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The Baby Formula Shortage and Preventive Care

On May 31, 2022
The baby formula shortage in the United States has been worsening for months. Our country’s supply was already squeezed by a perfect storm of pandemic-related supply chain issues and inflation costs. Then, with the detection of dangerous bacteria leading to the sickening and death of several infants, Abbott Nutrition shut down its Michigan plant in February – a plant that formerly supplied nearly one-fifth of all the baby formula in the country.

The Status of Major Legal Challenges to the ACA

On August 25, 2021
Learn about the Supreme Court's decision after 18 states threaten the Affordable Care Act, putting 31 million Americans at risk of losing coverage.

ACB – The New Supreme

On October 27, 2020
Judge Amy Coney Barrett being appointed as Justice Barrett will go down as one of the fastest appointments in recent history. Learn more about the nominee.

Empowering Plans: P92 - Healthcare on Stage & COVID-19 in the White House

On October 13, 2020
In this episode, Ron Peck and Brady Bizarro guide you through a chaotic week for healthcare news. What did we learn (if anything) from the first presidential debate? With COVID-19 infecting the President and much of the West Wing, what can we learn from the President’s experimental treatment? Would self-funded plans cover this treatment? What impact could all of this have on the Affordable Care Act lawsuit? Join us to find out!

Offer More for More!

On October 8, 2020
If and when private health benefits cannot compete with a public option on price, they will need to re-invent the industry. Learn how.

ACA PCORI FEES ARE BACK

On January 14, 2020
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee was established as a part of the ACA to fund medical research. Learn more about ACA fees.

Number of Uninsured Increases for First Time Since Passage of the ACA

On September 16, 2019
The Census Bureau's 2018 Health Insurance Coverage report found that the number of Americans without health insurance increased for the first time since 2009.

Health Care “Cadillac Tax” Repeal Bill Passed by the House

On July 24, 2019
The House of Representatives voted to abolish the "Cadillac Tax" on high-valued health plans that when named a law, will put an end to tax threat to employers.

Final Individual Coverage HRA Rule Released

On July 22, 2019
The Trump Administration finalized a rule in which employers can use HRAs to subsidize their employees' purchase of individual coverage.

Will Sex Discrimination be Re-Defined?

On June 6, 2019
Learn more about the US Department of Health & Human Services' (HHS) proposed revision of the Affordable Care Act to exclude terms within sexual discrimination.

Too Early to Worry About 2020? Never!

On February 27, 2019
It's never too early to start planning. Learn more about the two things health plans should pay attention to with the recent and future ACA changes.

To RBP, or Not to RBP: That is (one) of the Question(s)

On February 25, 2019
It’s assumed health insurance is included in an employment package. What was once a benefit is now an entitlement. Learn if RBP is for your business.

The Government Shutdown's Impact on the Texas v. U.S. Case

On January 16, 2019
The Phia Group shares their expert opinion on how the government shutdown's impact on the Texas v. U.S. Case. Click to read more!

A Texas Judge Strikes Down Obamacare – Our Take

On December 17, 2018
The Phia Groups shares their expert opinion on Texas striking down on Obamacare. Learn more about how it could affect your future healthcare coverage.

Responding to a IRS Letter 226J: Considerations and Common Mistakes

On December 5, 2018
If you are an applicable large employer, IRS could possibly be sending a Letter 226J notice your way. Will you be ready to respond accurately within 30 days?