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    Topic: Healthcare

    2023 ACA Compliance Updates: What You Need to Know
    Picture of Aidan Farrish Aidan Farrish | November 14, 2022

    Keeping current on Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance can be tricky—increasing penalties raise the stakes even higher for employers. In 2023, HR...

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    CVS Acquires Signify Health, Expanding Access to Value-Based Care
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | September 14, 2022

    A hundred years ago, close to half of all doctor’s visits in the U.S. were house calls—physicians meeting patients in the patient’s home for...

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    Amazon Solidifies Healthcare Footprint with One Medical Acquisition
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | July 25, 2022

    Amazon has been steadily increasing its footprint within the healthcare industry with one well-timed purchase or partnership after the other. Now...

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    Amazon Care Plans to Expand into 20 More Cities in 2022
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | February 24, 2022

    Amazon Care entered the healthcare market in 2019 to service Amazon’s own Seattle-based employees’ healthcare needs. From there, they expanded their...

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    Mark Cuban’s New Online Pharmacy Aimed at Curbing Drug Pricing
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | January 26, 2022

    Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, is perhaps best known for his tenure on the popular television...

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    What is a Catastrophic Health Plan and What Does it Cover?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | January 24, 2022

    HR professionals are responsible for curating and implementing employer-sponsored insurance plans. Due to the complex nature of health insurance, it...

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    Amazon Continues Expansion into Healthcare: What's Next?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | January 24, 2022

    Amazon has quickly become one of the most prominent organizations in the world. Now it appears they may be taking things to a whole new level. After...

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    Can I Contribute to an HSA if My Spouse Has an FSA?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 16, 2021

    HSAs and FSAs are similar, yet different types of health plans. They are both intended to offer people a tax-advantaged means of paying for health...

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    Is Telehealth a Lock for the Future of Healthcare?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 10, 2021

    Telehealth is a measure that gained large-scale appeal amidst the COVID pandemic. Used initially as a tool for curbing the infection rates, it has...

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    Final 2021 1094-C, 1095-C ACA Reporting Forms Issued by IRS
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | November 9, 2021

    The IRS recently released final versions of the 2021 Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms, which include 1094-C and 1095-C. What should employers know...

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