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The Benefits of Salary-Based Health Plan Premiums

Employer-sponsored health plan premiums are the most common form of coverage in the United States. CNBC website confirms…

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CHIP Update

What Is Happening to the Children’s Health Insurance Program?

The Children's Health Insurance Program — otherwise known as CHIP — provides comprehensive health benefits to uninsured…

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Transgender Health Care

Transgender Health Care: What Employers Need to Know

As an employer, you may be concerned about providing health care to your transgender employees. There are laws requiring…

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New Tax Plan Impact

How Will the New Tax Plan Impact Employee Benefits?

On December 22, 2017, the new tax bill was signed into law. The bill itself went through several proposals in the House and…

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The CBO predicts premiums will go up after the individual mandate penalty gets repealed. Other experts are less sure.

Repeal of the Individual Mandate Penalty: How Will It Affect Small Businesses?

In 2017, no bill was passed to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, there was one major change as part of the tax…

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health insurance exchange

Small Business Health Insurance: Is Off-Exchange Right for You?

Using the health insurance exchange isn't quite as confusing as it may sound. If you're a small business owner providing…

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Flexible Spending Account Limits: FSA Rules & Changes for 2018

In 2018, under new flexible spending account rules, employees may give an extra $50 to their employer's health care Flexible…

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Understanding open enrollment by state

Understanding Open Enrollment by Region

The end of the calendar year is typically the time when health plans are subject to open enrollment periods. This year, open…

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Key Health Care and Human Resources Trends Moving into 2018

2017 has been a year of change for health insurance. Some important trends have already emerged for 2018 that could reshape…

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Explain executive orders and their impacts on health care policy

How Health Care Policy Can Change Through an Executive Order

The rules for health care are usually changed by Congress when they pass new laws. However, the President does have some…

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Notebook About Affordable Care Act

ACA Employer Mandate: Reporting Requirements, Penalties & More

With all of the hubbub surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this past year, now would be a good time to review the…

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A woman looks at her balance sheet and prepares for GASB Statement 75 changes.

GASB Statement 75 Guideline Changes for 2018: How to Prepare

GASB Statement 75 guidelines will bring a number of changes beginning in 2018. It's important for public sector employers to…

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