NU Online News Service, May 17, 2004, 6:24 p.m. EDT – A key employer group, the American Benefits Council, Washington, says the federal government has to do far more to save retiree health benefits programs.[@@]
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently proposed a rule that will let employers coordinate retiree health benefits with eligibility for Medicare.
James Klein, the benefits council’s president, welcomed the ruling today at a hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging.