April 2013 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Popular Employee Benefits & Healthcare Legislation Blogs

PPACA has been everywhere lately. Few businesses and individuals are left untouched. For better or worse, it represents one of the largest healthcare policy initiatives in our nation’s history. Here are some of the latest blogs on the matter: HHS Delays SHOP Exchange Until 2015 Cohen: PPACA Reveals Costs that Are Already Here Obama Sees Insurers; […]

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Roofers union calls for Obamacare’s repeal

United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers International President Kinsey M. Robinson issued the following statement today calling for a repeal or complete reform of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA): “Our Union and its members have supported President Obama and his Administration for both of his terms in office. But regrettably, our concerns over certain provisions in the […]

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Obama Sees Insurers; Health Law Is Subject

Source: The New York Times WASHINGTON – President Obama met with insurance industry executives at the White House on Friday to coordinate the introduction this fall of the insurance marketplaces at the heart of the national health care law, and to discuss so-called rate shock if the industry sharply raises premiums. “We’re all in this […]

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HHS Delays SHOP (Smallgroup Health Options Program) Exchange until 2015

The Obama administration, through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS/CMS), announced that it will delay, until 2015, the offer of a choice of plans with health insurance marketplaces specifically for small businesses (defined in most states as employers with less than 50 full-time employees).  The transition policy, outlined in HHS’ latest guidance, would […]

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PPACA SHOP – Small Business Insurance Market Delayed a Year

Bloomberg – Small business employees will have to wait a year before they can choose their own medical plans after the Obama administration delayed a part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act intended to provide them with coverage options. Starting in 2014, workers at companies with fewer than 100 employees were supposed to have been […]

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2013 Revised Healthcare Reform Timelines, Version 9.0

If you want to see 10 pages of health reform in a 1 page timeline (well, 1 page for Employers and 1 page for Employees) then please visit our website (www.apbenefitadvisors.com/news). But, if you are looking for details specific to just a certain year or plan, then you can’t do better than this implementation timeline […]

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