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Wednesday, December 30, 2020Self-Funded health plans are exempt from ACA premium taxes estimated to raise prices from 2 percent to 4 percent, as well as from the health laws “essential benefit” and "community rating rules." NorthBay Adventure is the kind of small business that could be expected to buy medical insurance for workers under sweeping health-act rules taking effect in 2014. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, August 4, 2020Connecting employees with personalized voluntary benefits, today announced survey findings revealing the growing importance of voluntary benefits on employee retention and engagement. Voluntary benefits are benefits that are offered in addition to medical, dental, and vision coverage. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 7, 2020Over the last few months, I've read numerous articles on revamping employee benefits perks, especially in regards to "Work-from-Home Employee Perks." That said I've yet to read anything on two of the most important benefits that your employees will use and appreciate. READ MORE >>
Thursday, April 9, 2020 At Blackrock Benefits we have a few financial hedging strategies we’ve already started to implement with our clients. One step is moving your medical renewal from later in the year to now, sooner than later. Four key factors will determine how much Covid-19 hikes premiums next year. READ MORE >>
Monday, February 24, 2020 Health insurance is a very big part of a company’s expenses, usually #2 after salaries, and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA may only confuse matters. With many businesses being forced to provide health care coverage to their employees, it is important to find ways to control these costs. READ MORE >>
Friday, October 11, 2013 The PPACA has already changed the health insurance landscape in the United States. In 2014, the health insurance landscape will continue to shift when several of the PPACA’s provisions are implemented. The PPACA’s community rating rules are one of the key provisions that will be implemented in 2014. READ MORE >>