Entries for September 2013

WCPO features an article in their Money section online, where Business Benefits' Geralyn Isler is quoted sharing a strategy of employers exploring their options before January 1, 2014.  Scott Guenther of Adams Stepner Woltermann & Dusing is also quoted.  Read more. Read more
Perhaps it is time that we lower the volume on the Affordable Care Act debate.  The ACA is here. It will significantly impact nearly every American who is not covered under Medicare. Some of us will find our rates much higher; some of us will find that our policies are changing in ways that we don’t care for; others will find that our benefits or premiums are better then they were, or that we have access to plans that we have not had access to in years. I do... Read more
The Affordable Care Act requires all employers who are subject to FLSA to provide to all employees a notice of the Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a. Exchange) per the U.S. Department of Labor, Technical Release 2013-02, by October 1, 2013 and  to all new hires within 14 days of their date of hire.   Under the statute, the notice must address the following items: The existence of the Marketplace, a description of services provided by the Ma... Read more