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2014-02-28 23:00:50

New ACA Taxes, Fees, and Coverage Requirements Means Higher Costs for Employers Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on ACA and small group health plans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers who offer a fully-insured small group health plan are seeing an impact on their health coverage in two primary ways. First, to fund some of the ACA...

2014-02-26 16:30:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement written by Mark Hobraczk on behalf of PSI: In this week's Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) Health Reform Update, conservative groups lose their second court battle seeking to block Affordable Care Act premium subsidies for consumers in federally-facilitated Marketplaces while several Republican lawmakers seek probes into how three state-based Marketplaces continue to have little or no online...

2014-02-26 08:27:29

Nearly 75 Percent of These 4 Million Uninsured People With Mental Health Conditions Reside in 11 Southern States That Opted Out of the New Program ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new groundbreaking study shows that nearly 4 million people with mental illnesses who are uninsured reside in the 25 states that have refused to participate in the Medicaid Expansion program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of these individuals have severe mental health conditions...

2014-02-25 23:36:51

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will host a press conference with Dr. Larry Kawa this Wednesday February 26th at the House Triangle starting at 11am. Dr. Kawa has filed the only federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the executive actions that have cancelled the employer mandate for the years 2014 and 2015. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Larry Kawa announced today that on Wednesday, February 26, Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will hold a press conference along with other...

2014-02-25 23:35:47

Advantage Payroll, the region’s largest independently owned payroll service provider, is proud to announce its ACA Reporting service, which provides clients with a comprehensive monthly employee-by-employee report with detail on hours worked. With Advantage’s ACA Reporting, an employer can easily determine whether or not they meet the threshold at which the government requires them to provide employees with health insurance. Freeport, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 “From its...

2014-02-25 23:21:02

Changes in Health Care Reform in 2014 will offer flexibility for both employers and employees through Health Care Allowance. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A & B Insurance and Financial announces that small businesses will begin to switch to a brand new healthcare solution to offer pure, defined contribution health benefits to their employees over the next few years. This is in response to continually skyrocketing healthcare premiums. Monthly premiums can now be completely...

2014-02-24 23:03:01

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will host a press conference with Dr. Larry Kawa this Wednesday February 26th at the House Triangle starting at 11am. Dr. Kawa has filed the only federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the executive orders that have cancelled the employer mandate for the years 2014 and 2015. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Larry Kawa announced today that on Wednesday, February 26, Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will hold a press conference along with other...

2014-02-20 23:24:12

As more deadline changes to the shared responsibility (“pay or play”) requirements within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were recently announced, Cypress Benefit Administrators continues to serve as a resource in offering employers compliance assistance. The Midwest-based employee benefits administrator breaks down the timing for the final ruling by company size and provides helpful details on other ACA rule highlights. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 An employee benefits...

2014-02-19 12:29:34

A Specific Focus on In-Person Assistance, Added Spanish-Language Assisters, Increased Advertising and Website Improvements Will Build on Existing Outreach SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California(TM) is continuing to step up its campaign to increase enrollment in affordable health insurance among Latinos, a key group in the agency's mission to provide coverage for all Californians. During January 2014, Latino enrollment in Covered California health insurance plans...

2014-02-18 23:01:28

Experts say the U.S. Supreme Court’s upholding of the individual mandate will benefit biomedical research. Since the Affordable Care Act just went into effect in January 2014, researchers will now see the benefits of the mandate upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Texas Medical Research Associates, a clinical research facility, say that the Affordable Care Act, in effect as of Jan. 1, 2014, will have a positive impact on biomedical research. The...


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