Important Update Regarding United Healthcare and the Methodist Hospital Physician Organization

UnitedHealthcare is committed to helping people access health care to the fullest extent possible as our country addresses the COVID-19 national emergency. To ensure our members in Houston can continue their relationships with their physicians during this time, we have extended our agreement with Houston Methodist’s physicians through May 31, 2020.   We will be […]

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If You or Someone You know has been let go and Need Help – Please read.

Dear Friends, Our country is going through a crisis unlike anything we have ever experienced.   The COVID19 Virus has brought our nation to our knees.  I hope everyone is well and remain so during this pandemic.    Persian poets summarized the temporary situations experienced within the human condition of life, with the adage, “This too […]

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PRESIDENT SIGNS FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT

Yesterday evening, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This new law requires employers with up to 500 employees to provide paid sick leave and paid family leave while also providing a refundable payroll tax credit to employers to cover 100% of the cost of wages. There is also a refundable income tax […]

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Coronavirus Information and Insurance Company Response

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued important information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The respiratory virus was first identified in 2019 and is has spread quickly across the globe. According to the CDC, some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. This includes: Older adults People who have serious […]

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Is the Walgreens Prescription Saving Club worth it?

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What Is the Walgreens Prescription Savings The Walgreens Prescription Savings Club offers discounts on 8,000 brand-name and generic drugs along with other healthcare products and services. An individual can sign up for $20 a year and a family for $35 a year. The program is not health insurance, but it can save you money on […]

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Did your company offer an Employee Benefit Plan in 2019? Compliance info: 6055 / 6056 Reporting – Including 1095 Reporting

If your company offered an Employee Welfare Plan that was Self Funded Plan,  A Minimal Essential Plan (MEC),  Level funded and or if your company is deemed an Applicable Large Employer (50 or more employees), this information applies to you. Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA / Obamacare), employers are required to […]

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Special Enrollment Opportunity Ends Dec 16th

2020 No Contribution/No Participation Option Period Is Open;  Applies to: Small Groups (1-50 employees) Deadline: Dec. 16, 2019 From Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2019, small groups purchasing ACA/Metallic plans can opt to waive participation and contribution requirements. The No Contribution/No Participation Option is available to new groups: Applying for coverage during the annual open […]

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