From the September 2013 issue of CeridianVoice.

September 2013 News Briefs

Oct. 1 ACA notice deadline quickly approaches

Employers have less than a month to comply with the Oct. 1 deadline to communicate to employees the coverage options available through the Health Insurance Marketplace. This requirement has raised a lot of employer questions, including: Does the notice requirement apply to employers with less than 50 employees?
Read more on the Employee Benefit News website.

5 things to know about the cost of health care reform

With many experts speculating about the impact of the Affordable Care Act, many employees and employers are confused about how this legislation will impact health care plans and costs. Will premiums rise, fall or remain the same? Discover five tips for evaluating claims about the cost of coverage that starts in 2014.
Read more on the Kaiser Health News website.

Tips to provide employees with aging parents

Today’s employees juggle many demands outside of work, including helping aging parents. For many employees discussions with aging family members about their future can be a source of stress. By offering employees insight into six questions they should ask aging parents, employers can help reduce this stress. 
Read more on the Employee Benefit News website.

Health Care Reform website provide employers much needed guidance

The confusion surrounding the requirements of the Affordable Care Act has compelled Aflac to create a website focused on the intricacies of this legislation. The site explains the ACA in clear, easy-to-understand language and features educational materials, tools and guidance.
Read more on Voluntary.com.

Evaluating the future of employer-sponsored health coverage

The passage of the Affordable Care Act and the upcoming implementation of the exchanges has left many people wondering about the future of employer-sponsored health coverage. However, a new survey has found that employers remain committed to providing medical benefits – at least for the next two years.
Read more on the Employee Benefit News website.