Monthly Archives: October 2014

  1. SHOP at Healthcare.gov: Small business health insurance exchange now open in 5 states

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    October 28, 2014 by Tony Novak

    Small businesses in NJ, DE, OH, IL and MO can immediately begin the process of registering for health insurance on …
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  2. Consumer Reports warning about Healthcare.gov

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    October 28, 2014 by Tony Novak

    The Washington Times says “Stay away from Healthcare.gov for at least another month if you can. Hopefully, that will be …
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  3. Rate increase for short term medical insurance

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    October 27, 2014 by Tony Novak

    HealtheMed and HealtheFlex short-term medical plans, underwritten by HCC Life Insurance Company, will experience a geographic rate change on all new …
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  4. Small businesses can control rising health care costs

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    October 27, 2014 by Tony Novak

    Editorial note: Later, after this post was published, the Department of Labor and IRS further clarified that an HRA can …
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  5. Small business HRA problems persist in 2014

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    October 20, 2014 by Tony Novak

    I suspect that there are many small businesses that are still incorrectly reporting transactions related to Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA). …
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  6. Small businesses that offer health insurance can do more harm than good

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    October 15, 2014 by Tony Novak

    Although it seems counter-intuitive, small business employers need to pay attention to the potential financial damage they can do to their …
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  7. Healthcare.gov new technology not available to most small business benefit plans

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    October 9, 2014 by Tony Novak

    I was disappointed to read in today’s Wall Street Journal that the new streamlined online application process for individual health insurance …
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