How to Handle Part-Time Employees Under ACA

A conference call held on Tuesday by an American Bar Association committee highlighted the need for employers to begin thinking about procedures for part time employees under the Affordable Care Act.  Attorney Henry Talavera told listeners on a conference call held by the ABA’s Joint Committee on Employee Benefits that employers should begin identifying part-time… Read more »

Essential Health Benefits Proposed Regs Released: What Do They Mean?

Yesterday, the Obama Administration released three proposed regulations dealing with essential health benefits and a number of provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) dealing with insurance plan requirements (see press release here and succinct summary here at the Kaiser Family Foundation site).  Why is this important news? The essential health benefits are those basic requirements… Read more »

Medical Associations Drive Meetings Industry

The Power of A has shown repeatedly that associations are driving the economic recovery through their meetings and conventions, but occasionally it is interesting to look at specific industries to see how specific types of associations are leaders within a field.  The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association did just that with the press release last… Read more »

Georgia Association Provides Free Dental Care During Clinic

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy On August 12 and 13, the Georgia Dental Association hosted a free clinic to provide dental care at no cost to low- and no-income Georgia adults. The program, dubbed “Georgia Mission of Mercy” (GMOM), has received national attention for the association’s efforts to… Read more »