Blog Entries - tag: 'April 2014'

Pediatric Vision & Dental Coverage

Posted on: April 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: April 2014, Benefits connection

Pediatric Dental & Vision benefits for small employer groups (2-50) vary between different insurance carriers. In some cases, the benefits even vary between plans within the same carrier. Below is an overview of coverage per carrier.

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Final Notices On 2015 Benefit And Payment Parameters

Posted on: April 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: April 2014, Benefits connection

This article discusses the open enrollment, cost sharing limits, reinsurance assessment fee, federal marketplace user fee, and the Small Business Health Options Program for 2015.

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90-Day Waiting Period Limitation

Posted on: April 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: April 2014, Benefits connection

The U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services have announced the publication of final regulations implementing a 90-day limit on waiting periods for health coverage.

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Allergy Season Is Upon Us

Posted on: April 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: April 2014, Benefits connection

Spring is a beautiful time of year, but for allergy sufferers it’s not a time to “stop and smell the roses.”

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Carrier Corner- KY & OH

Posted on: April 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: April 2014, Benefits connection

This article discusses what is new with carriers in Kentucky and Ohio.

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Carrier Corner- TN

Posted on: April 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Tags: April 2014, Benefits connection

This article discusses what is new with carriers in Tennessee.

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Information Reporting For Employers And Insurers

Posted on: April 24, 2014 2:00 pm
Tags: April 2014, Benefits connection

In March, the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final rules on two provisions: reporting health insurance coverage by large employers, and reporting minimum essential coverage by insurers and employers of self-insured plans.

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