Group Health Insurance Options For Small Engineering Firms

Choosing group health insurance for your small engineering firm can be stressful and confusing. If you are the owner or manager of an engineering firm, you know how important it is to have a [...]

5 Costly Group Health Insurance Mistakes To Avoid

The primary reason an employer offers a group health plan is to attract and retain quality employees. Unfortunately, many employers are not paying attention to compliance requirements of The [...]

HealthyCT Ordered To Cease Doing Business

Another Obamacare Co-op seems to be failing. Last month, HealthyCT, one of 23 insurance co-ops created as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was put under an order of supervision by the [...]

New York Small Group Market Changes

Employers in the New York small group market with 51-100 employees are now subject to the same health plan designs (Community Rating) as employers having 1-50 employees. Community Rating is the [...]

HealthPassNY, Private Health Exchange for Small Business

Have you heard of HealthPass? HealthPass is a private health exchange for small businesses. The not-for -profit health insurance company was started by the Giuliani administration in the [...]

How Telemedicine Can Reduce Employer’s Health Care Costs

When Debbie’s 7 year old daughter came home from school on Friday afternoon with a sore throat and fever, Debbie had no time to drop everything and take her daughter to an urgent care [...]

Employer Reimbursement of Individual Health Insurance Premiums

Can an employer reimburse employees for individual health insurance? In other words, can an employer cancel the company group health plan, allow the employees to buy individual health insurance [...]

NYDFS Rejects Double Digit Health Premium Increases

The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) rejected double digit health insurance premium requests from New York health insurers last month in an effort to curb health care costs for [...]

How to Avoid Double Digit Group Health Premium Increases

Group health insurance premiums continue to rise despite political promises that The Affordable Care Act will “level out” health insurance premiums.  Small businesses can avoid Double [...]

IRS Sets Maximum Fines for No Health Insurance

The IRS released their maximum fines guidelines last Thursday for those who decide to refuse health insurance coverage under provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If you can afford health [...]

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