Taylor Benefits has more than 25 years of experience providing group healthcare insurance plans for residents of New York State. We provide customized group health plans using a variety of insurance providers. Our independence enables us to offer health insurance coverage to suit our clients’ needs.
Get the coverage you need and want with a custom healthcare plan. We provide the following healthcare insurance options with any health plan.
For a free consultation with no obligation to buy, contact Taylor Benefits today. We can assess your healthcare insurance needs and match specific services to you. Our knowledgeable staff will research every angle to find the healthcare policies, mandates, and more that apply to your group and to your needs.
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Under the ACA, health insurance plans are required to cover certain services designated to serve your personal needs. These are:
No matter the type of service delivery system, it must accommodate the subscriber’s access to these vital components. In New York, there is an additional list of required services that an insurer must offer. The list varies depending on whether the delivery is via an individual or commercial plan or an HMO:
Small companies in a competitive market like New York may want to consult a broker at Taylor Benefits Insurance for guidance on establishing a health insurance program for employees.
While the ACA doesn’t mandate participation or a special enrollment period, health insurance is a desired benefit that can help attract the top talent your company needs. In addition, small businesses are entitled to use the SHOP platform to access specially designed small business health plans and apply for tax credits.
New York’s private employers must provide time off for illness to employees. Some employees are eligible for paid time while others are not. The distinction and the amount of time available depend partly on the company’s size and net income.
New York employees are also entitled to ten weeks of family leave during any 52 weeks, paid at sixty percent of their average weekly wage. Employees can take family leaves in connection with childbirth, adoption, or other family reasons.
New York has a new Secure Choice Savings Program Act to promote IRA participation, but it has not yet been implemented.
New York State is more accommodating to group healthcare insurance plans than some other states. Some other states require groups of 50 or more to purchase group plans. In contrast, group insurance is available for groups of 2-100 New York residents.
All group insurance plans provide essential health benefits like outpatient care, maternity care, rehabilitative devices, preventive services, and more. Although many individuals seeking group health care insurance are employers looking for small business and employee plans, you do not need to be an employer to purchase a group plan. One advantage to the New York stance on group eligibility is that it allows smaller groups to benefit from access to group coverage.
With affordable coverage available on the state exchange from the New York Department of Health, which can be viewed here, Taylor Benefits can create a group insurance plan that works for you and your wallet. Group plans provide health insurance coverage at the best prices, a winning combination that will take care of the health care needs of you and your group.
To view essential plan information for New York residents, please see this resource provided by the New York State Department of Health.
Learn more about employee benefit packages.
An employer-sponsored or employer-sponsored group health insurance plan covers the healthcare needs of New York employees and their dependents.
Large group health plans are available for any business or organization with 50 or more full-time employees.
Small uninsured organizations are exempt from the law’s requirement that large group health insurers spend less money on profit management and marketing. A large group health plan must spend 85 percent of premiums on medical treatment and quality efforts, leaving only 15 percent of premiums to cover administrative, marketing, and profit expenses.
The cost of offering health insurance to employees is partly influenced by the plans available to small business owners. According to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, annual premiums for individual coverage will be $7,470, and for a family plan, $21,342.
Small firms routinely ask their employees to contribute to the cost of group health insurance because the employer usually covers it. Last year, employees contributed an average of 17% of the cost of single coverage and 27% of the family coverage.
Small businesses and giant corporations may benefit from offering employees a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits for employees may be expected in your industry. In addition, these other incentives can help you stand out from your competitors and attract superior personnel.
There are six basic types of employee benefits packages:
It’s impossible to estimate the cost of your benefits plan without meeting with a professional and discussing your specific requirements. However, in general terms, the price of your health and employee benefits package will be determined by the size of your company and the breadth of your plan.
First and foremost, the size of your firm and the number of employees receiving many benefits will determine the cost of your insurance plan. Secondly, it is essential to have a well-thought-out strategy in place. You’ll have to spend more per employee for a plan with better coverage and benefits. In New York State, the average annual employer contribution to the cost of group healthcare coverage is $6,500 per employee.
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