Monthly Archives: October 2015

IRS Announces 2016 Pension Plan Limitations; 401(k) Contribution Limit Remains Unchanged at $18,000 for 2016

Posted on by siareporter

The Internal Revenue Service today announced cost‑of‑living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2016. In general, the pension plan limitations will not change for 2016 Continue reading

Posted in Industry News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on IRS Announces 2016 Pension Plan Limitations; 401(k) Contribution Limit Remains Unchanged at $18,000 for 2016

Visits to the doctor cost more as hospitals buy practices

Posted on by siareporter

The cost of visiting the doctor is climbing as hospitals scoop up a growing number of physicians’ groups, according to a Harvard Medical School study.

Researchers found that when small doctors’ practices join large hospitals, their patients pay an average of $75 more every year for outpatient services like check-ups, even though the number of appointments stays the same.
Continue reading

Posted in Industry News | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Visits to the doctor cost more as hospitals buy practices