Blog Category

Benefits

PEO Considerations

September 2, 2016

What Effect Will Aetna’s Withdrawal from the ACA Exchanges (Marketplaces) Have on My Company Sponsored Health Insurance Plan?

Big buzz was created last week when Aetna announced it was pulling out of 11 of the 15 marketplace exchanges it had originally entered at the beginning of the PPACA exchanges January 1, 2014. Aetna had indicated earlier that this was a possibility, so the move was not totally unexpected. United Healthcare and Humana exited […]

Shares
PEO Considerations

August 19, 2016

The Top 20 Health Benefits Questions Asked (and Answered)

In August 2015, shortly after celebrating my 70th birthday, I partnered with our Content team here at Zenefits to write my first blog post for the company. Its title: How Does Providing Health Insurance Help My Small Business? That single post would launch a year-long series of Ask Bud columns aimed to help business leaders […]

Shares
PEO Considerations

August 11, 2016

How Do Medicare Benefits Coordinate with My Group Health Insurance Plan?

While visiting with the excellent Zenefits support team the other day, I asked what questions do you hear repeatedly from clients?  I was overwhelmed that the response was a large number of employees turning 65 don’t know how Medicare coordinates with their company sponsored group health insurance plan.  And after checking with several small business […]

Shares
PEO Considerations

August 6, 2016

What Business Owners Should Know about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Operating and running a small business is no easy task. And it’s not cheap. One of the largest costs for small businesses after wages is the cost of benefits. At Zenefits, we try to make our clients aware of every money-saving opportunity we run into, along with assistance on how to take advantage of opportunities. […]

Shares

August 2, 2016

The Biggest Factors Influencing Price of Small Group Health Insurance Plans

In today’s post-ACA world, it’s increasingly difficult for employers to understand and select the correct benefits package. As a national benefits firm whose focus is small and mid-sized businesses, it’s our job to keep on top of the changing landscape and advise our clients on the challenges and opportunities related to small group health insurance. […]

Shares

July 26, 2016

How Benefits Can Help You Win the Talent War

My business helps companies grow by finding the right talent. We’ve worked with the majority of Atlanta’s start-ups and fastest growing companies, and one thing I’ve learned is benefits matter. Having a strong benefits offering can be big ammo when fighting for (and retaining) talent, especially in this candidate-driven environment. With healthcare costs at an […]

Shares