COBRA And The Exchange – What Employers Need To Know

With the opening of the health care exchanges employees now have the availability of guaranteed coverage due to loss of employment or reduction of work hours. Many employees may look to the Exchange as alternative to the COBRA offering from their employer. There, they may find a less expensive plan and/or one that will meet […]

Private Exchanges Are Here – Now What?

By now you have probably heard the term “Private Exchange.” Private exchanges are the hot new topic in the benefits world and something that employers should become familiar with as it may be an option to consider in the future. Private exchanges are nothing new. In fact, they have been around for about 20 years […]

How Can Staffing Firms Manage The Employer Mandate?

Be sure your staffing firm is ready to be part of the solution, not part of the problem. Many companies use staffing firms to fill placement needs within their organizations. The placements can be for short-term coverage needs or longer term work assignments. Under the Employer Mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care […]