Small Groups and Dental Benefits in the ACA (Part 2)

by Jason 9/27/2013 9:29 AM

Employers with 50 or fewer employees do not, by law, have to purchase health insurance for their employees. The new law states that individuals have to be covered by the Essential Health Benefits, (unless covered by a grandfathered large group employer or government program).

If small group employers do chose to offer health care benefits in 2014 – for all the valid reasons of attracting and retaining employees, just as before – they will now have to comply with the new ACA regulations. Small group employers may purchase health benefits from their current markets, or beginning with coverage for 2014, they may purchase benefits through the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM), an online program that will be operated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.... more...

Dental and the ACA for Large Employer Groups – Minimum Essential Coverage

by Jason 9/25/2013 9:25 AM

Even though many of the ACA requirements apply to groups with 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees, large groups are affected by the ACA as well.... more...

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in Missouri and South Carolina – SOME BASICS

by Jason 9/24/2013 2:15 PM

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as ACA) was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010. This reform law represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the country's healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.... more...

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