Monthly Archives: July 2015

Changes to Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Intro Small Businesses may find themselves in the unenviable position of wanting to make health insurance available to employees but not being able to afford the required 50% contribution levels. Before you run away in terror, please remember that there … Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court ruled on an important issue affecting health insurance in the U.S. The decision upholds the Affordable Care Act and affirms an eligible individual’s ability to obtain subsidized health insurance through a federal exchange. Employers 50+ must continue … Continue reading

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Vision Correction Savings and Insurance Benefits

With 8 in 10 adults needing some type of vision correction, employees are much more likely to go for an annual vision exam than to schedule an annual physical with their primary care physician. Over the years, study after study … Continue reading

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Starting in 2018, employers will have to pay a 40% tax on the cost of health plan coverage exceeding $10,200 for self-only coverage and exceeding $27,500 for other-than-self-only coverage (e.g., “employee plus one” or “family” coverage). If an employer is … Continue reading

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