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ACA Watch | October 13, 2017

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ACA Watch | October 13, 2017
Yesterday, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) that directs the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services to review and potentially revise previous guidance concerning several matters related to health insurance plans. At this time, no Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations are affected. (NAHU) The Agencies would need to take regulatory action before any ACA policies would change.
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HMO? Sorry, I have to do the laundry.

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HMO? Sorry, I have to do the laundry.
What is an HMO? It is one common type of health insurance plan. HMO stands for Health Maintenance Organization. This type of plan not only pays for major health events in your life, but also focuses on health maintenance, wellness, and disease prevention. How is it different from the other types of health plans? How do you choose what is right for you?
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Single Plan and Single Deductible? Sorry, I have to scrub the floor.
What is a Single Plan? A Single Deductible? Consider this your Health Benefits 101.
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Health Insurance Plan? Sorry, I have to vacuum.

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Health Insurance Plan? Sorry, I have to vacuum.
What is a health insurance plan? Consider this your Benefits 101.
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Let’s learn about your employer health care benefits
What are employer-sponsored health care benefits? You might have benefits from your employer or know someone who does. Let's discuss. Employer-sponsored health care benefits are known by many names: group health plans, group insurance, group health coverage, group insurance policies, etc. No matter what you call them, these are generally the most budget-friendly option for employees. Compared to purchasing your own health insurance, it is a better deal to get your employer’s “group rate” f...
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ACA Watch | February 13, 2017

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ACA Watch | February 13, 2017
ACA Watch | Where are we now?
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ACA Watch | January 31, 2017

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ACA Watch | January 31, 2017
Today marks the last day of open enrollment to sign up for health coverage plans on the federal Marketplace for 2017 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Last week congressional Republicans attended a policy retreat in Philadelphia, hoping to shape details and a timeline for repealing the ACA and replacing it with an alternate plan.
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ACA Watch | January 16, 2017

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ACA Watch | January 16, 2017
This was exactly the moment that the Republicans needed to put the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in motion. The Senate passed the Budget Resolution by a vote of 51-48 last Thursday. This was quickly followed by the vote clearing the House of Representatives
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ACA Watch | January 10, 2017

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ACA Watch | January 10, 2017
The repeal of the Affordable Care Act begins as Republicans move forward with a Budget Resolution bill.
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Flexible Spending Account Facts: Rollover, Runout, and Grace Period
Today we will talk about the BESTflex health FSA Plan’s Rollover, Runout, and Grace Period. Understanding these three will help you spend wisely. If your employer offers a health insurance plan, you may have a health care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) such as the BESTflex Plan. Let’s talk about what happens with BESTflex Plan health FSA funds at the end of a Plan year.
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  • ACA Watch | October 13, 2017
    Yesterday, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) that directs the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services to review and potentially revise previous guidance conce...
  • PPO? Sorry, I have to fold the towels.
    What is a PPO? PPO stands for Preferred Provider Organization. In the U.S., it is one common type of health insurance plan. This type of plan might be right for you if you frequently travel or live o...
  • ACA Watch | September 26, 2017
    September 30 is a crucial deadline for the GOP. It marks the last day that Senators could pass a bill through the “fast track” budget reconciliation process. In the past week, several Republican Sen...
  • ACA Watch | September 21, 2017
    Surprise! After several ACA repeal-and-replace bills did not succeed earlier in the year, ACA repeal now has a real chance of passing by the end of this month. With their newest Graham-Cassidy bill, G...
  • 8 Essential Tips for Your Benny™ Benefits Card

    Important tips for participants with a Benny™ Benefits Card
  • Internships, Obamacare and Benefits

    If you currently have interns, or are hiring some soon for a summer internship program, there's something you should know.
  • Polar Plunge 2015 [PHOTOS]

    Seven of our employees participated in the 2015 Polar Plunge and took the jump. We also raised $3,436.70 for the Special Olympics, beating our goal by almost two and a half thousand dollars.
  • Benefits Selling Expo 2015

    The 11th annual 2015 Benefits Selling Expo is taking place next week, May 19th - 21st in Scottsdale, Arizona. We will be there, so make sure to check us out.