $1 to $3 decreases in their overall health care costs," the IFEBP
Copies of these publications can be purchased through the IFEBP
's Web site (www.ifebp.org).
3, 2001, cited in International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP
), HOT TOPICS, "Health Care Cost Statistics," on their web site at http://www.ifebp.org/knowledge/ichothcs.asp, September 26, 2001.
"While one would expect these programs to serve as a recruiting tool, most employers (88 percent) agreed that it was a strong retention tool," says Larry Aarhus, IFEBP
When asked what is the "single largest influencer when it comes to your workers' financial decisions," three in four (74%) of 150 corporate benefits leaders surveyed by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP
) pointed to "family members, friends, co-workers or peers."
Analysts at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP
) recently put their crystal ball aside long enough to look at what PPACA has done to employers and their benefits' programs so far.
Davidson has been appointed to the Professionals Committee of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP
) effective Jan.
The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP
), as part of its goal of providing education, information, and research in the areas of employee benefits, compensation, and financial literacy, hosts a resource-packed website at www.ifebp.org.