To help individuals understand their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act (Act), employers are required to give employees written notice about Affordable Insurance Exchanges. The Act’s March 1, 2013 deadline for employers to start giving this notice to all employees was recently pushed back by the Department of Labor (DOL).
Under the Act, the DOL is required to define the scope of the notice requirement and provide guidance on how the requirement can be satisfied by issuing regulations. Unfortunately, these regulations aren’t finished yet, and the DOL has taken the position that employers should not be required to comply with the Act’ notice requirement until the regulations are done.
According to the DOL, “the timing for distribution of notices will be the late summer or fall of 2013, which will coordinate with the open enrollment period for Exchanges.” More...
We are pleased to announce that Voices for Children of Broward County is the winning charity of Setnor Byer's $5,000 Charitable Giving Facebook Campaign.
And because all of the Charities support such wonderful causes, we'd like to increase our donation to $10,000 and provide our 2nd place winner, Hispanic Unity, with $2,000. And split the remaining $3,000 with all others! More...
As Health Care Reform makes its way through the health insurance landscape, many employers are finding it difficult to keep up. Unfortunately, the size and complexity of the Affordable Care Act (Act) doesn’t help. Nevertheless, a general understanding of the Act’s more significant provisions can help employers adjust to past changes and prepare for future ones.
Since numbers play a big part in determining how the Act will impact a particular employer, here are some figures that employers can use to see where they fit in the big picture.More...
At Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk, we have a long-standing tradition of Charitable Giving. This year, we’re launching a Facebook campaign so that fans can help us pick which Broward County Charity will receive $5,000.
Throughout the month of December, we will have a list of participating Charities on our Facebook Cover Photo. All voters have to do is Like our page and write on our wall naming the Charity they’d like to receive the donation. The Charitable organization that receives the most votes will receive a donation from Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk in the amount of $5,000. Voters have until December 31st to participate, and the winner will be announced in the first week of January 2013.
Here are the detailed instructions on how to vote:
- Go to the Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk Facebook page
- Click the "Like" button
- View the Cover Photo for a list of the participating Charities
- Place your vote by commenting on Setnor Byer’s Wall with: “John Smith (your name) likes XYZ Charity(your charity).”
Voters have to “Like” the Facebook page for their vote to count, and participants only get one vote!
This Holiday Season please take the time to place your vote to support our local charities!
If you’d like to learn more about our Charitable Giving efforts please contact us.