Effective January 1, 2014, everyone will need to provide proof of insurance or pay a penalty. In order to educate individuals who are currently uninsured, we have set up "Get Covered" Workshops in our conference room/learning center. We firmly believe that more people paying into the system will reduce the cost of insurance for everyone.

As an agency we are reaching out to those most accessible to us. We have many clients with part-time workers... Read More

For those of you who have already provided your employees with the Department of Labor’s notice regarding the availability of coverage, nicely done! If you are still in the process of providing this notice to your employees, please continue to do so. However, if you are catching up on your email and are unaware of this notice (I am sure Benefits Done Right clients do not fall in this category), this is particularly important for you:

The... Read More

I just attended “The Cost of Reform” presented by the Sacramento Business Journal this morning in Sacramento. There were some great panelists: Carrie Owen Plietz, CEO of Sutter Medical Center; David Joyner, COO of Hills Physicians; and Lawrence Garcia of Gordon & Rees LLP to name a few. All agreed our health care system is in need of repair, and whether we are for or against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the way it... Read More

Our new website is up and running! Many thanks to Brad Hill and Amy Cavallaro at Benefits Done Right for their creative and diligent efforts daily along with the design team at Wallrich Creative Communications. This collaborative effort has help create a website that captures the heart and soul of Benefits Done Right and the team supporting our clients. It’s no secret health care reform is changing the way many of us do business, and this site... Read More

On August 27th, the IRS submitted their ruling on the individual mandate within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), more commonly known as Obamacare. Before we dive into the ruling, let’s make sure we grasp what they are ruling on.

What is the individual mandate?

The individual mandate requires most individuals to have minimum essential coverage in 2014 or pay a penalty. The penalty is called a shared responsibility payment.... Read More

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