August 2011 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

IRS Issued New Health Care Reform Law Tests – Affordability and the Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit

Employers/Plan Sponsors know that when 2014 comes around they’ll have to work hard to avoid paying various penalties as it relates to employer-sponsored health coverage.  Most employers have already worked with (or are prepared for) the fact that they’ll have to offer coverage to employees working 30 hours per week and that coverage-waiting-periods greater than […]

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Affordable Care Act Expands Preventive Services for Women

Today the US Department of Health and Human Services announced a massive expansion of “preventive services” for women that must be included without cost-sharing measures for all non-grandfathered plans.  That means no co-payment, no co-insurance and no deductible can be charged for: well-woman visits; screening for gestational diabetes; human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing for women […]

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