United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

PPACA: The Next Steps

Posted by: Peter Freska    May 15, 2013 1:10:00 PM

Peter Freska, CEBS
Benefits Advisor
The LBL Group, A UBA Partner Firm 

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Topics: hr consulting, health care reform, health care, PPACA, HR compliance

Decoding Three of PPACA’s Confusing Terms

Posted by: Bill Olson    May 7, 2013 2:13:00 PM

The new health care law is confusing, in part because the language is confusing. Just take the terms “essential health benefits,” “minimum essential coverage” and “minimum value coverage” as an example – it’s not hard to see why employers’ heads are spinning.

While it might be easy to gloss over these phrases because they sound alike, it’s crucial to know that they are very different things. United Benefit Advisors has developed a resource that provides a complete definition of these three terms and included below is a preview of their meaning:

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Topics: health care costs, UBA, hr consulting, health care reform, PPACA, HR compliance

Disasters Happen – Are Your Employees Prepared?

Posted by: Bill Olson    May 3, 2013 12:45:00 PM

There are some stunning statistics that speak to the fact that most employers are not prepared to handle a disaster. For instance, did you know that only 35 percent of small- to medium-sized businesses have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan*, yet 94 percent of them believe that a disaster could seriously disrupt their business in within the next two years?**

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Topics: HR webinars, disaster preparedness, UBA, hr consulting, HR compliance

The Tomato Paradox of Health Care Reform

Posted by: Mick Constantinou    Apr 26, 2013 11:01:00 AM

By Mick Constantinou, Advisor, Employee Benefits
Connelly, Carlisle, Fields, & Nichols, A UBA Partner Firm

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Topics: UBA, hr consulting, health care reform, PPACA, HR compliance

“Everybody’s Talking At Me… I Don’t Hear A Word They’re Saying,”

Posted by: Lesa Caputo    Apr 22, 2013 9:35:00 AM

By Lesa Caputo, Benefit Advisor
Beneflex Insurance Services, A UBA Partner Firm

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Topics: employee communication, UBA, employee benefits, hr consulting, HR compliance