http://kaiserhealthnews.org/news/high-deductible-plans-bring-lower-costs-now-but-will-they-mean-pricey-consequences/ Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit national health policy news service. Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News March 26, 2015 Got a high-deductible health plan? The kind that doesn’t pay most medical bills until they exceed several thousand dollars? You’re a foot soldier who’s been drafted in the war against high health costs. Companies […]Read More
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What to know about PPACA’s second enrollment period Comments Off on What to know about PPACA’s second enrollment period
http://www.benefitspro.com/2014/11/03/what-to-know-about-ppacas-second-enrollment-period BY KATHRYN MAYER November 3, 2014 It’s time to get ready for round two of Obamacare. Open enrollment in PPACA plans runs Nov. 15-Feb. 15, and there’s plenty that’s changed since last year. Here are some things you need to know. Enrollment numbers, efforts The Obama administration announced that PPACA had 7.3 million paying […]Read More
For Many Small-Business Owners, Providing Health Insurance Remains a Struggle Comments Off on For Many Small-Business Owners, Providing Health Insurance Remains a Struggle
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/05/business/small-businesses-health-insurance-ACA.html By REED ABELSON NOV. 4, 2014 Brian Adams, who sells fireplaces in Indianapolis, is like many of the nation’s small-business owners. As the cost of providing health benefits has climbed, he has struggled to afford coverage for his employees — a problem the new health care law was designed, in part, to address. But a year after […]Read More
3 Ways Private Exchanges Are Changing Employer-Sponsored Health Care Comments Off on 3 Ways Private Exchanges Are Changing Employer-Sponsored Health Care
http://eba.benefitnews.com/health-insurance-exchange/news/3-ways-private-exchanges-are-changing-employer-sponsored-health-care-2744243-1.html BYÂ BRIAN M. KALISH OCTOBER 8, 2014 Private health care exchanges bring with them major implications for employer-sponsored benefits, including a shift to defined contribution health care and increased access to data. A recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says that private exchanges have the potential to reshape employer-sponsored health insurance, which covers nearly […]Read More