HealthCare Update

  • HealthCare Update

    This blog will be updated with various links to websites and articles in regards to the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act.  It is our goal to inform our Clients on how HealthCare Reform will affect their businesses and what they can do to prepare for the changes.


    Recent Posts

    Health Care Reform Seminars for April

    March 18, 2013 by PRemployer

    Dan Sinas will be speaking on April 23 at the Walton County (FL) Chamber and on April 24th in Dothan (AL) Chamber on the topic of Health Care Reform and its impact on the business community.  For further details on how you can attend this important seminar, click here.

    What's in a Name?

    January 25, 2013 by PRemployer

    “They could call them motherhood or apple pie, but it wouldn’t change our feelings about them,” Clancy said.  A blog released on The Hill's website points out that the Health and Human Services Department has stopped using the term "exchanges" and has started marketing the term "marketplace".  Exchanges are a important part of President Obama's Health Care Reform plan and have been called insurance exchanges from the outset.  Exchanges are to be set in each state for employees to obtain health insurance coverage should their employer not offer coverage or the employee chooses not to take the plan offered by thei...[read more]

    Definition of a Full Time employee

    January 24, 2013 by PRemployer

    By now you are aware of some of the complexities surrounding HealthCare Reform.  In this clip, taken from one of our Chamber Seminars, Dan reads a brief portion of an 18 page document issued by the Treasury Department that "clarifies" their term of full time employee as it relates to Health Care. After watching this video, give us a call....we can help.

    Health Care Reform Act (PPACA) will Require Your Business To...

    January 10, 2013 by PRemployer

    The Health Care Reform Act (PPACA) Will Require Your Business To: - Issue a notice to all employees by March 1, 2013 explaining how the benefit exchanges will operate in each state and explain the impact such exchanges will have on the employee’s benefit choices... - Count ALL employees in ALL business entities that fall under “Common Ownership” to determine if the business must “pay or play” (e.g. offer health care coverage or pay penalties)…. - Use 2013 headcount data to determine if the business is required to offer health care coverage to their employee’s, or pay penalties if th...[read more]

    Sinas speaks to Local Lions Club about Healthcare Reform

    November 26, 2012 by PRemployer

    Dan Sinas spoke to the Enterprise Lions Club on November 14, 2012 regarding HealthCare Reform.  Click here to view the entire article. If you would like to schedule Dan to speak to your company or group, contact Toni Strickland.

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