It’s Time to Review your Employee Benefit Program

written by Mike Alexander Jr.   04/26/2021 In a survey conducted by Care.com, 98% of the 500 leaders surveyed stated that they plan to offer new and/or expanded benefits for their employees, prioritizing things like childcare, flexible hours, and mental health support. Now, more than ever, benefits programs could be a deciding factor for people when […]

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COVID-19 Has Changed Employee Priorities

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in a lot of ways. What we first thought would be just a couple of weird months has become our new normal and it’s changed the way we do business and live our daily lives. With those changes to how we work, employee values and expectations have shifted […]

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How will the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Lower Health Insurance Premiums

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) into law on March 11, 2021. ARP makes major improvements in access to and affordability of health coverage through the Marketplace by increasing eligibility for financial assistance to help pay for Marketplace coverage.   The new law will lower premiums for most people who currently […]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE for Employers that offer Employee Benefit Plans

Last week Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).  There are many items in this law, but there are two specifically that affect Group Insurance Plans we provide to your company.  The major changes occur under Federal and State COBRA, listed below is an explanation on how we will be handling this […]

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Upgrade your benefits before your employees quit

Since our office has expertise with Employee Benefit Plans, I am involved and associated with many associations that work with the setup, delivery and implementation of Employer Sponsored Plans.    Even before the COVID 19 Pandemic (BP), employees indicated that the vast majority include benefits as a factor in their employment decisions with more than ½ […]

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Upgrade now before your employees quit

Since our office has expertise with Employee Benefit Plans, I am involved and associated with many associations that work with the setup, delivery and implementation of Employer Sponsored Plans.    Even before the COVID 19 Pandemic (BP), employees indicated that the vast majority include benefits as a factor in their employment decisions with more than ½ […]

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Health Insurance Coverage is Free for more People in America

Recent legislation  has significantly reduced cost for Individual Health Insurance, through the Individual Insurance Exchange (OBAMACARE), for many Americans.  A recent NY Times article confirms and documents, who will benefit in the article:  ” Obamacare’s About to Get a Lot More Affordable. These Maps Show How” , By Kevin Quealy and Margot Sanger-Katz, Published March 10, 2021 […]

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How will the COVID19 Vaccine be covered? No Balance Billing Permitted

The Public Health Emergency (PHE) surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic extended the Public Health Emergency declaration for another 90 days. This is the fourth time HHS has extended the PHE, the last time was October 2, 2020. The vaccine itself will be paid for through funding authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]

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COVID-19 Relief Legislation – What Employers need to know

On Sunday, December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the long-anticipated and wide-sweeping COVID-19 relief bill that includes several provisions that will significantly impact employee benefits plans.   LIMITING SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLING The legislation puts new rules in place to attempt to limit surprise out-of-network medical bills, which have become more common. The rules require payers (i.e., […]

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Happy Halloween!

Don’t get TRICKED into bad insurance coverage.  Get TREATED to the Best!     Some of our team went all out on there costumes this year.   They KILLED it! Wishing everyone a SAFE and Happy Halloween.

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