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New Private, National Health Insurance Exchange Targets Small Group Employers

Offered Exclusively through United Benefit Advisors Partner Firms, benefitbay™ is a First-of-Its Kind, Defined-Contribution Solution Serving the Small Business Market

UBA Launches Private Exchange Marketplace for Large Group Employers

Available Exclusively through UBA Partner Firms, Benefits Passport® Supports Major Carriers, Provides Employer-Defined Level Contributions and Includes a U.S.-Based Advocacy Center

Compliance Recap Post Government Shutdown

Because of the government shutdown, very little has been issued in the way of regulations or notices during October. Several items of interest to group health plans were released in September, however.

Americans will have an extra six weeks to buy health coverage before facing penalty

After last Wednesday’s announcement, those who buy coverage through the exchange will have until March 31 to sign up for a plan, according to an official with the Department of Health and Human Services.

What’s My State Doing with Exchanges and Medicaid?

Do you know where your state stands, and what your options are? If not, read on…

State exchanges not viable choice for active employees

Why state and federally facilitated health care exchanges are not a realistic option for active employees.

Small-group employers skip SHOP, move to individual exchanges

A number of small-group employers are already planning to send their employees to the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges.

The Basics of Premium Subsidies

The health marketplaces are starting to accept applications, and with that, interest in the premium subsidy process is increasing.Here are the basics you need to know about premium subsidies and who’s eligible.

Government Shutdown – Now What?

With the government temporarily shutdown, employers participating in E-verify will not be able to access their account. So what can you do about it?

I’m Proceeding with Exchange Notices, but How Do I Complete the Form?

A recent blog outlined some compelling reasons why some employers are proceeding with the 10/1 exchange notices despite the postponement of the penalty. For those who are doing that, we’ve uncovered some glaring issues with the questions in the model Exchange Notices recently released by the Department of Labor.