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.

Focus E-Newsletter

Read our latest Focus e-newsletter, or view past Focus releases:

SoundAdvice

Winter 2013

  • All About Exchanges
  • Exploring Your Options
  • Tips for Making the Transition
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Education Seminars    Think Local

Employee Benefits

Reinsurance Fee Contribution Form Due Nov. 17, 2014

Entities required to pay reinsurance fees under the ACA must submit a contribution form reporting their enrollment count for the year to HHS. Because the Nov. 15 regulatory deadline for 2014 is a Saturday, HHS extended the deadline to Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in an FAQ. The contribution form became available via www.pay.gov on Oct. 24, 2014. This Health Care Reform Bulletin provides an overview of the reinsurance fee contribution form requirement.

HHS Guidance on Same-sex Marriage and HIPAA Privacy Compliance

The HHS issued guidance explaining how the 2013 Supreme Court decision regarding the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) affects certain provisions under the HIPAA Privacy Rule. This Compliance Bulletin outlines that guidance.

Navigate Uncharted Waters with an Experienced Crew

The passing of the Affordable Care Act has pushed employers to face a swiftly changing course in an ocean of different options. Fortunately, private exchanges such as Liazon's Bright Choices have sailed these seas before. View this video more how you can partner with StoudtAdvisors to navigate these uncharted waters. To see the entire infographic, click here.

Human Resource

HSA Employee Guide

Are your employees confused about Health Savings Accounts? This HSA Guide explains what health savings accounts are and how they work, discusses why they are a good choice and provides several HSA case studies.

Benefit Buzz

This month's Benefits Buzz gives an overview of the final rule that expands the definition of excepted benefits, the IRS proposed approach for pay-or-play measurement period changes and the Marketplace open enrollment dates.

Wellness

November Newsletter

In this month's issue we examine facts about the Ebola virus, how to have a healthier (yet just as special) Thanksgiving meal and tips for lowering your energy bill during the fall and winter.

Ebola

This flyer provides a brief history of the Ebola virus and an in-depth discussion of the symptoms, transmission, treatment and prevention of the virus.