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.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a NAHU-backed bill exempting expatriate health plans from the ACA.
Julie Stich, director of research for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, outlines important legislation and guidance affecting employers in 2014 and discusses employer concerns that benefit advisers can help address.
Unbeknownst to your clients, prescription drugs are likely costing them a great deal. As their trusted adviser, heres how you can help.
Despite the Affordable Care Act exceeding its enrollment goals, Americans view on the law remains unchanged and a majority believe enrollment fell short of expectations.
One thing is certain as Cover Oregon switches over to Healthcare.gov, more work for brokers.
New research provides a glimpse into just how dire of a situation employers are in as they face rising health care costs and the desire to continue offering a competitive benefits package.