With 2015 approaching, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its employer shared responsibility provision is an important issue on the mind of many business owners. Due to delays of the provision, many small business owners feel confused about how the requirement will impact their business. In 2015, there is transition relief available to some employers. Here is an overview of the transition relief available for employers.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) put out a news release on the necessary steps to help keep Marketplace enrollees covered for 2015. In the release, the CMS confirmed their commitment to making it as easy as possible for the current healthcare.gov enrollees to renew their coverage for 2015. They are encouraging consumers to come back at the start of open enrollment on November 15, 2014 to update their applications and compare their options to ensure that they enroll in a plan that meets their financial and health needs for 2015. Here is an overview of the news release.
With open enrollment 2015 less than a month away now, brokers are preparing for one of the busiest times of the year for individual health insurance policies. While most brokers concentrate on selling to individuals and families, many of them are missing out on taking advantage of selling to small businesses during this time.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) designed the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP Marketplace) to provide small employers with more choices for their healthcare plan. One of the aspects of the SHOP Marketplace that makes it appealing for small businesses is the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit available to some small employers. According to a recent IRS notice, the ongoing federal budget sequestration is going to have an impact on the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit program for tax-exempt employers.
With open enrollment for health insurance coverage for 2015 right around the corner, many of the Marketplaces are releasing their approved individual and small employer health plan rates for 2015. This article provides an overview of available health insurance rates for Nevada in 2015.
With open enrollment less than a month away, startup businesses are facing important decisions regarding employee healthcare benefits, especially with all of the new opportunities that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has created for small business health insurance. Just like large corporations, some startup businesses choose to offer health insurance to their employees as a part of their recruiting and retention strategy.
Small business owners, startup entrepreneurs, and human resource professionals all know that employee turnover can be an expensive problem for their company. Employee recruiting and retention is a vital part of thriving in today’s economy. For small businesses, startups, and nonprofits competing with large businesses with big budgets, this is especially important.
The cost of group health insurance is becoming unsustainable for small businesses, startups, and small non-profit organizations. Since offering healthcare is a crucial part of employee recruiting and retention, dropping healthcare benefits altogether is not a feasible option for most small employers.
With open enrollment for individual health insurance now officially less than a month away, many consumers are thinking about or re-thinking their health insurance options. Here are a few things you need to know before open enrollment gets here to ensure you get the best deal possible on your health insurance policy.
Effective communication is key to running a successful small business or startup. Small business owners, startup entrepreneurs, and human resources professionals typically wear many hats, including hiring and retention, payroll, employee satisfaction, and employee health benefits administration.
Disclaimer: The information provided on this website is general in nature and does not apply to any specific U.S. state except where noted. Health insurance regulations differ in each state. See a licensed agent for detailed information on your state. Zane Benefits, Inc. does not sell health insurance.