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According to Statista, staff transition (turnover) was the single biggest challenge faced by ...
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PSA: This is not an in-depth overview of the QSEHRA. If that’s what you’re after, our comprehensive ...
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A newly proposed regulation, Certain Medical Care Arrangements, could greatly expand the value and ...
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A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is an IRS-approved, employer-funded, health benefit used to ...
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A lot of employers who offer group health insurance have an itch. They know it’s not perfect, and the ...
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Insurance is often confusing Here’s a scenario for you: It’s mid-November. Open enrollment is here ...
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For businesses to thrive in today’s economy, finding and retaining the best employees is important. ...
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We spend a lot of time talking about how you can save money by raising the deductible on your health ...
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Employers offering a high deductible health plan (HDHP) have several ways to supplement the ...
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Employers have a number of health plan options to choose from when it comes to offering a health ...
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A group coverage health reimbursement arrangement (GCHRA) is a health benefit for companies of all ...
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The increasing popularity of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) has made it clear that they're ...
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What are Medical Reimbursement Plans? Medical reimbursement plans are IRS-approved health plans that ...
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Originally passed in 1974 and reenacted in 1981, Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act (PHCA), or employer ...
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Today, many small employers are canceling group health insurance coverage. And it's not because they ...
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Individual coverage health reimbursement arrangements (ICHRAs) are a popular benefit for companies of ...
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The long-anticipated individual coverage HRA (ICHRA) finally went into effect on January 1, 2020. ...
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As small employers evaluate how to offer employees a valuable health benefit, they will likely ...
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In today’s environment, it's common for large and small organizations alike to expand across state ...
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Various state-wide individual mandates have gone into effect in 2020, including California’s, that ...
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What is the CARES Act? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), is a bill ...
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One advantage of the qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA) is that ...
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If you have questions about the regulations behind your health savings account (HSA), you are not ...
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Are you looking into offering health benefits and want to figure out an affordable solution? Or do ...
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The terms 'group health plan' and 'group health insurance plan' are often used interchangeably, but ...
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The QSEHRA has been a demonstrably effective health benefits tool for businesses throughout the ...
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What do employees value with workplace perks? And do the perks motivate them to stay with the ...
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Prefer to listen? Play the audio version of this article and follow along! Small business health ...
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Many employers want to offer great benefits to employees, but which ones do employees love most? Here ...
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Prefer to listen? Play the audio version of this article and follow along! A common question among ...
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Prefer to listen? Play the audio version of this article and follow along! (00:15) The new year has ...
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Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) are federally regulated, employer-sponsored health benefit ...
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For 2020, employees can contribute $2,750 to health FSAs, up from the 2019 limit of $2,700, the IRS ...
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On June 13, 2019, the final rule from the federal government regarding health reimbursement ...
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Previously, offering a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) came with difficulty for businesses ...
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It seems like every week, a new article is published telling you why you should care about employee ...
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Group health insurance is a well-known, popular health benefit option. Most full-time workers have ...
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The difference between an HSA and an FSA the most important differences between an HSA and an FSA are ...
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Turnover is influenced by many factors that generally come from two directions: external forces and ...
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If you have workers spread across multiple states, you likely face unique challenges when it comes to ...
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As pass-through entities, S corporations (S corps) enjoy many tax benefits. The business pays less ...
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(Don't miss our infographic at the end!) About the survey More than 60 percent of small businesses ...
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Below are the top 25 health insurance companies in the United States. They are listed by size of ...
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A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is a great way for a business to offer a health benefit to ...
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The rising costs of health care aren’t just a problem for individuals—they’ve also impacted ...
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A good health insurance broker wears many hats. Beyond simply selling health insurance, they’re ...
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The information on this page has been updated on our new web page on HRAs. click the button to visit ...
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If your business is planning to offer an individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement ...
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Attracting the interest of top talent can often feel daunting for a small business. Without the ...
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A common question we receive is "will offering a QSEHRA prevent employees from obtaining individual ...
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In the modern workforce, employees look for value from their employers that goes beyond wages, job ...
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Having a strong internal communication strategy is key in nearly every aspect of small business, and ...
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This article provides an overview of group coverage health reimbursement arrangements (HRA)s, also ...
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Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) are becoming increasingly common as more employers are ...
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Administering your company’s health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) comes with its own set of ...
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A health savings account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged savings account a family or individual can use to ...
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When the Affordable Care Act went into effect, it guaranteed that everyone who applied for individual ...
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The qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA), also called a small business ...
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Employee retention is top-of-mind for nearly every organization, and it’s easy to see why—losing ...
