HR Magazine

Healthcare Reform Special Section: Rethinking Brokers

As leaders of a rapidly growing company, executives at American Advisors Group have faced challenges when it comes to employee health benefits. “We currently have only about 20 percent of our employees enrolled in the coverage the company offers,” says Rebecca Pacillas, vice president of human resources. The affordable coverage and shared responsibility requirement under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have the potential to create unpleasant financial consequences unless the Orange, Calif.-based company makes significant changes to its health benefits.

That’s why Pacillas is working closely with a benefits broker to quantify those financial consequences…

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