Month: June 2016

Premium Savings, Lower Taxes and Equity: What’s Not to Love?

  By William G. (Bill) Stuart Director of Strategy and Compliance Benefit Strategies LLC   Are you offering an HSA program to your employees? If not, here are three good reasons to think about this approach: Employers and employees save on premiums (sometimes without taking on additional out-of-pocket responsibility). Employers and employees reduce their tax.. Read more

Nongroup Insurance Markets, They Are Imploding

By William G. (Bill) Stuart Director of Strategy and Compliance June 9, 2016 Are nongroup (individual) medical insurance markets imploding before our eyes? That’s the conclusion that some observers are drawing following UnitedHealthcare’s decision not to continue to participate after this year in nongroup markets in most of the 34 states in which it sells products. In.. Read more