Category Archives: Group Health Care

Medicare and Employer Coverage

Medicare and Employer Coverage Medicare coordinates benefits with your employer coverage If you are 65 + (or turning 65 soon) and will have both Medicare and Employer Coverage too because you are still actively working, you have a number of … Continue reading

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HSAs: Little Understood, But Here To Stay

Back in December 2003—well before there was an Affordable Care Act, let alone talk of repeal and replace—then-President George W. Bush created health savings accounts (HSAs). Still scarcely understood, HSAs have nonetheless grown in popularity. According to the Devenir Group, … Continue reading

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The truth behind health savings accounts.

Myth 1:  You don’t need it. Truth: Yes, you do. There are some pretty tough (but true) numbers coming your way: 81 and 76. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are average life expectancies for women … Continue reading

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Trump signs executive order to relax health insurance rules

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday morning aiming to give consumers access to cheaper, skimpier health plans. But health policy experts say the plan could drive up premiums and make coverage less available for some. Source: Trump signs … Continue reading

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Almost all large employers plan to offer telehealth in 2018, but will employees use it?

Telehealth utilization is on the rise, employers have a long way to go to get more staffers onboard. Source: Almost all large employers plan to offer telehealth in 2018, but will employees use it?

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Your Affordable Care Act Roadmap

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created many ongoing employer requirements with differing compliance deadlines throughout the year. These responsibilities vary depending on a few things, including your business’ size and funding type. Use this tool to get a visual snapshot … Continue reading

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How Group Gap Benefits Help with HDHPs

The popularity of group high-deductible health insurance plans continues to increase, helping keep premiums low but creating higher out-of-pocket costs for employees. Learn how group gap benefits can help reduce costs. Source: How Group Gap Benefits Help with HDHPs

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Iowa may be first state with no health insurers on exchange

  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa could be the first state in the nation with no health insurance company willing to offer policies on its Affordable Care Act exchange next year unless President Donald Trump’s administration approves a stopgap … Continue reading

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The American Health Care Act, as Compared to the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

As the Senate gets ready to consider the American Health Care Act, refresh your memory on how the bill is different from the Affordable Care Act. See what would change and what would stay the same. Use Zane Benefits info-graphic … Continue reading

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3 Ways Small Businesses Can Succeed With Employee Benefits

employee benefits, insurance, health insurance, medical insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, small business, employee retention, employee perks Source: 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Succeed With Employee Benefits

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