The potential to sink PPACA?
At least four lawsuits have been filed, all aimed at blocking the administration’s attempt to fix the language surrounding PPACA’s tax credits.
Niche players seek advantage in PPACA era
Carving out a niche may be one of the better strategies for brokers to pursue in the PPACA era.
PPACA fueling gap insurance sales
Gap insurance covers some of the out-of-pocket health care costs that are difficult for employees to shoulder, like a $10,000 deductible.
Shifting workers to exchanges
Private and public exchanges pose benefits for companies big and small.
Self-insurance: A threat to PPACA?
About 60 percent of insured American workers already are in self-insurance plans and many more could soon find they are, too.
A new benefit: financial advice
Employers are beginning to offer one-on-one fiscal education programs to help workers seize control of their finances.
PPACA hasn’t killed COBRA — yet
But the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act could eventually render COBRA meaningless.
Gay marriage rulings trigger big changes to HR
Same-sex couples legally wed where allowed now must be treated as spouses under the U.S. tax code, ERISA, and more than 1,000 other federal laws.
Ammo against PPACA? Medical discount cards
With health care reforms taking root, employers increasingly are turning to medical discount cards as a way to boost benefits and employee spirits without hurting their bottom lines.