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The Open Solution Transforms Healthcare Options For Businesses

By Sarah Johnson / September 16, 2014

MBA has been managing group health insurance for more than 30 years. In that time, medical technology, scientific research and community lifestyle trends have impacted both the onset and treatment of illnesses. Government regulations have transformed the way healthcare is managed and provided.  Through all of that MBA has created innovative, systematic approach to promoting…

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Looming 2015 HealthCare Deadlines Prompts Swift Action

By Sarah Johnson / September 16, 2014

The Affordable Care Act was the brain child of President Obama, passed by Congress, and upheld by the Supreme Court. After modifications, provisions and set backs, all of those mysterious Obama Care regulations are transitioning from evening news headlines, to task lists and action items on the part of every medium to large business across…

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Obamacare Pushed Back

By Sarah Johnson / July 16, 2013

The Obama Administration unexpectedly announced a one-year delay in the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The employer mandate says businesses with 50 or more full-time employees must provide health insurance or pay fines starting at $2,000 per employee starting in 2015. There will be no fines for employees already covered. The employer…

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How Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA Effects the Affordable Care Act

By Sarah Johnson / July 16, 2013

Legally married same-sex couples in the U.S. are now considered families and can enroll their spouses in federal health benefit plans. The Supreme Court overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, citing equal protection principles. Now, if gay and lesbian spouses get married in the District of Columbia or any of the 12…

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Utah Slated for Two Exchange Programs

By Sarah Johnson / June 6, 2013

The Affordable Care Act will require most Americans to have health coverage by January of 2014. Each state has their own unique health insurance exchange, which is an online portal where insurance plans can be reviewed and purchased which are in compliance with the new federal mandates. In Utah, Governor Gary Herbert just received approval…

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Exchange Notice Guidelines In Effect Oct. 1, 2013

By Sarah Johnson / June 6, 2013

Under the Affordable Care Act, employers are required to give their employees information about their health care options. Beginning October 1, 2013 employers are required to give out the information provided in this notice to all existing employees, as well as all future employees at the time they are hired. Employers must provide a notice…

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Choose Your Own Affordable Care Act Adventure

By Sarah Johnson / April 3, 2013

Does your company have at least 50 full-time equivalent employees? If so, providing health coverage is a new requirement beginning in 2014 according to the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obama Care. Wading through the information about the ACA can seem like a daunting task.  MBA is a Third Party Administrator who helps guide…

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PRESS RELEASE: ONE COMPANY SAVES EMPLOYERS BIG MONEY IN THE FACE OF THE ACA

By Sarah Johnson / February 21, 2013

CONTACT: MBA C.E.O. Phyllis Merrill               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 1-800-877-3727 Email: phyllis@mba.to ONE COMPANY SAVES EMPLOYERS BIG MONEY IN THE FACE OF THE ACA Thursday, February 21, 2013, MURRAY, Utah—The Affordable Care Act is the biggest change and toughest challenge for business owners in recent history, but a Murray company is…

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Five Initiatives TPA’s Should be Dealing with for Employers

By Sarah Johnson / February 21, 2013

Five Initiatives TPA’s Should be Dealing with for Employers as a Result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Top Concerns Registered by Employers Since Nov. 2012 Understanding Options Open to Employers to “Optimize” Benefit Plan Design under the ACA. Many Employers Believe Pay or Play are the Only Options. Mandates are effective 1-°©-1-°©-14. Rules on…

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Employer ACA Exchange Notice Requirement Delayed

By Sarah Johnson / February 21, 2013

Employer ACA Exchange Notice Requirement Delayed Posted by Rick Lindquist According to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), starting March 1, 2013, employers must inform all current employees and any new hires after this date about the existence of the exchange in their state and how employees can access it. The notification must include: Written notice informing employees…

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