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ACA Compliance

WorkingMom462297291Compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a concern that weighs heavy on the minds of many employers. 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. View full article »

ParentsBaby166473660Americans love having choices, even if they have only two options. This is true for employees reviewing insurance plans: they want to compare several benefit selections. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some states or exchange marketplaces may have limited options and plan features. However, with stand-alone dental and vision benefits, choice is still an option! View full article »

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act (health care reform) goes into effect. This means that individuals who do not have Minimal Essential Coverage (MEC) through an employer, private or public exchange or public program must be offered the new Essential Health Benefit packages (EHBP). Employers of fewer than 50 employees do not have to offer medical or dental benefits. But those that choose to provide benefits will be required to have MEC, unless their medical plan is grandfathered. View full article »

Will Health Care Reform Change Your Dental Benefits?

Many Americans place high value on their dental benefits and are wondering if health care reform will impact their insurance coverage. While understanding medical coverage within health care reform can be challenging, there is nothing confusing about dental. View full article »

What are Pediatric Essential Health Benefits?

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