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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,…

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Healthy-Workplace Tax Exemptions and Credits

Workplace wellness programs are becoming an integral part of America's public-health strategy, which aims to tackle an…

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Using an FSA for Year-End Health Costs

Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are a great way for employees to set aside pretax funds for health costs. The tax savings…

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Reducing Health Care Costs Through a Home-Delivery Pharmacy Program

The cost of prescription drugs is an important part of rising health care costs. One way that employers are helping…

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Medical Specialists, Primary Care Physicians and Your Plan

Although all health insurance plans must include certain features, the type of medical plan that you choose may treat visits…

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5 Ways to Lower Health Insurance Costs

Reduce your company's health insurance costs with an annual health-plan review. By reviewing how your plan is used, you can…

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Health Insurance Plans: Be Aware of the Minimum Essential Coverage Requirement

To be compliant with the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance plans that you offer your employees must meet the minimum…

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Health Insurance Plans: What’s the Difference Between Co-Pays, Co-Insurance and Out-of Pocket Payments?

Almost all health insurance plans include out-of-pocket payments by members. The purpose of such payments is twofold: to…

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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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Seasonal Employment: 3 Things to Know About Hiring Seasonal Workers

You may be thinking of hiring additional seasonal help for a busy time of year. If your company employs more than 50 people…

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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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