Changes to The Small-Business Health Market

Several thousand of the nation’s smallest business owners—sole proprietors and the self-employed—were kicked off their small-business plans by carriers earlier this year. That is because new guidelines define “employers” as having at least two full-time employees, not including a spouse, in order to be eligible for group plans. In all, more than 78% of the […]

Victory for Health FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs

In early April, President Obama signed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act, which repeals a troubling provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for small group market health plans. This law has an indirect, but positive effect on account-based plans for small employers. To learn more regarding the repeal, click here. Jeffrey R. Ungvary President