Target to Drop Part-time Coverage in April—Looking at Alternatives for Part-Timers

Target to Drop Part-time Coverage in April—Looking at Alternatives for Part-Timers

Target announced recently that they will discontinue offering health insurance plans to their part-time employees beginning April 1, 2014. With this announcement, Target joins a trend of cutting part-time coverage including companies like Trader Joe’s and Home Depot. While this strategy is effective for certain employers, other employers may not yield a significant benefit from … Continue reading »

Three Million on Exchanges

Three Million on Exchanges

From the Desk of Alex Renfro On January 24, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that they estimated three million individuals had enrolled in a private health insurance plan on the federal and state-based exchanges. This statistic reveals two aspects of PPACA that many will want to consider. First, the more individual plans … Continue reading »

Green & Gold Gala

Green & Gold Gala

Enrollment First, Inc. takes joy every year in providing support to Knoxville Catholic High School. Each year, KCHS hosts the Green & Gold Gala, the premier fundraising event of the year. Proceeds from the annual event benefit academic programs and classroom technology. In 2014, Enrollment First was a corporate sponsor for their gala and provided … Continue reading »

Hazen Mirts to Speak at Florida Messenger Association’s Winter Meeting in Orlando

Hazen Mirts, founder and CEO of Enrollment First, Inc., has been invited to present at the Florida Messenger Association’s annual Winter Meeting on January 25 in Orlando, Florida. The focus of this year’s Winter Meeting is “Taking the Business Gamble,” and in the interests of messengers, couriers, and transportation services, and their companies, planning a business model … Continue reading »

Kingswood Kids

Kingswood Kids

Kingswood School operates as a non-profit accredited school and home for children and youth between the ages of 5 and 18. The school provides a home to displaced children in a warm, loving environment where the teachers and staff dedicate their time to assist them in developing personal faith spiritually, individually and in their fellow … Continue reading »

KARM – Baskets of Hope

KARM – Baskets of Hope

Did you know that there are 1,600 homeless people in this area at any given time of the month, and that 26 percent of them are veterans? Did you know that at least one-third of homeless individuals suffer from a mental illness? Did you know that there are homeless children in the Knoxville area? Fifteen … Continue reading »

Random Acts of Flowers

Random Acts of Flowers

Congratulations to Random Acts of Flowers on their recent expansion! Our very own CEO/President Hazen Mirts sits on the board and is an active member. Enrollment First is proud to be a part of this great mission, and we look forward to watching them bring joy to patients at Parkwest Medical Center with beautiful bouquets … Continue reading »

IRS Releases Official PPACA Delay Regulations

From the desk of Alex Renfro. The IRS very recently released IRS Notice 2013-45. This notice does not quantify, but instead puts in formalized fashion the delay of the IRC Sec. 4980H(a) penalties, otherwise known as the employer mandates. This notice does not add much more than the IRS’ original blog post from July 2. … Continue reading »

Enrollment First, Inc. & Ratliff Law Firm Partner to Bring WellMEC, the Seamless Compliance Solution to Health Care Reform & the Affordable Care Act, to the Marketplace

Enrollment First, Inc. & Ratliff Law Firm Partner to Bring WellMEC, the Seamless Compliance Solution to Health Care Reform & the Affordable Care Act, to the Marketplace

Enrollment First, Inc. and Ratliff Law Firm partner to create WellMEC, providing employers seamless compliance with health care reform and the Affordable Care Act. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 WellMEC, the new solution to the Affordable Care Act, is now available to employers in all fifty states.Enrollment First, Inc. and Ratliff Law Firm ERISA and … Continue reading »

PPACA/Obamacare…The Scrawny Cow Fallacy

PPACA/Obamacare…The Scrawny Cow Fallacy

From the desk of Eric Ratliff: In a recent publication by the Wall Street Journal an article outlined the opportunity for a certain classification of employers to offer health plans that meet the minimum required coverage required by PPACA. Please see that video at the link below: http://live.wsj.com/video/employers-eye-bare-bones-health-plans/CB1C5609-1DDE-47B4-8402-A8014AF1FAED.html#!CB1C5609-1DDE-47B4-8402-A8014AF1FAED In response to this, the following News … Continue reading »