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Small Business Workplace Trends for 2018

By: Laura Butler, February 9, 2018

Each year, our team of advisors identify trends emerging in the workplace. And since many challenges are unique to small businesses, we’ve outlined several trends we see coming to fruition in 2018.

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Sorting Through the Noise of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

By: Katy Stowers, December 21, 2017

December 20 was a big day in Washington and across the country with the passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The controversial legislation passed both houses of Congress strictly along partisan lines, and President Trump is expected to sign it in the coming days.

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Anthem and MDwise to Exit Individual Insurance Exchange Market in Indiana

By: Ben Fuelberth, June 27, 2017

Last week Anthem and MDwise announced that they’ll both exit the insurance exchange market in 2018, only one year after UnitedHealthcare exited. The departure by Anthem and MDwise will leave Hoosiers in most areas of the state with two carrier options for 2018 – CareSource Indiana, Inc. and Celtic Insurance Co. which sells policies under the name of Managed Health Services (MHS) in the state of Indiana.

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Will the Better Care Reconciliation Act Replace the ACA?

By: Ben Fuelberth, June 23, 2017

It’s been a big week for news on health care! News of changes in Indiana’s individual market have certainly provided a good deal of fodder for discussion among individuals and benefits professionals alike. We’ll be sharing more about those impacts as we continue to monitor the changes. For now, let’s turn our focus to the story that’s playing out on a national stage this week.

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2017 Trends and Healthcare Reform [Video]

By: Paul Ashley, May 23, 2017

The state of health care is constantly changing, especially now with the Trump Administration in full effect. FirstPerson Managing Director and General Counsel, Katy Stowers, shares trending updates centered around the Affordable Care Act and what this might mean for employers. Watch the video or read the transcript below to learn more.

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