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Category Archives: Health Care Reform

TaxFreePremiums your Section 125 Premium Only Plan (POP) Provider

Every penny counts when you’re running a business, so why would you want to pay your attorney to create a Section 125 POP Plan document that you can generate in just a few minutes? [read more...]

December 24th, 2014 • 0 Comments

ERISA & SPD Wrap or Summary Plan Description Wrap Documents

Recently we joined forces with a company to assist in additional forms of compliance.  These compliance issues fall directly in line with the rumors of the ERISA DOL Audits.  HR Service Inc and ERISA Solutions are those companies.  The professional atmosphere, experienced employees, and customer service oriented environment is appealing; yet the powerful and user-friendly tools/documents they offer is what swayed the decision.  For more information on how to pass an ERISA Compliance Audit watch this presentation:  http://j.mp/ErisaAuditSpdWrapDemo [read more...]

November 17th, 2014 • 0 Comments

Proposed Changes to Cafeteria Premium Only Plan Elections & Look-Back Period

PROPOSED CHANGES TO CAFETERIA PREMIUM ONLY PLAN ELECTIONS & LOOK-BACK PERIOD [read more...]

November 12th, 2014 • 0 Comments

Healthcare Backlash: Should Businesses Drop Their Sponsored Healthcare Plans?

Last week, we talked about how some businesses are considering discontinuing their healthcare plans because of the Affordable Healthcare Act (AHCA). Would this decision benefit businesses or their employees? [read more...]

February 14th, 2012 • 0 Comments

Tax Exclusions Not Enough For Employers?

The federal government understands how the rising costs in health care affect families. It has looked to find ways to help businesses and individuals make health insurance more affordable. Tax exclusions for Employer Sponsored Health Insurance, coupled with Section 125 plans, are two ways that the government has tried to help cut health care costs. Some businesses, however, may stop offering health insurance benefits between now and 2014, when the Affordable Care Act will take full effect. [read more...]

February 7th, 2012 • 0 Comments

National Survey: Employee Consensus on Importance of Health Insurance

National Survey: Employee Consensus on Importance of Health Insurance [read more...]

September 20th, 2011 • 0 Comments

Staying in Compliance with Health Care Reform: Non-Discrimination Explained

With the health care reform bill, comes many changes to both businesses as well as consumers, both of whom are now trying to navigate and understand the changes that are either coming or have already taken place. Some of these changes impact businesses, such as with the non-discrimination requirements that previously only applied to self-insured plans, but that now also apply to all fully-insured non-grandfathered plans. What does this mean for employers? [read more...]

July 20th, 2011 • 0 Comments

Implications Of The Health Care And Pension Reform Bill In New Jersey

A historic health care and pension reform bill passed by the New Jersey legislature in late June of this year and signed into law on June 28th is expected to have far-reaching implications at the state level as well as for municipal governments. Though the pension reforms will provide $120 billion in savings to New Jersey taxpayers over the next 30 years, while the health benefits reform will provide $3.1 billion over the next 10 years, there are myriad nuances and details that will have to be adjusted to, as new contracts will have to comply with the new laws. [read more...]

July 7th, 2011 • 0 Comments