In the early morning hours of July 28, 2017, the Senate voted 49-51 to reject a “skinny” version of a bill to repeal and replace the ACA, called the Health Care Freedom Act (HCFA). This vote effectively ended the Senate's 20-hour debate period on ACA repeal and replacement legislation. This ACA Compliance Bulletin describes the impact of the Senate's vote.
We hope everyone is enjoying their summer season! Here's an article about the many health benefits of taking some time off and enjoying your summer. Here's some advice to ensure you get the full benefits from your vacation, no matter how short it is.
This HR Q&A summarizes total compensation statements and how they are beneficial. The Shandro Group has access to many HR resources and can help you create total compensation statements for your employees.
When an employer's benefits plan is up for renewal, it is helpful to consult with employees one-on-one to determine the best health insurance plan for them depending on their changing needs. The agents at The Shandro Group have helped many employees by explaining the options and determining the best choice based on their needs. This Benefits Insight article discusses the importance of meeting with employees one-on-one in order to best explain their benefits.
This month's Benefits Buzz examines what a repeal of the employer mandate could mean for applicable large employers, explains the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180) and highlights the affordability contribution percentage decrease for 2018.