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Top 2014 UBA Publications for Employers

Source: United Benefit Advisors, LLC

Please note that all documents are download-only. For printable versions, please contact your benefits advisor.

1. The Employer’s Guide to “Play or Pay”

An Overview of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and its Potential Impact on Employers and their Workforces. 

With every day that goes by, the nation’s employers move a step closer to having to make “Play or Pay” decisions. Many employers have less than a year to prepare for the arrival of this core provision of PPACA. The decisions are far from easy…and the clock is ticking. United Benefit Advisors is offering “The Employer’s Guide to “Play or Pay”, a comprehensive white paper that offers: 

The Facts about Paying the Penalties 
Other Issues Affecting “Pay” Decisions 
Using Location, Compensation, Subsidies, Medicaid, Family Size, and Income to Make Pay or Play Decisions 
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2.  2014 Health Plan Survey Executive Summary.

As employers consider their health insurance solutions in the face of health care reform, benefits benchmarking data is vital to accurately evaluate costs and determine if a plan is competitive. The 2014 UBA Health Plan Survey Executive Summary provides the latest trends in health plan costs, design, and plan type, plus information on wellness programs and the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Download publication.

3.  A Business Case for Benefits Communications.

As the cost of employer-sponsored health insurance continues to rapidly outpace wages and inflation, now more than ever employers are looking for ways to keep costs down. One way to do so (that requires very modest investment) is by improving benefits communication, a critical component of your employee engagement strategy. Download publication.

4.  Counting Employees Under PPACA.

As you likely know, the “employer mandate” section of the Affordable Care Act requires companies with 50 or more employees to either provide adequate and affordable coverage to their workers or pay tax penalties. But just how are those 50 to be counted? Download publication.