National Small Business Week: Keeping small businesses healthy

It’s National Small Business Week. As we recognize and celebrate the contributions small businesses make — like job creation, innovation, and global competitiveness — it’s important to think about health care options. If you’re the owner of a business with fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees, you have choices that can make insurance more affordable,.. read more →

Stay healthy this flu season with free preventive health services from the Marketplace

Flu season is here, and getting a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from this potentially serious disease. If you’re covered by a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace, you and your family can get free flu shots from a doctor or other provider in your plan’s network. read more →

Ongoing requirement for Marketplace notification

The Affordable Care Act requires employers to notify employees of the existence of the Health Insurance Marketplace.  Employers had until October 1 to notify employees.  However, the notification requirement continues for new hires. Employers must provide the notice to employees upon hire.  Beginning in January, employers have 14 days to issue the Marketplace notification to.. read more →

Required Marketplace Notice

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) a provision was implemented that requires employers to notify employees about the federal health insurance Marketplace (formerly called an “Exchange”). The Department of Labor has released information stating that employers need to notify their employees about the Marketplace by October 1, 2013.  Please contact your account manager.. read more →

Happy Memorial Day

Every year on Memorial Day, we come together to remember those who have sacrificed their lives on behalf of our country in the name of freedom and democracy. The debt owed to them is immeasurable.  We very proud and thankful for their past and continued service. read more →


Are you a small business or tax-exempt organization that pays at least half the cost of single health insurance coverage for your employees? If so, you may qualify for a new tax credit. The new small business health care tax credit is effective now as part of the Affordable Care Act, which became law this year. Who’s eligible.. read more →

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP) has begun – it’s time to review a loved ones health care needs for 2013 coverage. The Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is from October 15th through December 7th. This is the time when people eligible for Medicare can enroll in or change Medicare plans. If you know someone on.. read more →

New web site launched!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new web site.  Feel free to send us feedback on what you think! read more →