Manufacturers Can Offer Benefits Without Costing an Arm or a Leg

Small manufacturers are starting to look at alternative options to supply benefits for their employees.  Some employers are afraid they will burden the cost themselves. However, persistent employers can find solutions and keep it affordable. Employees take a major role in keeping the revenue engine humming along.  This is important to a thriving...

Where Employee Benefits and the Washington Redskins Trademark Cross Paths

Employee benefits are very important to people, just like trademarks are to companies.  The media attention on the Washington Redskins for losing their trademark protection is huge. It is comparable to having employee benefits pulled out from under faithful employees.  Many employees have had their benefits pulled since health care reform became law....

Confusing Health Care and Health Insurance

The cost of healthcare is expensive in America. First we need to understand the difference between health care and health insurance. For some reason, these seem to be linked together as one, and they should not be. You receive health care services from your doctor or pharmacy or hospital. Health Insurance is what helps you pay for these services. We...

Health Reform Questions - Making Reinsurance Payments

Source: http://larrygrudzien.com/ Question:  What is the process for paying the Transitional Reinsurance Fee for 2014?   Answer:    A form will be available via www.pay.gov where a contributing entity will provide basic company contact information, and the annual enrollment count for the applicable benefit year no later than November 15. The form wi...

Risking a Health Insurance Strategy the I.R.S. May Not Approve

By ROBB MANDELBAUM New York Times Rick Lindquist, president of Zane Benefits, which offers businesses an online claims reimbursement service. Credit Jeffrey D. Allred for The New York Times When it came time to renew his company's health plan last fall, Jerry Eledge found himself in a bind that many small-business owners know all too well. On one...