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IRS Eases Access to Chronic Disease Treatment

IRS Eases Access to Chronic Disease Treatment New guidance from the IRS will help people enrolled in high-deductible health plans get coverage for pharmaceuticals to treat a number of chronic conditions. Under the guidance, medicinal coverage for patients with HDHPs … Continue reading

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Adult Children & The Cost of Caring For A Parent

There are about 10 million adults over the age of 50 in the United States who provide care for their aging parents. This group must also be planning for their own retirement and the task of being a primary caregiver … Continue reading

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Important ACA Reporting Requirements for Self-Insured Plan Sponsors

If you are a self-insured employer or other organization that provides minimum essential coverage (as defined in Internal Revenue Code Section 5000A(f) to any individual during the calendar year, you have some reporting responsibilities to the Internal Revenue Service. Furthermore, … Continue reading

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What Taxpayers Need to Know about Reporting Health Coverage on Tax Forms

What Taxpayers Need to Know about Reporting Health Coverage on Tax Forms While many people know there is a fee incurred by people who do not have health insurance, they do not understand how the Internal Revenue Service knows if … Continue reading

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Update on Grandfathered Plans

HCR Regulations on Grandfathered plansHere is a legislative Brief on updated information on Grandfathered plans. Please read over. There will be more changes as a result of the polictical landscape changing and the uninteded consequences of the Health care Reform … Continue reading

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How to read your medical bill

Medical bills are becoming increasingly complex and difficult to read. And charges from clinics and hospitals tend to be lumped together instead of itemized – making it very difficult to see exactly what you are paying for. With many medical … Continue reading

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Administration Unveils New Rules For Employer-Sponsored Plans

The Los Angeles Times (6/15) reports, “The Obama administration Monday announced new regulations to discourage companies from scaling back their health benefits, a goal Democrats described as a top priority of the new healthcare law. These rules may have a … Continue reading

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‘Small Business Tax Credits for Healthcare’

‘Small Business Tax Credits for Healthcare’.

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Congressional Democrats agree on $3.5 trillion budget plan; includes reconciliation

In a late-breaking story, the AP (4/28) reports, “Congressional Democrats sealed an agreement Monday night on a budget plan that would help President Obama overhaul the healthcare system but allow his tax cut for most workers to expire after next … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers face their Medical Future

According to a Commonwealth Fund study, 66% of baby boomers ages 50 to 65 are concerned about being able to afford medical care in the future. But the problem isn’t only in the future. It turns out this group has … Continue reading

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