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The Road to Reform

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

The Road to Reform

From United Health Care   At UnitedHealthcare, our goal is to help people live healthier lives How? Providing innovative and affordable choices in the health benefit plans we offer. Focusing on the quality of service we deliver. And, making health benefit plans easy to understand and simple to administer. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the Act) brings significant and sweeping changes to how Americans access and pay for health care. And while change is good, it can be challenging. We are navigating these changes...

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Five Myths About HSAs

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Five Myths About HSAs

Common Misconceptions Five False Impressions Here are five of the most common myths and the responses you can use to help your clients understand the advantages of these accounts. Number One: My employees won’t accept HSA plans ~ they’re too complicated. While it’s true that this type of health plan can be a bit more complex than a traditional plan, it can be well worth it for employers. Clients need to know more about how the programs work and what costs they can expect. The plan offers important costs savings for both the employer and...

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Employee Health Insurance Cost Rising Again

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

Employee Health Insurance Cost Rising Again

By Sandra Block, USA TODAY Reprints & Permissions Good health is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only do you feel better, you probably paid less for health insurance than some of your co-workers. In recent years, many large employers have passed on the rising cost of health insurance in the form of higher deductibles and co-payments — costs borne primarily by those who use health care. Employees continue to face rising health care insurance costs as incomes have remained stagnant. This year, though, the pain will be shared, according...

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Health Care Reform Creates Tax Credit for Small Businesses

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Health Care Reform Creates Tax Credit for Small Businesses

A state whose economy is built by entrepreneurs, Arizona is home to thousands of small businesses. These vital economic engines recently received good news from the Internal Revenue Service: there are immediate benefits for small businesses included in the recent federal health care reform legislation. Beginning this year, companies with fewer than 25 employees will be eligible for a potentially sizable tax credit. The windfall couldn’t come at a better time for small business owners, as the recession continues to hamper growth and firms...

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Welcome to Sonoran Benefits

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Welcome | Comments Off

Welcome to Sonoran Benefits

Established in 2006, Sonoran Benefits, LLC is an independent employee benefits insurance agency specializing in group and individual health and life insurance. Our mission is to afford our clients the best value, while providing personal customer service and exceptional claims support. We actively analyze the insurance marketplace on your behalf, to find the most competitive quality plans. Buying health insurance is not about buying the lowest cost health plan available. Buying over the internet may not give you all the information you need to...

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