The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or health care reform) has far-reaching implications for employers. The bill has been called the most significant social legislation since the Social Security Act. And its impact on employers and their employees will be just as far reaching. As a senior manager, you are facing some tough decisions — the most pressing among them is understanding the cost to both your company and your employees. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield can help.
Penalties (such as "pay or play" or "unaffordable coverage"), new taxes, enhanced benefit requirements and
broader eligibility rules add up to big dollars for large employers.
PPACA's impact on your company is only the beginning... you may also consider:
Faced with the new employer mandate and penalties for not providing coverage, employers must choose
a course of action. Will your company:
Making an informed decision requires complicated modeling that considers a number of variables,
including the impact of the tax code, PPACA taxes and penalties, employee household income and
any subsidies available to employees. Subsidies to individuals are based on household income.
To provide employers with the expertise they need to make these complex decisions, Arkansas
Blue Cross offers impact analysis modeling to help employers understand how each option impacts their
employees and the company’s bottom line. Every company is different. And each will be faced with a
unique set of challenges around implementing health care reform. Our custom actuarial services will
help you make the right choices for your company.
Please contact the local sales office nearest you for a proposal, including an estimated fee.
Employers have big decisions to make around health care reform. We can help.
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