Wellmark is very good, as the largest health insurance company in the state, at providing user-friendly information for not only the producer, but also employers and members.
I came across an article regarding health care reform “reform news that matters” for your business that I thought might be an easy and comprehensive read.
Throughout this article, you’ll see hyperlinks to other valuable topics that might be of interest to you. As we work our way through the ACA (Affordable Care Act) timeline spanning 2010 – 2018, there are over 40 provisions that have been scheduled to take place, a few each year. This includes individual, small group and large group market segments.
I feel that the majority of the consumers I visit with have a fair understanding of the individual expectations and penalties, but I’m finding that business owners might be left in the dark. I feel that there is a strong fiduciary responsibility that lies on the hands of anyone providing advice to a company or an HR person regarding compliance issues.
I think the link I’m providing will allow you to read through and sort through what’s applicable to you. If you have questions as you go forward, give me a call. Each company and each person’s situation is unique and it would be difficult for me to tell everybody what they need to do in a broad sense. Take a look at this and give me a call. I will do my best to keep you compliant.