This week, the U.S. Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act which includes a provision allowing small businesses to offer a new type of health reimbursement arrangement for their employees’ health care expenses, including individual insurance premiums. The act was previously passed by the House and President Obama is expected to sign it shortly. The provision for Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (QSEHRAs), a…
Initial 2016 Health Plan Survey Results Are Out: PPO Deductibles Increase Fifty Percent, Employer Costs Remain Steady
The 2016 UBA Health Plan Survey contains the validated responses of 19,557 health plans and 11,524 employers, who cumulatively employ over two and a half million employees and insure more than five million total lives. Of the preliminary findings, we see that employees continue to take on more cost for coverage. The median in-network deductible on an employer-sponsored PPO health plan (which nearly half of…
Find out if compliance is still required for Jan. 1, 2014 for your company.
Businesses in the U.S. won more freedom to charge higher insurance premiums to workers who don’t meet health goals, or reward those who shape up
As the full enactment of PPACA approaches, there are many factors that business owners know to look out for.
With the PPACA going into full effect Jan. 1, a number of employers are expected to pull the trigger on renewals in November and December. Just how many, no one knows right now.
The cost of employer-sponsored health coverage increased faster than wages in every state
The sale of asset-based long-term care insurance protection continues to grow significantly.