Useful Links

HEALTHCARE REFORM & LEGISLATION

www.healthcare.gov - Federal website on health insurance and the changes as a result of recent legislation

www.dol.gov/ebsa - Model notices for lifetime limits, grandfathered plans, and health coverage for young adults

www.nahu.org - National Association of Health Underwriters, a professional organization comprised of individuals and businesses in the health insurance industry with an objective of educating and protecting the consumer

www.cms.gov - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a federal agency

Healthcare Reform: What it Means to You - Northrim Benefits Group Compass Piece on Healthcare Reform

Tax Penalty Calculator - How big is the ACA tax penalty?

GENERAL INSURANCE

www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ins - Alaska Division of Insurance

www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ins/Consumers/AlaskaConsumerGuide.aspx - Alaska Insurance Consumer Guide

www.treasury.gov/resource-center/faqs/Taxes/Pages/Health-Savings-Accounts.aspx - Government website with detailed information about Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p502.pdf - IRS publication 502: Medical and Dental Expenses

www.healthcarebluebook.com - A free consumer guide to help you determine fair pricing for certain medical services based on your geographic location

www.fairhealthconsumer.org - A national independent, not-for-profit Corporation whose mission is to bring transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information through comprehensive data products and consumer resources

HUMAN RESOURCES & COMPLIANCE

www.dol.gov/ebsa - Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration

www.shrmalaska.shrm.org - Anchorage Society for Human Resource Management

www.shrm.org - National Society for Human Resource Management

WORKSITE WELLNESS PLANNING & RESOURCES

www.welcoa.org - Wellness Council of America, lots of free resources

www.cdc.gov/sustainability/worksitewellness - Centers for Disease Control website on worksite wellness

www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/resources/guide.htm - Resources on breastfeeding in the workplace

www.usbreastfeeding.org - Resources on breastfeeding