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The number of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) currently available to employers will grow in ...
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The cost of health care isn’t just something impacting individuals and their families—it also affects ...
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It’s that time of year again. Open enrollment for most states is starting soon and in some states ...
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The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) employer shared responsibility provision defines employers with an ...
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The Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provision designates employers with an ...
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In June of 2019, the federal government released a final ruling regarding the offering of HRAs in ...
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Are you a business owner or manager considering offering the individual coverage HRA (ICHRA) to your ...
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As a business owner looking into health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) options, you may have been ...
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The Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (the Departments) released ...
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The final ruling made this year regarding health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) in 2020 has made a ...
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As more businesses consider offering an individual coverage HRA (ICHRA) in 2020, new questions are ...
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This article was originally published on Small Biz Daily.  Diversity in hiring is a huge competitive ...
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For those unfamiliar with health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), the endless acronyms can be ...
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A special enrollment period is a time when you’re allowed to make changes to your health insurance ...
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You did it: You’ve created company policies that provide structure without stifling your team. This ...
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Employees participating in an individual coverage HRA (ICHRA) cannot collect premium tax credits. ...
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The 21st Century Cures Act reintroduced the health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) for small ...
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The new federal regulations released last month created quite a splash, with most industry ...
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As more businesses become aware of the individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA), ...
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Health savings accounts (HSAs) were introduced in 2003 as a tax-advantaged way to save money toward ...
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We’ve got great news here at PeopleKeep—last week brought a major win for small business health ...
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With the new individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA) scheduled to become ...
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The health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is having quite a moment. After being seriously reduced by ...
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Beginning in 2020, small businesses are expected to have a new health benefits option: the individual ...
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In the modern workforce, providing competitive benefit options is essential in retaining and ...
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Prefer to listen? Play the audio version of this article and follow along!   Choosing an ...
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The individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA) is inching closer to implementation: ...
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In late March, a federal judge struck down the Labor Department’s 2018 rule expanding access to ...
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Last year, 2018, marked the second full year small businesses had access to the qualified small ...
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Employees with access to a qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA) ...
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It’s been two years since small businesses first had access to the qualified small employer health ...
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The creation of the individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA) has many ...
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The individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA) is a new way for businesses and ...
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Beginning January 1, 2020, U.S. businesses will have a new health benefits option: the individual ...
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One of the most exciting things about the prospect of the individual coverage health reimbursement ...
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As the Trump administration continues to scale back the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many small ...
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In January 2020, businesses will have a new health benefits option: the individual-coverage health ...
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One of the most valuable features of a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is its ability to ...
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There are many advantages to running your own business: being your own boss, setting and achieving ...
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When it becomes available in January 2020, the individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement ...
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When it becomes available in 2020, the individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA) ...
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The qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA) is a strong choice for many ...
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An individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA), sometimes called an individual ...
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PeopleKeep has exciting news for the beginning of the new year. Late last month, we responded to the ...
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Many employers that self-administer an HRA often overlook important compliance obligations that put ...
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Choosing between health benefits options can be difficult—especially for small businesses. As a small ...
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Under IRS rules, small businesses can reimburse employees for their health insurance in a ...
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The qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA) is among the best options for ...
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Which is better: A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) or a health savings account (HSA)? HRA vs. ...
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Fewer and fewer small businesses are offering health insurance to their employees. Uncontrollable ...
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As leadership teams evaluate small business health insurance options, many want to know how they can ...
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Section 105 plans are a type of reimbursement health plan that allows small businesses to reimburse ...
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When small businesses consider health insurance options, it's common to weigh offering a traditional ...
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When evaluating a new or existing health insurance program, your company’s contribution strategy is ...
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The qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA), also known as a small ...
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Individual health insurance is more affordable than group health insurance. And under the Affordable ...
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Simply put, employee benefits are any form of compensation paid to employees over and above regular ...
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When it comes to offering health insurance to pastors and clergy, churches may feel out of options. ...
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With an increasingly global economy and workforce, it is increasingly common to have employees ...
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Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with the most recent group health insurance cost ...
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Many people assume that individual health insurance is more expensive than group health insurance. ...
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The Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services proposed regulations this week ...
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With this year’s open enrollment just around the corner, you might be wondering which deadlines apply ...
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We have updated this report in our latest article: 2020 HSA Contribution Limits. To read it now, lick ...
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Having a solo pastor means a lot of responsibilities that are usually shared among multiple pastors ...
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The qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA) is a popular health benefits ...
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The personalized health benefits category is poised for even greater growth as Congress considers two ...
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When the 21st Century Cures Act introduced the qualified small employer health reimbursement ...
