With the government temporarily shutdown, employers participating in E-verify will not be able to access their account. So what can you do about it?
While the exchanges are expected to open on time, that milestone is unlikely to settle the 3 1/2-year grudge match over the Affordable Care Act. A long enrollment season, complicated by a threatened U.S. government shutdown and a growing list of technical glitches, means it may be as late as April before it’s known how many uninsured Americans sign up under the law.
With the public exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act preparing to open their phone lines and their Web enrollment sites Tuesday, the Obama administration is getting closer to revealing what federal exchange plans might actually cost.
There is no “best practice” for handling the notice issue. No matter what, we’re here to help. Here’s what other employers think and how you might handle the situation.
DOL announces that there will not be a penalty imposed on employers that fail to distribute the health insurance exchange notices which are planned to roll out in October 2013.
With less than a month before the exchanges roll out, the DOL announces that employers do not have to provide exchange notices and will not penalize employers that fail to provide the notice.
The healthcare reform law requires employers to notify employees of available health exchange options by October 1. That means employees will face new health plan choices – and decisions – during open enrollment this year.
Employers completing the model notice still have many questions regarding who, what, when and how. Here’s the answers you’ve been looking for. Read more…
Health care exchanges launch in just two months, yet there is still great uncertainty about how effective they will be among legislators, insurance brokers and advisors.
The pros and cons of various health insurance exchange scenarios.