The 21st Century Cures Act and Its New HRA Provisions for Small Businesses

The 21st Century Cures Act has been signed into law. The act will let small businesses (non ALE) to reimburse employees who purchase individual health plans on the open market. It might be too late in the game for many employers making plans for 2017 (there is a 90 day transition relief in the bill), […]

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What We Know About the Future of the Affordable Care Act

Donald Trump is president-elect and is scheduled to be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America January 20,2017. The Republican Party retained control of both chambers of Congress leading to increased speculation about the campaign promise to “repeal and replace” ACA.

Poor ACA Compliance Can Hit Your Bottom Line

  Are you ready for Affordable Care Act 2016 reporting requirements? We have a few suggestions on how you can handle it this year and keep penalties affecting your bottom line. Last year, almost 80% of ACA reporting filers had issues that required corrections. If you were one of them, you’re fully aware that those […]

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3 Benefits the PEO Solution Can Offer Your Small Business

As a startup or small business owner, you might find it difficult to offer employees the kind of benefits they need. Health insurance, retirement plans, and more are chipping away at your valuable resources, but you need those employees. There are also other types of coverage that you’re required to provide as an employer, like […]

Three Timely Employee Benefits Reminders As We Approach the End of 2016

We asked our National Benefits Manager, “What are the top three things you are having conversations with  employers about right now?” She offered these three reminders and what you need to know as we find ourselves in the fourth quarter of yet another year. #1 Applicable Large Employers Must Continue to “Pay or Play” The […]

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What Are Flexible Spending Accounts? The Complete Employer’s Guide

A Flexible Spending Account or FSA is beneficial to you as a business owner and also serves as an added bonus for your employees. How does it work? Is there only one type of account? Can I use it for dependent expenses? We’ll answer all of your questions and more right here. Let’s take a […]

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ACA News: Changes to the Cadillac Tax

Updates ACA news: the Cadillac Tax is delayed, which has caused some changes to the Affordable Care Act. See what’s changed and what it means for business owners and HR professionals. President Obama has signed a bill that delayed the ACA’s tax on high-value or “Cadillac” health plans by two years. What is the Cadillac […]

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners

Start 2016 off strong by making these promises to yourself, your business, and your employees. Get your business in compliance with current laws, attract and retain the best talent, and maintain a safe workplace. Here are 4 New Year’s resolutions for business owners and the resources that will help you achieve them. 4 Resolutions to […]

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2016 ACA Fact Sheet and ACA Implementation Timeline [PDF Download]

We’ve created two free PDF downloads: ACA Fact Sheet and ACA Implementation Timeline. You can print and hang these in your office for easy reference. No health care jargon here, just the information you need to make 2016 a success.  ACA Fact Sheet First, we have an ACA Fact Sheet outlining your biggest ACA topics […]

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ACA 101 Calculate Your Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Count

Businesses of all sizes are wondering how changes to the American healthcare system will affect them. Maybe you’re wondering whether you are required  to provide health care coverage for your employees? For many employers, answering this question has not been easy. This is a 101 guide to help business owners understand their responsibilities. There are […]