Whatever happened to the SIMPLE plans?

Marrion, Jack
September 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;9/28/98, Vol. 102 Issue 39, p8
Focuses on developments concerning the United States Savings Incentive Match Plans for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE) plan for the insurance industry. Effectivity under the 1996 Small Business Jobs Protection Act; Overview of SIMPLE plans; Response of insurance companies and vendors.


Related Articles

  • 2 sides square off over how to expand workers' insurance. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;10/06/97, Vol. 33 Issue 39, p1 

    Reports on the involvement of two opposing groups in the debate over how to make insurance affordable to small businesses in the United States. Small-business advocates' contentions about the benefits of letting small companies join forces; Regulators, consumer groups and insurers' concerns...

  • Small business ripe for alternative market.  // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;May98, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p82 

    Reports on the entry of small business groups into the insurance alternative market in the United States. Role of small business groups; Contributing factors that make the alternative market attractive; Value of investment.

  • Small business market seen as lucrative. Moore, Michael O'D. // American Banker;10/26/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 205, p8A 

    Focuses on insuring American small businesses. Coverage for the workers and business liabilities; Extension of a bank relationship; Appeal of different coverages for employers.

  • Traditional plan for small business.  // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;03/16/98, Issue 322277, p12 

    Presents a typical health insurance plan for small businesses.

  • New insurance concept healthy option for small businesses. Stevens, Janice // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;07/27/98, Issue 322334, p12 

    Focuses on the advantages of medical savings accounts (MSA) as a health insurance option for small businesses in the United States. Features of an MSA; Forecast on the health needs of the aging population in regard to medical savings account according to Timothy Curley, regional vice president...

  • Patients' rights bill still faces hurdles. Faris, Jack // Las Vegas Business Press;8/27/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 35, p5 

    Comments on the limitations of the Patients' Bill of Rights in the U.S. Collection in the amount of damages from health management organization; Problem with insurance affordability among small-business owners; Negative consequences of an expensive insurance coverage.

  • Bush offers small business health insurance options. Faris, Jack // Las Vegas Business Press;05/22/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p5 

    Comments on Texas Governor and United States Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush's health insurance reform proposal. Pledge to allow small businesses to band together across state lines to purchase insurance from bona fide trade associations; How Association Health Plans (AHP) will...

  • The power of pooling. Maynard, Roberta // Nation's Business;Mar95, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p16 

    Focuses on the establishment of voluntary purchasing pool as a trend in American small business enterprises to comply with health insurance requirements. Health care plans available in different states; Reason for the popularity of alliances; Types of pooling arrangement; Price and choice of...

  • Poll: Small firms wary of offering health benefits. Schwartz, Matthew P. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;10/10/94, Vol. 98 Issue 41, p27 

    Reports on the findings of a survey conducted by the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan on the provision of health insurance by small companies in the United States. Factors that deter small companies from providing health insurance to their workers; Reform measures which...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics