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It has been a little over five years since the President signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which enacted a comprehensive health insurance reform program. The various regulations have been spread out to allow employers and government agencies time to plan for and then implement new requirements. While this has
There is no disagreement within the industry that the past few years have fundamentally changed health care, employee benefits and insurance. The nature and severity of these changes sent shock waves reverberating throughout the industry several times over. Now that the proverbial eye of the storm has passed, there is
This time of year, many begin to think about the start of a new year, and what it may mean to their industry and businesses. Some worry about what the year ahead may bring, while others look forward to change and growth. For the health care and benefits industry, what
Several years ago, those who worked in the insurance industry had their day-to-day routines shaken up. Health reform legislation turned broker operations on its head, and independent insurance brokers, general agents and brokerage firms were trying to find their new normal while also getting a grasp on things like MOOPs
Aflac study highlights broker shift from "old-school" ways, rethinking traditional benefits packages and exploring new channels like private exchanges
A new strategic partnership between AIMS and Health Partners America creates a unique alliance that will bring expanded benefits and services to individual producers and agencies nationwide
Ritter Insurance Marketing selected as PlanCompass Pro launch partner
With the passage of the PPACA (“ACA”), states are required to have a certified insurance exchange by Jan. 1, 2014, or risk defaulting to the national HHS Exchange.
In 2008, PriceWaterhouseCoopers' research team surveyed senior executives at more than 100 large US-based multinational companies and more than 250 privately held small companies. The large companies each have an average of 8,000 employees and revenue of about $3 billion. The small employers each have
Recent changes in financial accounting reporting obligations have caused many employers, both public and private, to re-examine the overall economics of pre-funding retiree medical benefits.