The NewCEBS. Free Resources CEBS Home University Student Career and Professional Development Jobs in Benefits and Market Trends Job Search and Interview Tips Evaluating Benefits Packages Benefits Networking—ISCEBS Free Resources Resources for You Health Care Programs and Legislation Financial Education and Retirement Security General Benefits Information University/College Relationships IFEBP>CEBS Designation>University Student>CEBS | Free Resources There is a lot happening with health care, retirement programs and legislative updates. Read on to stay current, and find valuable data and information for a paper or project! Resources for You Glossary of health coverage and medical terms Word on Benefits Blog Talking Benefits Podcast Glossary of Canadian Investment terms Word on Benefits Blog Health Care Programs and Legislation The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Affordable Care Act (ACA) University—A source for news, analysis and latest regulatory announcements, and the future of ACA. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS)—About the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services—a federal government website with information about a variety of health insurance programs. United States Department of Labor: Employee Benefits Security Administration—details and specific information for consumers. Government of Canada Health System and Services—Information about the country’s health care system, including commissions and inquiries, eHealth, pharmaceuticals, legislation and guidelines. Health Canada—Health Canada is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. It ensures that high-quality health services are accessible, and works to reduce health risks.Government of Canada Benefits—Information about Employment Insurance, pensions and benefits for housing, education, training, family and people with disabilities.The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Affordable Care Act (ACA) University—A source for news, analysis and latest regulatory announcements, and the future of ACA in the United States. Financial Education and Retirement Security The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans "Retirement 101"—Financial Education and Retirement Security information and tools. United States Department of Labor: Employee Benefits Security Administration—Consumer Information on Retirement Plans. U.S. Department of Labor: Savings matters for employees—Information for different stages of life and career. U.S. Department of Labor: Savings matters for employers—Includes information for employers already offering retirement plans, as well as small businesses and those who are self-employed. The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Financial Education/Retirement Security Canada—Financial Education and Retirement Security information and tools.The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans “Retirement 101 Canada”—Information about Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans, and retirement planning.Government of Canada Retirement Planning—Types of retirement income, saving for retirement, how much money you will need and managing your finances.Registered Pension PlansStatistics Canada—Statistics on income, spending, and wealth, which shed light on the financial well-being of Canadian individuals, families, and households. Includes statistics on the distribution of income among families and individuals. General Benefits Information Benefits Transition Tracker—This year has brought a flurry of announcements, orders and legislative activity that are impacting the benefits industry, leaving many with questions. This resource helps sort through the changes that have already occurred and those to come, and to decipher what's certain from conjecture. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics—A wealth of information on a wide selection of labor and benefit topics National Compensation Survey (employee benefits data), updated annually—Breaks down different types of benefits. Covers health, retirement, disability and paid time off benefits in the United States. Good fact sheets on a variety of health related topics. U.S. AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services—Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. This is the only national data source measuring how Americans use and pay for medical care, health insurance, and out-of-pocket spending. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) Health Benefits Survey—Report from annual survey administered by a not for profit organization. Provides reliable and objective data. Statistics Canada Non-Wage Benefits–Statistics by subject. Government of Canada—Information about jobs, employment insurance, government-sponsored pensions and family benefits, and services for veterans. Disability Management—Journal articles sorted by most requested topics.