ICHRA Plans and Small Businesses

ICHRA Plans and Small Businesses

  What is an ICHRA? An ICHRA is an individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement. These are reimbursement arrangements integrated with individual market health insurance coverage. They’re created for employers who want to help their employees. Through an ICHRA, employers can reimburse employees’ individual medical insurance premiums. Not only their premiums but also other qualified health care expenses!  […]
Developing a Drug Testing Policy

Developing a Drug Testing Policy

This post is a supplement to our monthly webinar series.  This month’s topic is Employer Sponsored Wellness Programs and the Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Employers. Workers impaired by drugs or alcohol can cause serious damage to your business in the form of increased absenteeism, lower productivity, higher health care costs, higher workers’ compensation claims, […]
Workplace Wellness: Why should my organization promote wellness?

Workplace Wellness: Why should my organization promote wellness?

This post is a supplement to our monthly webinar series.  This month’s topic is Employer Sponsored Wellness Programs and the Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Employers. According to a 2013 Workplace Wellness Programs study by the RAND Corporation, about half of U.S. employers offer wellness initiatives. These programs may include wellness screenings, interventions and more […]

Surviving ACA: Reasons for Seeking Self Funding Options

This series is written as a supplement to our free webinar to be held on Tuesday, September 1.  You can register for our webinar by clicking here. In today’s business climate, managers need befits solutions as resourceful and cutting-edge as the organizations they run.  For many employers, prepackaged fully insured health plans do not provide […]

IRS 6055 & 6056: The Basics

This post is the first in our series on IRS Section 6055 & 6056 Reporting.  We will be hosting a free webinar on this topic on Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00 a.m.  You can register for the webinar by clicking here. The Affordable Care Act created new reporting requirements under the Internal Revenue Code Sections […]

ACA Group Spotlight: Coverage Misconceptions

With less than fifty days to open enrollment in the SHOP and Marketplace and parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) being debated, delayed, and defined we thought it was time to shed some light on some common misconceptions about group insurance under ACA. Group Fiction: Small businesses are required to buy health insurance for […]