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Trump signs ACA burden relief executive order

President Trump started his presidency by signing an executive order that seeks to minimize any burdens caused by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In the order, Trump states that the administration is working to have PPACA repealed. “In the … Continue reading

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Health care is top worry for employers since election

Employers are worried about the employer health care mandate, now that the 2016 election is history. The incoming administration in Washington has given, at best, conflicting signals about the Affordable Care Act and what actions it may take regarding health … Continue reading

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Benefits are Exploding!

With all of the changes in Benefits and Healthcare – one of the biggest changes that people are seeing are their benefits on the job as well as benefits being self-employed. Even as companies have pared back core benefits in … Continue reading

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Companies are getting serious about financial wellness

Companies are getting serious about financial wellness among employees. This comes amidst increasing awareness of the role that employers can play in educating their workers about how to better safeguard the wages they earn. A new survey by Norwalk, Connecticut-based … Continue reading

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TrumpOCare?

Donald Trump is often accused of stretching the truth or making things up about virtually every topic he discusses, so it’s no surprise that experts would find fault in one of his favorite claims on health care. In a column Sunday … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers about Health Benefits

Legislative changes continue to markedly affect the health benefits marketplace. Employers and their workers face challenges on a number of fronts. Along with those challenges come questions that range from current and future requirements of health care reform, to providing … Continue reading

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Healthcare and 401(k)

Most of the public conversations about health care these days revolve around what to do about the Affordable Care Act. Hillary Clinton wants to build upon it, including the addition of a “public option” insurance program that will compete with … Continue reading

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Republicans working on Healthcare alternative

As much as they’ve talked about repealing and replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) over the past six years, Republicans have seldom offered specifics about what exactly they would replace it with. Even though House Republicans have … Continue reading

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HealthCare.gov may be in trouble

Massive system problems plagued the launch of HealthCare.gov in October 2013. During the two years before the disastrous opening of HealthCare.gov, federal officials in charge of creating the online insurance marketplace received 18 written warnings that the mammoth project was … Continue reading

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Employers ignoring PPACA wellness incentives

Few employers seem interested in taking advantage of the wellness incentives of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. That was one of the key findings of a study released Monday by Virgin HealthMiles and Workforce magazine. Nearly 10,000 employees … Continue reading

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