Exchange Posts

Gubernatorial Hopefuls Look To Health Care For Election Edge

May 8, 2018

California’s leading gubernatorial candidates agree that health care should work better for Golden State residents: Insurance should be more affordable, costs are unreasonably high, and robust competition among hospitals, doctors and other providers could help lower prices, they told California Healthline. Read More

IRS Announces Second Switcheroo For 2018 Health Savings Account Contribution Limits

May 1, 2018

If you were one of the few people who stuffed or was trying to stuff your 2018 health savings account to the max before the tax overhaul ratcheted back the contribution limit, you can breathe easy. The Internal Revenue Service announced today in a revenue ruling that it will let taxpayers stick with the original $6,900 contribution limit for family coverage and not face excess contribution penalties. Read More

Three Common Small Business Health Care Misconceptions

May 1, 2018

In today’s economy, operating a small business on a day-to-day basis — even without having to sift through the vast number of health care options for your employees — is more than just a full-time job. Common misconceptions and a lack of understanding about specific aspects of health care benefits can cause headaches for even the savviest business owner. The good news is that resources, such as brokers and employee benefits advisers, can help chart a clear path through the health care insurance marketplace. Read More