The Handbook of Employee Benefits / Edition 6

The Handbook of Employee Benefits / Edition 6

by Jerry S. Rosenbloom
     
 

The definitive handbook for every benefits professional, providing you with new material on HIPAA and COBRA, key legislation, and more

The encyclopedic The Handbook of Employee Benefits is the essential reference in the human resources industry, helping you understand and select benefit plans that work best for both employers and employees.

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The definitive handbook for every benefits professional, providing you with new material on HIPAA and COBRA, key legislation, and more

The encyclopedic The Handbook of Employee Benefits is the essential reference in the human resources industry, helping you understand and select benefit plans that work best for both employers and employees. Important changes and additions to this sixth edition include new material on behavioral/mental health-care benefits, disease management, alternative medicine, and elder care. In addition, executive compensation plans in a pay-for-performance environment are covered for the first time, as are important changes in benefits following September 11, 2001.

Jerry Rosenbloom, Ph.D., CLU, CPCU is the Frederick H. Ecker Professor of Insurance and Risk Management at the Wharton School. He is a frequent contributor to professional journals, and is the author of Personal Financial Planning, Seventh Edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071445122
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/07/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1300
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The environment of employee benefit plans3
Ch. 2Functional approach to designing and evaluating employee benefits15
Ch. 3Risk concepts and employee benefit planning39
Ch. 4Regulatory environment of employee benefit plans57
Ch. 5Evolving health plan designs77
Ch. 6Understanding managed care health plans : the managed care spectrum107
Ch. 7Understanding managed care health plans : understanding costs and evaluating plans155
Ch. 8Consumer-driven health care197
Ch. 9Health care quality : are we getting our money's worth?219
Ch. 10Dental plan design249
Ch. 11Alternative prescription drug plans and their impact on employers267
Ch. 12Understanding managed behavioral health care benefits295
Ch. 13Long-term care insurance323
Ch. 14Disability income benefits349
Ch. 15Group life insurance : term and permanent371
Ch. 16Other life insurance programs395
Ch. 17Work/life benefits : an overview421
Ch. 18Time-off benefits and family and medical leave programs445
Ch. 19Dependent care programs461
Ch. 20Selected additional benefits : educational assistance programs, group legal services plans, and qualified transportation fringe benefits491
Ch. 21Financial planning as an employee benefit509
Ch. 22Social security and medicare529
Ch. 23Workers' compensation567
Ch. 24Fundamentals of unemployment compensation programs601
Ch. 25Retirement plan design627
Ch. 26Profit-sharing plans653
Ch. 27401(k) plans : from inception to the present day685
Ch. 28Cash balance plans : finding the proper perspective699
Ch. 29Employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)733
Ch. 30Employee stock compensation plans817
Ch. 31Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs), simplified employee pensions (SEPs), savings incentive match plans for employees (SIMPLE plans), and HR-10 (Keogh) plans837
Ch. 32Executive compensation plans857
Ch. 33Section 403(b) plans895
Ch. 34Section 457 deferred compensation plans907
Ch. 35Investment of defined contribution plan assets925
Ch. 36Employee benefit plan management943
Ch. 37Cafeteria plan design and administration975
Ch. 38The investment of retirement plan assets1011
Ch. 39Fiduciary liability issues under ERISA1049
Ch. 40Communicating employee benefits programs1067
Ch. 41Employee benefit plan accounting and reporting1085
Ch. 42Accounting and financial reporting for health and welfare benefit plans1117
Ch. 43Alternative insured and self-funded arrangements1131
Ch. 44Employers' accounting for pension costs1177
Ch. 45Costing and funding retirement benefits1221
Ch. 46Preventive health care strategies : an overview for employers1251
Ch. 47Welfare benefits for retirees1289
Ch. 48The globalization of employee benefits1309
Ch. 49The future of employee benefit plans1337

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