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Can Employers Assist Employees with Premiums for Individual Plans? | Ohio Employee Benefits

Posted by Carol Taylor On November 6, 2014, the collective Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor (DOL) and the Treasury released three Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) directed at employer payment plans for the purchase of individual insurance. While the departments had previously released several other pieces of guidance about these arrangements, this latest … Continued

Average Worker’s Health Care Costs Increased Due to Out-of-Pocket Expenses; Families Hit Hardest, Nation’s Largest Benchmarking Survey Finds

Employers picked up more of individual premiums, but less of families’ premiums, in 2013, and decreased in-network coverage for both

Does out-of-pocket delay actually apply to you?

Find out if compliance is still required for Jan. 1, 2014 for your company.

Companies can tie worker health premium cost to wellness

Businesses in the U.S. won more freedom to charge higher insurance premiums to workers who don’t meet health goals, or reward those who shape up

Are You Ready for PPACA? Employers Count the Days

As the full enactment of PPACA approaches, there are many factors that business owners know to look out for.

Putting off PPACA with early plan renewals

With the PPACA going into full effect Jan. 1, a number of employers are expected to pull the trigger on renewals in November and December. Just how many, no one knows right now.

Premium Blues

The cost of employer-sponsored health coverage increased faster than wages in every state