Bukaty Blog

Open enrollment is almost here

As you may be aware, a lot has happened in the world of health insurance over the past 12 months. There has been so much confusion surrounding “repeal and replace” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many are wondering if individuals not qualified for a special enrollment period still need to wait...

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How secure is your data?

You can never be too careful when it comes to the privacy and security of your precious data, as the recent Equifax security breach -- which affected the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada, from mid-May into July, exposing names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver’s...

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[Infographic] Obamacare penalties for 2017

Well, there's good news and bad news. First, the good news.

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2017 Open Enrollment deadlines approaching

Open enrollment season is upon us and the deadlines to choose a 2017 healthcare plan will be here before we know it.

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Auto insurance rates on the rise

Now is the time to compare.

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Do you qualify for a special enrollment period?

Work projects, bills to be paid, and really good retail sales. What do they all have in common? Deadlines.

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[Infographic] Politics and your health care

As Election Day approaches, both democratic and republican candidates are scrambling to gain momentum. Provisions to the U.S. Health Care system have been proposed by each campaign in hopes of attracting supporters from their opponents. Your health care plan might look very different come...

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UnitedHealthcare pulling out of California PPACA market

Another one bites the dust.

A leading insurance company in the U.S., UnitedHeathcare, recently announced that it will no longer be offering plans within California's insurance exchange.

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[Infographic] Increased penalties for 2016

Most people wish they could avoid buying health insurance plans. Why not dodge the costs of insurance and save a little money for say…a new car?

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Federal district court rules against Obama administration

It’s been 6 years since the passing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the House of Representatives has been battling the Obama administration ever since. As tensions regarding health care reform grew, the House took a legal step in 2014, filing a lawsuit that attempted to hold President...

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BUKATY PODCAST

Episode 4: The power of data analytics

Data analytics can serve as a powerful cost-containment tool for your organization's benefit program. Done right, analytics can illuminate the origin of high health care costs and opportunities for improvement. This episode will examine what it means to analyze data and how a proper analysis can benefit your business.

Episode 3: Understanding reference-based pricing

Reference-based pricing has become a popular strategy to control employer health care costs. Listen to this episode to gain a greater understanding of how this cost-saving strategy can lower reimbursement amounts and overall health care spending.

Episode 2: Busting narrow network myths

Narrow network plans can sound restrictive, but the reality is these plans are a valuable option for many groups. They have the potential to offer up to 20% savings on employee health insurance. 

Episode 1: DOL Revives Overtime Discussion

The Department of Labor's 2019 regulatory agenda will revisit issues related to overtime compensation that were shelved in the  early days of the Trump Administration.