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Health Care Reform - The New Reality for PEOs

The End of Denial for Employee Leasing and PEO Companies?

NAPEO, The National Association for Professional Employer Organizations has published on their website napeo.org an announcement entitled;


I had to clean my glasses. This is an industry where many of it’s owners and executives, (over 98% of all employee leasing companies and PEOs are privately held) have fought health care reform every step of the way. Large contributions were made to The National Federation of Independent Business, The Chamber of Commerce, (click on this link to see the NFIB position) and a host of Republican PACs and lobbyists. We reported on their attitudes and views about Health Care Reform and the PPACA in our earlier blog post Want to Repeal Health Insurance Reform, Not Likely!!!.

NAPEO President and CEO Pat Cleary is quoted as saying “PEOs are already the go-to source for small businesses looking for help in preparing for and complying with the healthcare benefits changes brought on by reform, so we feel we have an important role to play as the implementation of the ACA proceeds” and offered its industry’s expertise as the Obama administration moves forward with implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Only time will tell if NAPEO, and the industry as a whole embraces Health Care Reform or not. My opinion is that the PPACA is one more reason small business owners should consider the services of proactive, qualified and responsible employee leasing companies and professional employer organizations.


Employers Rx Debuts Benefits & Perks Portals at NAPEO

Introduces PEO Portals for Increased Client Retention & Revenue

Employee management consulting firm Employers Rx LLC will be attending the 2010 National Association of Professional Employer Organization’s annual conference. The company is among over 70 exhibitors that will set up shop at NAPEO’s marketplace for three days. The list of exhibitors includes a who’s who of industry leaders. All the major insurance carriers including AEtna, Aon, Humana, Lexington, MassMutual, Met Life, Sunz Insurance, Transamerica and Wells Fargo will be represented. Employers Rx company founder Bruce Silver will be on hand in booth 422, where he will be showcasing several revenue enhancing client retention tools that raise the level of service for employer service companies

Joining Bruce at the event is industry sales veteran, Rod Diekema, owner of PEO.com LLC, and developer of internet website PEO.com, which is recognized as the leading web portal for small and mid sized companies searching for HR outsourcing and professional employer services. Also attending the conference is Matthew Zinser, Employer Services Development Director for Liazon Corporation. Matt will be introducing Liazon’s award winning Bright Choices benefits portal, which transforms the way health insurance and employee benefits are purchased and delivered.

This year, NAPEO’s Professional Employer Conference and Marketplace takes place in the home of the Alamo, beautiful and historical San Antonio, Texas.  HRO and PEO executives from across the country will attend the 3 day event held at the JW Marriot San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa on September 27 - 29. The conference attracts representatives from over 300 national and regional payroll administrators, employee leasing companies, HR outsourcing and professional employer organizations.

Visit us at the NAPEO Marketplace in booth 422.

Stop by and win a chance to take home our company mascot Willie, the “Will Do” duck.

We hope to see you there.