Understanding Today’s Health Insurance Lingo

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The specifics of how we buy health insurance for ourselves, our family, and our business has changed over the past few years. Many people have a hard time navigating all the different terms that are associated with health insurance reform. Obamacare, ACA, what does it all mean? We’ve put together a brief guide to some of today’s most prominent, need-to-know …

Do we adapt to the Affordable Health Care ??

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Healthcare is poised for disruption, and if the leading theory on disruptive innovation holds true, the leading organizations in the industry today will not be the ones to bring about that disruption. But as I’ve written previously on this blog, that doesn’t mean all existing organizations will perish. In fact, as I read more on Clay Christensen’s theory of disruption and change …

Nebraska #7…. Football team not far behind

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Analysts from WalletHub, a personal finance social network, have used data from 47 states to create a health-related return on investment metric that shows the level of care and the price Americans can expect to pay for healthcare across the nation. To determine the ROI concerning healthcare services, the analysts examined three key metrics: death rates, America’s Health Rankings® and average individual …

The ACA and 5 Things To Watch in Healthcare Industry

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How will business react to overhead increases from insurance rates? Healthcare costs are the fastest growing cost for almost any business, and with costs going up, it continues to eat away at profits and take-home pay of employees. The most successful organizations will be those who are able to control their costs and improve the health of employees. Companies were …

Companies engaged double-dipping face penalties of up to $36,500 per worker.

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IRS moves against double-dipping on tax perks for health insurance By Joe Carlson  Posted: May 27, 2014 – 6:45 pm ET Tags: Healthcare Reform, Insurance Exchanges, Insurance, Legal   The Internal Revenue Service is threatening massive fines against companies that offer employees tax-advantaged money to help them buy federally subsidized health plans on the Obamacare insurance exchanges.Companies engaged in this kind of double-dipping face penalties of …

Do you manage a small group healthcare plan? Now is the time to prep for Obama Care !

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Health care coverage is probably everyone’s favorite snooze topic. But you’d better perk up–and fast. Enormous changes are coming your way in 2015, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, and you probably want to start preparing now. Everything from the way your business must plan for employee coverage to the cost of coverage and the availability of care itself is poised for major transformation. …