Most Americans believe issues related to the Affordable Care Act will affect their presidential choice later this year. According to CNBC.com, a Bankrate survey found 85 percent of respondents believe health care reform will play an important role in how they vote. Health care businesses also are evaluating the impact of the law and exploring … Read Full Article
If you’ve ever walked into a specialty ice cream store, you’re quickly overwhelmed by the number of options, including different flavors, toppings and cones. Americans love choices. But some are easier to make than others. Take dental benefits, for example. There are many plan designs featuring various services available at different price points. It’s important … Read Full Article
For the past few years, large employers have been anticipating significant benefit changes as part of the Affordable Care Act. Due to several delays in the implementation of regulations, many large employers now are focusing on other employee issues. They plan to accommodate ACA benefit adjustments as needed. Here are three things large employers should … Read Full Article
Do dental benefits in a medical insurance plan provide the same coverage as a stand-alone dental plan? Probably not. Here are three reasons to select stand-alone dental coverage. Unexpected costs – The Affordable Care Act has focused attention on medical benefits with new requirements and compliance standards. It’s causing employers and consumers to think more … Read Full Article
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.
Wellness programs have become a staple benefit at most American businesses.