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MBGH Talks with MBQ About How State Health Insurance Exchanges Impact Businesses

Cristie Upshaw Travis, CEO of Memphis Business Group on Health, talked with Richard Banks, blogger for the Memphis Business Quarterly's Business Minded Blog, about a critical component of healthcare reform, state health insurance exchanges, and how exchanges will impact Memphis businesses. Read the complete post to learn the basics about exchanges. Get information about how Tennessee is planning to implement exchanges by clicking "Health Insurance Exchange" tag at the end of this post... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, January 18, 2011 | 0 comments

MBGH Helps MBQ Get a Handle on What Health Reform Means to Business

Cristie Upshaw Travis, CEO of Memphis Business Group on Health, helps Richard Banks, blogger for the Memphis Business Quarterly's Business Minded Blog, get, what he refers to as, a "semblance of comprehension" about what health reform means for business. In this first installment of a series of postings on the realities of health reform, Banks talked with Travis about decisions both large and small employers are making now that "sidestep" some of the early provisions of health reform, at... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Thursday, January 13, 2011 | 0 comments

Health Reform Impact on Dental & Vision Benefits Depends on Structure

Segal's December 2010 Health Reform Insights focuses on the impact of health reform on dental and vision benefits. Segal finds that self-insured dental and vision plans that are NOT separately elected and paid ARE subject to health reform. However, exemptions ARE granted for dental and vision plans that have a participant election and contribution. Interestingly, the 2010 Dental Benefits Enrollment Report , shows a decline in dental benefit enrollment for the first time since... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, January 4, 2011 | 1 comments


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