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The Affordable Care Act and the “Cadillac” Tax

A provision of the Affordable Care Act is known as the "Cadillac tax." This tax, which is set to go into effect in 2020, is…

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How the Affordable Care Act Affects Prescription Drug Coverage in Your Medical Plan

The Affordable Care Act set out to reshape and improve the American health care system. A major part of this bill was to…

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The Affordable Care Act and Your Grandfathered Plan

When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, it allowed certain plans that were already in existence to be considered…

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How COBRA Coverage Connects With the ACA

The passage of the ACA set new requirements for companies offering health insurance to their employees. Not only will this…

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Do Part-Time Jobs With Benefits Make Sense for Your Business?

Providing part-time jobs with benefits has been a strategic method for keeping companies competitive. Under the Affordable…

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The Affordable Care Act and Seasonal Employees

As the weather changes, it's time to begin thinking about your staffing for the upcoming season. You may find that you need…

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Health Insurance Plans: Who Counts as a Dependent?

Under the Affordable Care Act, health insurance plans must cover employees and their dependents. As an employer, it's…

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Defined Benefits vs. Defined Contribution – Understanding Your Options

When choosing a benefits package, small-to-midsize business owners typically choose between a traditional defined-benefit…

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Breastfeeding Facts and the ACA: Top 7 Ways to Meet Regulations

The Affordable Care Act includes regulations for what employers must do to accomodate nursing mothers at work. Although…

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The Affordable Care Act: What Happens When Employees Decline Your Coverage

Beginning in 2016, employers who have 50 or more full-time or full-time-equivalent employees are required to offer health…

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Health Insurance Plans: Who Must Be Included Under the Employer Mandate

Beginning in 2016, employers with 50 or more employees will have to offer health insurance plans to employees or face a…

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Translating the Affordable Care Act: Resources for Employers

The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 heralded changes in what employers were required to provide for their…

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