Did you know that pediatric dental in a medical plan is not the same as pediatric dental in a stand-alone dental plan? In March 2011, the American Dental Association determined that 10 million children ages 2 through 18 did not have dental coverage. Health professionals projected that parents and caregivers of many of these children … Read Full Article
The ACA regulations for health care benefits are causing insurers and employers to take a closer look at their benefit plans. No one wants to be out of compliance. The good news is that most regulations don’t apply to stand-alone dental plans.
Health experts estimate that current medical training programs will produce 40 percent fewer primary care physicians than are needed to assist with aging baby boomers and health care expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
Wellness programs have become a staple benefit at most American businesses.
You and your family need flexible dental and vision coverage that can be tailored to your needs. Benefit surveys show that people who have dental and vision coverage are likely to schedule regular checkups and exams so doctors can evaluate the health of their teeth and eyes.
Many Americans schedule dental appointments for cleanings and checkups once or twice yearly, but for others it may not be that often.
The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in January was met with speculation and predictions on consumer responses. Although the ACA is being introduced in stages, starting first with the individual mandate, a few trends have emerged.
Many small business owners want to take good care of their employees, by providing insurance benefits that will meet their needs. But they struggle with benefit decisions, including selecting the right plan, balancing costs and understanding purchase options within the Affordable Care Act (ACA).