Category Archives: Health Care

Mandatory Health Insurance Will Begin in 2014

Beginning in 2014 the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (the health care legislation sometimes known as Obama Care) will impose the new requirement that U.S. persons, with certain exceptions, have minimal, essential health care insurance. A minimum essential health … Continue reading

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Illinois Sales Tax for Optometrists

Illinois sales tax is handled differently for optometrists who sell products as part of their practice, than it is for retailers who only sell product. The issue is more complicated for Illinois optometrists because of the nature of their practice. … Continue reading

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Reimbursing Employees for Health Insurance

Many small businesses do not have a group health insurance plan in place for their employees. Yet, as an added benefit, employers may want to reimburse all or a portion of the individual health plan that the employee maintains and … Continue reading

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New Regulations Provide More Insight to Health Care Reform

The Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services recently issued regulations to implement a new Patient’s Bill of Rights as part of the Health Care Reform Act.  The major initial provisions include the following: INSURANCE FOR UNINSURED AMERICANS … Continue reading

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