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An Expert's View about Law and Compliance in the United States

Posted on: 8 Apr 2010
Various posted items pertaining to employee benefit plan related compliance. Most recent posts include summary of March 2010 enacted U.S. healthcare reform.

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  • New Feds Guidance on Use of HRA’s and HRP’s [Exchanges Related Info]

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Wed Sep 18 17:22:42 UTC 2013

    For the first time, the Department of Labor, the Department of Treasury, and Health and Human Services have coordinated to issue formal confirmation that employers are 100% allowed to reimburse individual health insurance premiums tax-free under the tax code. This is a MAJOR positive.

  • MS Security Essentials Trojan Warning Eliminated

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - admin - Thu Jul 18 18:14:36 UTC 2013

    As of July 15, 2013 MSE has identified a Trojan they have named Seedabutor.C. There is some question about the validity of the MSE warning since no other anti-virus or malware protection vendor has done so. This blog database had a post, which has since been eliminated, which had third party HTML coding which apparently […]

  • BBCG Owner Awarded Emeritus Status by American College

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - admin - Mon Jan 23 16:38:57 UTC 2012

    The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA, the recognized leading institution for insurance, benefits and other financial services professional designations, has awarded to Robert W. Murphy its Emeritus Status. In its award letter, The American College congratulated Mr. Murphy by stating, “This distinguishes you as a person who has clearly demonstrated the commitment to continuing education that has […]

  • The Future of Employer Provided Health Plans: HRA Q&A

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Tue Jun 07 17:25:16 UTC 2011

      click here for questions or proposals Many observers see employer-sponsored healthcare benefits offered to employees as being on the cusp of major change. PPACA contains a provision which will proscribe all individual medical policy underwriting no later than March 2014.  This means that no individual can be declined when applying for an individual healthcare policy, […]

  • Twelve CPA Marketing Hints from a Benefits Broker

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Wed Dec 01 17:29:37 UTC 2010

      quick link for proposal request   Increasing Perceived Incremental “Value Added” of the CPA Firm via Unique Innovation by Robert W. Murphy REBC, ChFC, CLU, RHU, MBA President/CEO, Boca Benefits Consulting Group, Inc. Consulting Principal, 1st Murchadhian Strategic Consultancy 727-510-7138 | P.O. Box 4309, Clearwater, FL 33758 | © December 2010, Boca Benefits […]

  • Allstate Workplace Division Chosen For Its Depth and Expertise As Primary Voluntary Benefits Carrier

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Mon Sep 27 19:33:00 UTC 2010

       Please click here for VB proposal.     Why Did BBCG Select AWD As Its Recommended Carrier As Opposed To Alterntives?   The Broad Issues As an employer are you getting the highest return on the investment you make offering voluntary, payroll deduction, benefits (i.e, “VB”) to your employees? Do you have a comprehensive VB […]

  • Death Spiral Planning: HRA Plans as a Defensive Strategy 2010-2014

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Wed Sep 08 22:39:27 UTC 2010

    There is a real question lingering in the benefits business. What happens to group insurance in 2014? Will the proscribing of medical underwriting cause a wholesale migration of young healthy people into individual policies and leave the group books of business in what for years has been called by health underwriters “the death spiral” as […]

  • New UnitedHealthOne Link Replaces Golden Rule Individual Health Policy Instant Quote

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Tue Aug 31 16:35:31 UTC 2010

    Below is the new link for United Healthcare’s “UnitedHealthOne” individual health insurance product (i.e., Golden Rule Insurance). We will be re-coding all our various prior Instant Quote links with the below. This link is now active. Click on the below icon to access the FREE to browse & quote.  Application also available via same online link. If you […]

  • COBRA Regs Not Uniform – More Business Friendly DOL Detected

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Mon Aug 30 16:43:03 UTC 2010

    In doing some research for a LinkedIn member relative to COBRA eligibility it seems an inconsistency has been detected between (1) long-standing COBRA regulations pertaining to early termination rules and (2) the regulations requiring early termination of the the present 65% federal subsidy.  Although this inconsistency may be nothing more than an oversight on the part […]

  • PPACA 2010 “Health Reform” 9/23 Major Compliance Date Near

    Boca Benefits Consulting Group Inc. - Bob Murphy - Fri Aug 27 14:15:09 UTC 2010

    Clearly, it has been exceptionally difficult to keep up and make the proper choices relative to the requirements of PPACA 2010.  The steady stream of clarifying  IFR’s (i.e., Interim Final Regulations) has almost become a torrent. Is you broker keeping you up to date? If not as much as you might like, please click here to […]

Posted: 08 April 2010

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