“You are the salt of the earth. But remember that salt is useful when in association, but useless in isolation.”
― Israelmore Ayivor
Association Health Plans (AHP) were a major focus of President Trump’s October 12th Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States. Before the beginning of next year, the President has ordered the Department of Labor to come up with guidelines that allow for both for-profit and not-for-profit businesses that are members of an association to obtain group health insurance. The order gives guidance that the Labor Secretary should consider allowing associations to seek coverage outside the confines of the state.
If you are a small-to-medium-size business owner or HR Director and a member of an association, you should contact BenefitCorp to see if you have new options for your employees. Employer-sponsored health care is rapidly changing. Make sure your company is making the most of it.