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How SMS Can Make Your Open Enrollment Process Easier

SMS Messaging makes open enrollment easier

Text messaging provides an easy way to make sure your employees understand their new health plans. Here’s how SMS can make your open enrollment process easier. Direct communication speeds up the enrollment process and makes it easier to share information on the various medical plans available. Texts are received within minutes, while most emails are […]

Relief For Employers Reimbursing Individual Health Insurance Premiums

On December 13, 2016, President Obama signed into law the “21st Century Cures Act” which offers relief for employers reimbursing individual health insurance premiums. The new law allows small employers without group medical plans to reimburse individual premiums and other medical expenses of employees under health reimbursement arrangements (“HRAs”) The High Cost Of Group Health […]

IRS Releases High Deductible Health Plan Limits For 2015

The IRS has just released their new 2015 Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) contribution guidelines for 2015. The contribution limits are up slightly for next year and are updated annually to reflect cost of living adjustments. Below are the new 2015 HSA Contribution Limits announced by the Internal Revenue Service […]

Health Insurance Rates Are Soaring – Broker Survey

If you listen to the news coming out of Washington about Health Care Reform (AKA Obamacare), we should all be sitting in a circle, holding hands and singing Kumbaya because according to Washington, Obamacare is working just fine. But the real truth coming out of the trenches by insurance brokers who sell health insurance for […]

Healthplansny is in the News!

Small business owners are confused and intimidated by Obamacare and we are here to help. Our latest Free Report has been featured on The report reveals strategies that small business owners can use to protect their business from the confusion of Health Care Reform. You can read the full press release here: Obamacare Self-Defense […]

Survey Reveals The Perks Your Employees Want

Careerbuilder releases surprising survey of the perks employees really want Most employers want to keep their employees happy. Employers know that if an employee is satisfied with his or her job, they will be more productive. But what makes an employee happy? And how do you keep an employee from “jumping ship” thinking that the […]

Voluntary Benefits Will Play a Major Role in 2014

Voluntary Benefits will be come more popular and play a major roll in small business benefit planning. Let’s face it, Obamacare is a mess and who knows when this mess will be sorted out. But the big story in 2013  for employee benefits was the popularity of Voluntary Benefits, such as: life insurance, disability insurance, […]

What Does Obamacare Mean to Your Business? – Updated

Well, it’s no secret… in fact, you can’t turn on a TV or listen to a radio program lately without hearing how Obamacare is off to a really, really bad start. Websites crashing, confusing insurance language, long applications  and just about everything you can think of  has gone wrong and has put the Health Care […]

Increase Your Health Insurance IQ With These Handy Tips

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Nothing is more important than your health, but few things are more confusing than finding the right health insurance for your business or your family. From state laws to federal regulations and everything else guiding the health care industry, it is one complicated headache after another. The information contained in this article is designed to […]

Does My Business Have To Provide Health Insurance?

As a small business owner, you’re probably pretty confused about how Health Care Reform is going to impact your business. The good news is, you’re not alone. Many business owners both large and small are still not sure how Reform is going to affect their businesses when it officially ‘rolls out’ in 2014. One of […]