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Hospitality Health Care Solutions

To visit the WRA Hospitality Health Care Solutions web portal, click here. To speak with a WRA Health Care solutions provider – click here. Way back in 2010, employers were looking at


Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements

Part One – Important Notice: Please note that now that the Trump administration is in office, there is a strong possibility that there will be major changes to the Affordable


Minimum essential coverage and essential health benefits, minimum value, and actuarial value

To connect with a WRA Minimum Essential Coverage specialist for your company call 360-956-7279 There are several terms in the Affordable Care Act that sound similar and therefore cause some

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Healthcare 101: Key Buzzwords Defined

The health care reform measure that was signed into law in 2010 contributed dozens of new buzz-phrases to the vernacular of health care, including employer mandate, individual mandate, Cadillac plans, and full-time equivalents (FTEs).

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ACA 2016: Reporting requirements

More than five years after its enactment, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to be one of the top concerns for employers, and rightly so: the ACA is one of

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Hospitality manager leaves wallet on table in policy deliberations

For the fourth consecutive year, managing the cost of providing health care to employees is the biggest challenge facing employers in today’s corporate climate, according a survey of benefits and

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ACA: Nothing changes in 2017

The ACA Employer Mandate / Employer Penalty, originally set to begin in 2014, was delayed until 2015 / 2016. ObamaCare’s “employer mandate” is a requirement that all businesses with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTE) provide health insurance to at least 95% of their full-time employees and dependents up to age 26, or pay a fee. ($2,000 per employee)

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5 trends in 2015 open enrollment

Each year, employers and their benefit partners tweak their strategies to fit their employees’ needs. Health care reform continues to shape the marketplace—along with rising costs and an appreciation for

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The big three: What keeps Washington state’s HR managers up at night.

In hospitality, the quality of your staff—and how they welcome and serve your guests—can make or break your business.

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Offering minimum health coverage saves big

The WRA has designed an insurance product that walks large employers through providing Minimum Essential Coverage to employees. If you qualify as a large employer, and are not aware of the benefits of providing MEC (savings, reporting compliance, and fine avoidance), then visit here to connect with a restaurant health insurance specialist. In the meantime, read up below, wrap your mind around your options, and get the ball rolling towards safe, intelligent, and moving saving insurance administration before its too late and you are on the hook for big fines.

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Getting ACA Compliant for 2016

Health insurance for hospitality: The H.I.H.I.T. program is a way for association members to purchase medical and dental insurance plans designed specifically for the hospitality industry and their employees.

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Is the ACA Driving You Crazy?

If you’re an employer in the hospitality industry who’s ripping their hair out over the Affordable Care Act, then HIHIT may be the answer to all your health insurance problems.

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Are You Ready for 2016? HIHIT Can Help

Are you having trouble finding group insurance plans that fit your needs as a hospitality employer? H.I.H.I.T. specializes in providing health insurance to restaurant and hotel employers.

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HIHIT: Meeting Restaurants’ Insurance Needs

HIHIT: Insurance plans managed by people who know the restaurant industry and tailored to provide you with the flexibility you need to succeed.

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IRS Affordable Care Act Virtual Presentation: Employer Shared Responsibility and Information Reporting

The WRA has recently introduced MEC, a minimum essential coverage product that is helping applicable employers meet the Employer Shared Responsibility mandate as well as the information reporting component. Watch