What Is Open Enrollment ?

What Is Open Enrollment ?

  Open Enrollment is a period of time each year when you can sign up for health insurance. If you don’t sign up for health insurance during this time period, you probably won’t be allowed to sign up for health insurance until the next open enrollment period. If you are eligible and apply for health … Continue reading »

Staffing Industry and Employer Mandate Regulations

Staffing Industry and Employer Mandate Regulations

Temporary staffing firms and PPACA are at odds. Recent employer mandate regulations published by the IRS on February 10, 2014, reveal the tension: the IRS worries that if staffing firms get any breaks, businesses will be incentivized to use staffing firms to minimize their PPACA obligations, while staffing firms worry that the added costs of … Continue reading »

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 »

Enrollment First, Inc. and Aeroflow Partner for Convenient Sleep Apnea Testing and Education

Enrollment First, Inc. and Aeroflow Partner for Convenient Sleep Apnea Testing and Education

January 9, 2013 Knoxville, TN Enrollment First, Inc. provides businesses with affordable, custom-made insurance enrollment options, specifically those businesses with unique insurance needs, such as trucking. We recognize common health threats to drivers, specifically sleep apnea, which can lead to fatal accidents and increasing healthcare costs. Together with Aeroflow Heatlhcare, Enrollment First is launching new sleep apnea education … Continue reading »