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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Advisory

ACA Replacement

Republican ACA Alternatives Thus Far

With both the Presidency and Congress firmly in control of the Republican Party, post-election expectations are high on the inevitable undoing of the the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a Obamacare). Republican legislatures have a tough challenge ahead as they seek a viable alternative to the deeply rooted ACA, with many lawmakers…

Trump Era: Executive Orders Employers Should Bookmark

In his first 21 days as President, Donald Trump has already made history by having the most executive orders and memorandums issued by a U.S President (previously held by President Obama). True to his word, President Trump stirred the pot in Washington leaving many employers in a frenzy to keep…
Adjusted ACA Fees for 2017

Adjusted ACA Fees for 2017

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fee (PCORI) The new PCORI fee for 2017 is $2.26 per life for policy and plan years ending on or after October 1, 2016 and before October 1, 2017. Health insurers and sponsors of self-insured health plans are required to pay the fee and file Form……
Benefits for a Millennial Workforce

Tailoring Benefits for the Millennial Workforce

This year, Millennials became the largest living generation in the U.S., surpassing Baby Boomers. With each passing year, Millennials and their successors, known as Generation Z, are becoming a more prevalent part of the workforce. This new generation of workers is shaping the way companies are engaging their employees. There…
2017 Benefits Preview

2017 Benefits Preview: What to Expect

In the wake of the election, there are many uncertainties regarding the future of healthcare. While the outcome remains to be seen, there are several changes we can be certain to encounter in the coming year. Here is a preview of what to expect in 2017. 2017 HSA and FSA…