April 23, 2014--Final regulations were issued requiring health plans to obtain an HPID beginning in 2014 with use being mandated starting November 7, 2016. This will affect most self-funded groups and does not affect fully insured plans. The regulations introduce two new terms to help groups determine which entities must obtain an HPID and how many HPIDs they will need.
April 15, 2014--The Affordable Care Act's small group deductible limits rule has been repealed. This could mean more benefit plan options for small employers. Read more about the impact of deductible limits.
April 14, 2014--When it comes to the benefits marketplace in 2014, the Affordable Care Act might be described as the whale in the room. The future of the health benefit market remains murky as the ramifications of the health care law are taking form.
April 9, 2014--Recently workers' compensation insurance coverage has been going through significant changes. These are occurring at the state and national levels, and are changing how it’s priced, what it covers and more.