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Using Employee Contribution Strategies to Minimize Employer Impact of PPACA

As employers start to assess how they will be impacted in 2014 once the coverage requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) take effect, many groups are looking for ways to mitigate the impact of the expanded coverage requirements that are mandated under PPACA.  For many employers, the impact can be mitigated … Continue reading Using Employee Contribution Strategies to Minimize Employer Impact of PPACA »

Merlinos Consultant Speaks at Benefit Controls Seminars

M&A’s Michael Berman will be speaking at two upcoming seminars hosted by Benefit Controls. He will be at the Charlotte Fall Seminar on October 16 and the Greenville Fall Seminar on the 17th. Michael will discuss the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as well as the penalties for non-compliance and … Continue reading Merlinos Consultant Speaks at Benefit Controls Seminars »

Supreme Court to Decide on Health Care This Week

It appears that the fate of key components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will be decided this Thursday, June 28, when the U.S. Supreme Court issues its ruling on constitutionality of the PPACA. Speculation abounds, and there are more than just two possible outcomes. Of course, the Court may decide that … Continue reading Supreme Court to Decide on Health Care This Week »

Self-Insuring Employee Health Benefits. Yes or No?

The magnitude of health benefit payments can be subject to uncertainty.  Plan sponsors typically obtain insurance to protect against the uncertainty or they may choose to self-insure.   Many large employers prefer to self-insure health plans offered to employees rather than purchase them from insurance companies to save costs, provide the best healthcare value for … Continue reading Self-Insuring Employee Health Benefits. Yes or No? »