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Two prominent health care policy leaders wrote in a Wall Street Journal editorial this month that ...
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Securing quality health benefits for nonprofits has grown more and more difficult. Between rising ...
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When companies first set up a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA), they often wonder if there is a ...
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A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is a type of tax-free personalized health benefit. HRAs are ...
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Whether a business is large or small, business owners know that the best way to hire and keep top ...
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For decades, traditional group health insurance was the standard health care coverage option for ...
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When Congress created the qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA), or ...
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After the 21st Century Cures Act passed in 2016, small businesses nationwide adopted the qualified ...
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Small businesses have now had one year to explore, offer, and experiment with the qualified small ...
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For small business employees, group health insurance is no longer the attractive benefit it once was. ...
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Offering group health insurance is prohibitively expensive for most small businesses. To cut costs, ...
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When the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, U.S. businesses received a new federal requirement: ...
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Offering traditional group health benefits has grown increasingly difficult for small businesses. ...
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Offering group health insurance is expensive—especially for small businesses. Businesses with fewer ...
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Small businesses continued to face cost increases for group health insurance in 2017, a report from ...
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One of the primary benefits of offering a qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement ...
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The qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA), or small business HRA, was ...
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When Congress created the qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA) in 2016, ...
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When Congress created the qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA) in ...
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November 1 marked the start of the 2018 open enrollment season—the period in which anyone can sign up ...
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Today, we are officially launching our new company, PeopleKeep. Read on for more information about ...
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A new executive order from President Donald Trump seeks to expand personalized health benefits for ...
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What is health care reimbursement?  A health care reimbursement plan, sometimes called a health ...
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There’s a shift occurring in the small business benefits market—one that takes companies away from ...
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Small business benefit options have never been more varied. Get the most mileage from your offerings ...
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Thanks to the country’s ongoing economic recovery, the job market now firmly favors job seekers. ...
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One of the biggest advantages of working for a company that offers a qualified small employer health ...
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Note: For the latest information on QSEHRA conditions in each state, including average allowance ...
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Qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (QSEHRAs), sometimes called Small Business ...
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After a month of closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans emerged last week with a bill to repeal and ...
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Much has been said about the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by the House of ...
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One of the chief benefits of offering a personalized benefits solution like the qualified small ...
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I love working for a small business. In a smaller office, my day-to-day impact is much bigger, and ...
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One of the central questions in reforming U.S. health care asks whether businesses should be required ...
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As the Senate gets ready to consider the American Health Care Act, refresh your memory on how the ...
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When Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act in December 2016, it created a new health plan for ...
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A little-publicized Nevada law provides residents with a unique opportunity that doesn’t exist ...
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The House of Representatives took the first step last week toward attaining a long-desired goal—the ...
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Millennials are now the largest generation in the American workforce. As baby boomers retire and a ...
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Note: This is a guest post from our friends at Larry L. Bertsch, CPA & Associates, a Las Vegas–area ...
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The following is a summary of a section from our free resource, The Comprehensive Guide to the Small ...
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The following is a summary of a section from our free resource, The Comprehensive Guide to the Small ...
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Research consistently shows that health benefits top the list of benefits employees value most. ...
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Declining unemployment rates, rising wages, and a rebounding economy mean that today’s workers can ...
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This post is an extract from our eBook, The Comprehensive Guide to the Small Business HRA. You can ...
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This post is a summary of a section from our eBook, The Comprehensive Guide to the Small Business ...
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Married couples share a lot of things, including health insurance coverage in some cases. If you want ...
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There are many advantages to employing workers across state lines. Businesses can choose from a ...
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In recent years, the number of Americans participating in health savings accounts (HSAs) has ...
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As we’ve discussed before, more and more businesses are expanding their operations to other states. ...
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In December 2016, Congress revised and revived a popular employee benefits option: the health ...
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This article is a summary of a section from our free resource, Small Business Health Insurance ...
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Employee turnover is expensive, costing businesses six to nine months’ salary on average. Savvy ...
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Health care costs are projected to increase by 6.5 percent in 2017, which means they will continue to ...
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If you’re interested in establishing a small business HRA, or qualified small employer health ...
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Recent health reform has left many businesses wondering if their health reimbursement plans for their ...
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The following are excerpts from our free eBooks, The Comprehensive Guide to the Small Business HRA ...
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The following is an extract from our free eBook, The Comprehensive Guide to the Small Business HRA. ...
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It’s no secret that health insurance is a complicated subject. From deciphering information in ...
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Despite the political climate, premium tax credits (sometimes called subsidies) are still available ...
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