Stoudt AdvisorsWelcome to StoudtAdvisors

StoudtAdvisors is committed to being a trusted partner in the employee benefits arena. In these difficult economic times we continue to offer quality benefit choices at competitive rates. Our Hanover Area Chamber Healthcare Plan and the Susquehanna Healthcare Coalition each offer our clients discounted coverage options. Our extensive expertise with our private exchange,Bright Choices is a great solution for companies looking to managed their benefit budget while offering their employees more choices than ever before. So if you have 2 employees or 10,000 employees we have a solution for you.

We are passionate about cultivating long-term, meaningful relationships, by collaborating with our clients to plan, develop and implement a comprehensive, innovative benefits package that will maximize the health and well being of our client’s employees and its business. With over 200 years of combined knowledge in employee benefits, our staff is ready to put their experience to work for you.

We invite you to explore our website and discover the possibilities.

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Employee Benefits

Composite Rating for Small Group Employers

This Benefits Insights article explains how composite ratings are determined.

EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on ADA and Wellness Programs

On April 16, 2015, the EEOC released a proposed rule that provides long-awaited guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to employee wellness programs. The proposed rule includes parameters for permissible wellness program designs under the ADA, including the amount of incentives that can be offered. This Compliance Bulletin summarizes the EEOC’s proposed rule.

2014 Health Plan Design Benchmark Summary

This benchmarking summary provides a report on data gathered from a 2014 survey of employers from across the country. The summary features various plan design measures, segmented by industry, region, group size and plan type.

Human Resource

Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know

The Internal Revenue Service issued this publication (Publication 5200) on March 9, 2015, to highlight Affordable Care Act tax provisions that employers should be aware of.

HR Brief - May 2015

This brief gives an overview of a recent pregnancy discrimination ruling, summertime workplace considerations and EEOC lawsuits against several employer-sponsored wellness programs. .

Benefit Buzz

This month's Benefits Buzz covers the HHS final rule affecting the ACA for 2016, the increase in telemedicine popularity and the impact of the ACA on part-time employee hours.

Wellness

May Newsletter

This month's issue covers skin cancer prevention, resistance training, in-season produce and a recipe for sauteed veggies.

Healthy Food Options

Use this chart as a reference for selecting healthier food options when going out to eat or preparing foods at home.