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Employee Benefits & Workers’ Comp News, December 2014/January 2015
Volume 24, Number 6
Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation Many states have loosened their laws on marijuana use. What does this mean for your workers’ compensation safety program? Read on for details.
Return of the Association Health Plan? The Affordable Care Act did away with association health plans. Or did it? Read on for details.
How the Affordable Care Act Affects Dental Plans Although dental plans are “excepted health plans” exempt from Affordable Care Act (ACA) reforms, two provisions in the ACA could affect dental plans. Read on for details.
The Importance of Dental Insurance More than one-third of adults surveyed for the Surgeon General’s study on oral health (2000) had not visited a dentist in the past 12 months. Read on for details.
This Just In…
Stricter rules for reporting serious workplace injuries go into effect on January 1, 2015. OSHA final rules require all employers under its jurisdiction to report serious workplace incidents. The new rule applies even to employers who are exempt from routinely keeping OSHA records due to company size or industry.