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October Conference Report

By Sarah Johnson / November 2, 2016

October 17-19th – Representatives from MBA Benefit Administrators attended a national conference in Minneapolis presented by the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA). The aim of the conference is to inform members of recent industry trends and to encourage a forum where other Third Party Administrators and other industry related companies may address current concerns…

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MBA Leads the Way with Their New Medical Benefits App

By Sarah Johnson / September 11, 2016

MBA leads the way with their new medical benefits app. Communicate instantly with the touch of a button. Download the free MBA Administrators app from iTunes or GooglePlay and access a host of special features. From the app you can check your claim status, or contact our support team. Secure document sharing will make managing…

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Look to the Future: the Graduation Speech of Employee Healthcare

By Sarah Johnson / June 8, 2016

Congratulation employers! You have just graduated from the school of hard knocks for medical benefit coverage for your team! Ladies and gentlemen, tonight we are celebrating the significant accomplishments healthcare coverage, while keeping your books in the black. In the past we have had many…adventures. We have lived. We have learned. But now, different things…

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Closed for System Updates

By Sarah Johnson / May 25, 2016

We are doing a network system update over Memorial Day weekend and our systems will be down for maintenance from Thursday May 26th at 5:00 pm MST until 8:00am Tuesday May 31 MST, 2016. If you need more details please do not hesitate to call. You can reach us during regular business hours through Thursday…

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Cost-Sharing Limits for plan year 2017 and DOL’s FAQ Part 31

By Sarah Johnson / April 26, 2016

HHS has released its Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017; Final Rule. The benefit and payment parameter for 2017 final rule will begin for plan years beginning on, or after, January 1, 2017. Annual Limitation on Cost Sharing: The 2017 maximum annual limitation on cost sharing is $7,150 for individual coverage and $14,300…

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We are on the move!

By Sarah Johnson / February 24, 2016

MBA is on the move! We are moving to new facilities to allow for our growth. Please be AWARE that we will be moving our offices and we will close from 3:00pm (MST) Thursday, February 25, 2016 and will re-open Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 8:00am (MST). Limited services may be available Monday February 29…

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ACA Reporting Requirements

By Sarah Johnson / January 7, 2016

Staying in the know is a crucial component to running a successful business. Last week the U.S. Treasury and the IRS announced an ACA reporting requirements extension for distributing information to employees. While the IRS is prepared to receive documentation of health coverage by employers, because of feedback from businesses, the required deadlines to report…

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MBA Benefit Administrators shines new light on solutions to the runaway healthcare costs crisis.

By Sarah Johnson / January 7, 2016

Sometimes history provides the best perspective and subsequently solutions to life’s most challenging problems, for example runaway healthcare costs. Read on to learn a history lesson on the beginning of PPO networks and how the disconnect between medical services and the cost of service were born. The future is best planned for by looking in…

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Don’t Be Caught Unaware, the Cadillac Tax Is Waiting To Time In

By Sarah Johnson / December 2, 2015

It’s all about taxes. According to the Affordable Care Act of 2010, requiring the purchase of a product is illegal, but mandating a tax for not purchasing that product is legal. At this point, as a business owner, insurance broker, or HR professional, you have weathered the first season of regulations that have come, but…

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The ACA's Cadillac Tax is unrolling soon.

Don’t Be Caught Unaware, the Cadillac Tax Is Waiting To Time In

By Sarah Johnson / November 26, 2015

It’s all about taxes. According to the Affordable Care Act of 2010, requiring the purchase of a product is illegal, but mandating a tax for not purchasing that product is legal. At this point, as a business owner, insurance broker, or HR professional, you have weathered the first season of regulations that have come, but…

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