Obamacare Extra Enrollment Period 2015 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today a special enrollment period for anyone who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the tax fee when they file their 2014 taxes in states. This Obamacare Extra Enrollment Period will allow those individuals and families […]
About Anthem Security Breach According to an official statement posted on their website, anthemfacts.com, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield experienced a “sophisticated external cyber attack” where “attackers gained unauthorized access to Anthem’s IT system and obtained personal information from current and former members.” Information such as: • Names • Birth dates • Medical IDs • […]
Medicare Enrollment Information You don’t need to sign up for Medicare every year. However, each year you’ll have a chance to review your coverage and make changes. Here are some things you should know when it comes to Medicare Enrollment.
Small Employers The Affordable Care Act defines “small” as those with fewer than 50 full-time employees (FTEs). Small employers are exempt from the ACA “play-or-pay” penalties. There are, however, incentives to some small employers to offer health care coverage to their employees. Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) While the initial availability date may vary […]
While the Affordable Care Act does not require employers to provide their employees with access to employer-sponsored health care plans, the ACA does include incentives and penalties intended to: 1) minimize disruptions of the existing employer-provided health care system, and 2) to encourage smaller employers to provide their employees with access to employer-sponsored health care […]