- A summary of benefits, which began in September 2012, should be received by each employee at the time of renewal, new hire or any changes in the health plan.
- The waiting period for a new hire cannot be greater than 90 days beginning January 1, 2014.
- Insurance companies cannot deny coverage due to pre-existing conditions.
- There is an exchange and subsidy notice to employees that must provide written notice of exchange and subsidies – proposed in fall 2013.
- FSA (flexible spending accounts) will be capped at $2,500.
- Employers are required to report the premium cost of the health insurance on the W-2s effective in the 2012 tax year.
Wellmark commits to re-entering the ACA market in Iowa in 2019 Below is a News Alert released by Wellmark, 02/08/2018, regarding their plans for 2019. _____________________________________________________________________ Feb. 8, 2017 Wellmark […]
The Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP) begins Jan. 1, 2018, and runs through Feb. 14, 2018. During this time, Medicare Advantage enrollees may choose to disenroll from a Medicare Advantage […]
We are entering year eight of the Affordable Care Act and we, as the State of Iowa, are faced with fewer choices and higher premiums than ever before. Under 65 […]
To follow-up to a Special Enrollment event changes article that was published in the Nov. 22 BBO, an updated special enrollments chart has been published on Producer Connection. Important changes […]
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- Better Business Bureau