Pension funds linger, even make comeback, among healthcare providers

2015-08-20T23:22:58-07:00August 20th, 2015|Categories: Defined Benefit Plans|Tags: |

Although healthcare organizations have been migrating from pensions into 401(k) plans for employees, pensions still represent a hefty portion of retirement programs and, in some places, are even making a comeback, financial specialists say. As with other areas of the economy, healthcare employers are scaling back defined benefit pensions in favor of defined contribution programs that put more onus on employees for retirement savings. It is part of what healthcare economist David Marcinko calls “a sea change that has [...]