Question 8: How does a business track all this data?

An employer needs to be tracking hours for all employees that are paid hourly and especially those hourly employees who hover in the range of 20+ hours per week.

Question 7: How many hours constitute a full-time employee and how many part-time employees equals one full-time employee?

Section III: The New Math of ACA — The Complexities of Employee Tracking   No one knows where the famous maxim, “He who serves […]

Question 6: What are the consequences if I pay or I play?

Companies must calculate the costs of their strategy. To follow the law, ALE companies offering healthcare plans must meet “minimum value” and […]

Question 5: Is it less expensive to keep covering my employees than to pay the penalties?

Section II: Adapting to the New Normal — Employer Costs & Options Competitiveness isn’t just a factor in how one company views the […]

Who are the Navigators?

Navigators are employed by the state, the federal government or an agency that has received grants or funds to help people learn […]

Question 4: Is what I am currently offering employees okay?

According to Jason Alford, Director of Individual and Marketplace Sales for Health First Health Plans, the most important thing for all businesses […]

Question 2: What Are the Essential Health Benefits?

In addition to the changes already described, all policies will be required to provide “Essential Health Benefits” (EHBs). Here are the 10 […]

Question 3: With the mandates being delayed, do employers not have to worry about the ACA for another year?

The Treasury Department, on behalf of the Administration, announced this July that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandate provision would be delayed until 2015, which includes provisions that Applicable Large Employers (ALE) (i.e. those with 50+ employees) will be required to offer minimum essential coverage that is affordable to employees. However, as someone wisely observed, “A year from now you may wish you had started today.”

Question 1: What Are the Primary Changes in Coverage?

The Top 10 Questions Business People Are Asking About the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

What is the Difference Between Public & Private Exchanges?

The Public Exchanges refer to “The Marketplace.” The Private Exchanges offer services to various individuals and groups, but are not run by […]

What Is the Marketplace (formerly known as an “Exchange”)?

A health insurance marketplace, previous called an “exchange,” is a set of government-regulated and standardized health care plans from which individuals may […]

Health Care Reform 101

The Top 10 Questions Business People Are Asking About the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act   Answers? I’m Not Sure I […]

How to Unleash Your Team’s Creative Spirit

Maximizing Human Technology Innovate or fall behind.” Whether we are creating new technologies or just incorporating them into our operations, we are […]

EDC Helping Small and Midsize Companies Land Government Contracts

G.O. Contracts Many companies believe that winning government work is too complicated, too competitive and not worth the return. While there is […]

Launching the Space Coast

Florida’s Space Coast was born in July of 1950 with the launch of the first rocket from Cape Canaveral.