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July 22, 2014 Compliance Observer Alert – Federal Appeals Courts Leave the Future of Federal Subsidies in Question

July 22, 2014 Federal Appeals Courts Leave the Future of Federal Subsidies in Question Three weeks after the United States Supreme Court exempted certain employers from part of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, two federal appeals courts reviewed another critical component of the ACA and came out with conflicting […]

Common Commercial Insurance Claims Part 1

Having the right insurance coverage for your business provides a safety net that protects your most important assets. Insurance covers key business exposures, the health and safety of your employees and can help minimize the impact of potential losses. The purpose of your insurance policies is to provide protection to your organization – here are […]

Fleet Safety Newsletter – July 2014

Leaving the Scene of an Accident You must be aware of your responsibilities, even during a minor accident. You must exchange the appropriate information and submit it to your insurance carrier and local authorities in order to: Avoid breaking the law Help defend you against a possible lawsuit Prevent the possibility of losing your drivers’ […]

RMSC Safety Sentinel – July 2014

July 2014 Safety Sentinel What You Should Know About Electrical Power Supply Cords Electrical code violations are extremely common in many workplaces; and in many cases they are easily preventable. This month’s edition of the Safety Sentinel discusses a common source of electrical violations – flexible power cords. According to National Fire Protection Association estimates […]

Choosing the Right Insurance Deductible

When it comes to your personal insurance policies, it’s important to understand how your premiums and deductibles work together and fit into your overall financial situation. A premium is the monthly amount you pay your insurance carrier for providing you with insurance. A deductible is how much you need to pay out of pocket when […]

July 14, 2014 Compliance Observer Alert – Distribution of MLR Rebates

July 14, 2014 Distribution of MLR Rebates Source: Zywave BACKGROUND The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established the medical loss ratio (MLR) rules that require health insurance issuers, offering group or individual coverage, to report how they spend their premium revenue to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These MLR rules require issuers to […]

A Look at the Affordable Care Act: Factors that Affect Premium Cost

Each month Neace Lukens will discuss a different aspect of the Affordable Care Act. Stay tuned for more updates on the second Thursday of each month. Click here for more Affordable Care Act blogs. Prior to the Affordable Care Act reforms, insurance companies would determine a policyholder’s health insurance premiums by evaluating a variety of factors. These […]

What to do if You’re Involved in a Car Accident

No one wants to be involved in a car wreck, but unfortunately accidents happen every day. Whether you are the cause of the accident or the victim, it’s important to follow a few basic steps after the collision to ensure you’re protected. Here are some tips to help you navigate what to do if you’re […]

July 1, 2014 Compliance Observer Alert – Supreme Court Ruling: Certain Closely Held Corporations Excluded from ACA Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

July 1, 2014 Supreme Court Ruling: Certain Closely Held Corporations Excluded from ACA Contraceptive Coverage Mandate On June 30, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in Burwell et al. v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. et al. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation et al. v. Sylvia Burwell et al. (case numbers 13-354 and […]

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