Self-Funding and Healthcare Reform: How are Employers Reacting?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Aug 23, 2013 @ 15:08 PM

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that was passed in 2010 has incited considerable worry and concern among small business owners. PPACA is meant to decrease the percent of the population that is uninsured, and it does this through a variety of provisions that are set to gradually go into effect through 2020.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Affordable Care Act, Employee Benefits, Self-Funded Medical

Considerations Related to Self-Funded Health Plans

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jun 4, 2013 @ 09:06 AM

According to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, self-funding is on the rise.  In fact, the percentage of covered workers in a totally or partially self-funded health plan has grown from 49% in 2000 to 54% in 2005 to an estimated 60% today.

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Topics: Affordable Care Act, Employee Benefits, Self-Funded Medical