March 2009 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

ARRA Changes to Privacy and Security Rules

American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Changes To The Health Information Privacy And Security Rules Holland and Hart The Law Out West Highlights Business Associates Effective February 17, 2010, business associates will be directly subject to the HIPAA privacy and security rule. Currently, HIPAA only applies directly to covered entities, and a business associate is only […]


U.S. Employers Expect Steady Rise in Health Costs

U.S. employers expect steady rise in health costs Reuters Reporting by Maggie Fox; Editing by John O’Callaghan The survey of 489 large U.S. employers also showed that more plan to offer consumer-directed health plans in 2010 to try to control cost increases. “Cost increases have stabilized, but the financial crisis is causing many companies to […]