Category Archives: health care

  1. What the president’s health care order means to us

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    January 22, 2017 by Tony Novak

    In his first day in office the president took action to undermine the Affordable Care Act. An executive order on …
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  2. Another sad healthcare story

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    February 9, 2016 by Tony Novak

    Freedom Benefits received this desperate question: Hello, my mother had her gallbladder removed and now needs a liver biopsy but …
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  3. HSA owner to bank: give me my money!

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    August 5, 2015 by Tony Novak

    A man wrote to OnlineAdviser today: “Who does one go to when the HSA fails to distribute or transfer funds.¬† …
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  4. Consolidation’s impact on health insurance premiums

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    June 22, 2015 by Tony Novak

    It was inevitable: the wave of cries by businesses, consumers, and industry groups now fearing that the proposed mergers in …
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  5. DOL warns employers: Do not reimburse individual health insurance

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    November 13, 2014 by Tony Novak

    The U.S. Department of Labor¬†issued a plain and simple written warning to employers this week: employers should NOT reimburse employees …
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  6. Compliance planning under the Affordable Care Act

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    November 4, 2014 by Tony Novak

    If your business has 50 or more employees, then planning for compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will soon …
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  7. 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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