WAIA Announces New Partnership – Effective October 1, 2015

Washington Automotive Industry Association (WAIA) is excited to announce a new partnership with Premera Blue Cross as its exclusive medical carrier. All groups requesting a quote will receive a renewal offer guaranteed for 12-months from October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016. This new partnership will offer current and future WAIA groups competitively priced medical […]

Sources of Reliable Health Care Reform Information

WAIA wants to help you keep connected to various sources of reliable information that will help you keep your business up to date with Health Reform in general and specifically in the state of Washington. Here are a number of Web site links to trusted organizations with up-to-date information on the implications of Healthcare Reform. […]

DOL Issues Model Exchange Notice and Sets Compliance Deadline

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, individuals and employees of small businesses will have access to insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance exchanges (Exchanges). Open enrollment under the Exchanges will begin on Oct. 1, 2013. ACA requires employers to provide all new hires and current employees with a written notice about ACA’s Exchanges. […]

Applying for Obama health care plan not easy

We finally get to see what the PPACA health care application will look like.  After reading the article I suppose it shouldn’t be a surprise to see such a complex form.  The latest in a series of “epic fails”. I think we are realizing that it’s not really “affordable,” for the budget or its would-be […]

NRF website sorts through health care reform requirements

A National Retail Federation website is a good resource for companies, large and small, working to plan and comply with expected national health care reforms.

What does the health care bill mean to me?

The health-care overhaul will change the way millions of Americans get health insurance and require nearly everyone to have health insurance or face penalties.  A number of factors – including income, age, location and family size – will determine how it specifically impacts your life.  The Washington Post has a very useful tool that estimates what it […]

Rental Car Insurance – What You Need To Know

What you need to know about Rental Car Insurance So, there you are.  Standing at the car rental counter after a long flight and delayed baggage claim, you are faced with a barrage of insurance choices, which seemingly never end.  You simply want to get on with your vacation or business trip.  Besides, your Super […]