Insurer groups this week shared ACA reform ideas with Congress, including the creation of a copper plan.
Knowing how many companies your client owns is critical to meeting ACA compliance. Heres what you need to know about your clients that own more than one company under a controlled group.
Members of Congress came out swinging Wednesday at a committee hearing with top insurers called as witnesses to determine whom of the more than 8 million Obamacare enrollees have paid their first months premium.
Three large health insurers including WellPoint Inc. and Aetna Inc. say that a high percentage of their new Obamacare customers are paying their first premiums, undermining a Republican criticism of enrollment in the program.
Voluntary benefits are worth a fresh look. Here are five reasons benefit advisers should incorporate new voluntary options into client proposals.
Obamacare reduced the percentage of U.S. adults without health insurance to its lowest point since 2008 even as the law remains unpopular with the public, separate surveys showed.
While many in the industry think voluntary sales is a no-brainer for benefit advisers and employees alike, there's one type of product that hasn't seen a boost thanks to the ACA.
Erin McGinty of TriNet, an HR services provider, breaks down survey results of their employer clients on health plan contributions and identifies geographical locations and industries where demand may necessitate employers do more.
The self-insurance option for small businesses doesnt seem to be as popular for managing ACA costs and mandates as some in the industry once thought.
This insurance rule, referring to the grouping of companies owned by the same person, hasnt applied to medical coverage until now. One broker is concerned that benefit advisers and small business owners alike arent up to speed on this requirement and could be vulnerable to liabilities via penalties and lawsuits.
Judi Carsrud is NAIFAs director of federal relations and she joins EBA to discuss the major issues their members have with current tax reform discussions in Congress and their advocacy efforts for NARAB, the bill that could streamline broker licensing.
Many employers have yet to update their work policies to reflect the 90-day waiting period rule, a possible landmine for employee confusion and lawsuits.
Higher consumer spending on health services, increased prescriptions for costly medications and more elective surgeries suggests Americans are using the insurance they gained under Obamacare.
How many individuals and families that selected a health plan in the federally facilitated health insurance marketplace have paid their first months premium? Depends on whom you ask.
Now that tax season is over, Uncle Sam will be turning his attention to another pressing matter.