Health Care Reform
Strategic Benefits ConsultingEmployers must not only understand the specifics of reform but also anticipate the unintended consequences and potential changes in the marketplace as insurance carriers and providers of service adjust their delivery of healthcare in this new highly regulated environment. Our knowledge will help you navigate through the complex intricacies of reform and new benefit options to create a solution that matches your needs. Regardless of the solution, self-insured or fully-insured, we have the knowledge to implement and service your benefit programs. We stay focused on your needs and the needs of your employees with a professional team prepared to answer questions and find innovative solutions. We will keep you informed by continually providing updates through e-mails and newsletters, as well as regular interaction with our team.
7 Things You Need To Know About Medicare
People over the age of 65 have need to know the important financial aspects of Medicare. In addition, which part of Medicare is most suitable for you? Are you getting the right coverage? When is the optimal time to sign up? This article contains the information that will help guide you through the process.
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Notify Employees of the Health Care
Employer Obligation to Notify Employees of the Health Care Exchange
Effective January 1, 2014, a federally operated Health Insurance Marketplace (previously called Exchange) will be available in Texas.
This option to purchase health insurance is required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in addition to the private insurance marketplace traditionally available to Texas employers and insureds.
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To Renew Early or Not to Renew Early
TO RENEW EARLY OR NOT TO RENEW EARLY….THAT IS THE QUESTION.
We know that there have been plenty of reports in the media about the delay in the Employer Mandate and possible delays in other components of the law, but there is no reason to believe that there will be a delay in the provisions that affect the small group employers. The carriers and state regulators are well on their way to completing the new rating of small employer plans and we fully expect implementation to proceed.
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