Coverage for Spouses and Dependents Scaled Back

Did you know that to control rising health care costs and minimize triggering the Affordable Care Act’s 2018 excise tax, a growing number of employers will significantly reduce the subsidies paid to support spousal and dependent coverage? As reported by the Society for Human Resurce Management (SHRM), 58% of companies have completed an audit of covered dependents to verify eligibility and 52% are considering unitized pricing—where employees pay per person, and not individual versus family.Read More