premium cost sharing requirements (19 percent)
And, the EBRI report notes, while many employers no longer offer retiree
health benefits, most that have continued to do so have made changes in the benefit package they offer: raising premiums that retirees
are required to pay, tightening eligibility, limiting or reducing benefits, or some combination.
The Connector Model combines available individual Medicare plans, robust retiree
decision-support tools and experienced customer service teams to help retirees
understand their choices and feel confident about the decisions they make.
The explanation of why the city of Worcester did this to its retirees
For nearly 100 years, military retirees
saw their military longevity retirement pay reduced by the amount of tax-free VA disability compensation they received.
Among government employers offering retiree
health benefits, 65 percent report that all retirees
participate in Medicare.
That hasn't yet been the case for retiree
Calculating the cost of retiree
health benefits begins with current costs per retiree
At Fuller, funds for future retiree
medical benefits will stem from life insurance policies taken out on current employees and from underlying asset fund investments managed by the insurance carrier, with the VEBA trust named as beneficiary.
In mandating that companies' financial statements reflect their retiree
health benefit obligations, FAS 106 will conform accounting practice to the view that retiree
health benefits are a form of deferred compensation.
The Uncertain Promise of Retiree
Health Benefits is organized into 10 chapters that explore a variety of issues that are part of the retiree
health benefits debate.
The plaintiffs were retirees
or surviving spouses of retirees