Benefits and state government employees.





State Government Benefits

As government employees move toward health maintenance organization (HMO) and point-of-service (POS) plans, costs change as well.

However, most states continue to experience increases:
  Employee coverage Family
States with increasing costs 22 24
States with decreasing costs 11 11

 

Reining in Costs
Cost management programs Number of states offering
Hospice 46
Hospital inpatient precertification 45
Audits of large hosiptal bills 40
Audits of claims payer 39

Additional Benefits
Program Number of states offering
Group term life 36
Dental 32


SPONSORED REPORT

A new line of business to consider

Technology assessments may open the door to new engagement opportunities for your firm. What is a technology assessment? How do you perform one? JofA Tech Q&A author J. Carlton Collins shows you in a detailed explanation.

FEATURE

Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.