Thursday, September 26, 2013

October 1 Deadline ACA Health Insurance Marketplace Notices

Most businesses – including optometric practices – are required by the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) to notify their employees about the new Health Insurance Marketplace by Oct. 1, 2013. Whether you have two employees or 100, if you are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), you must provide this Health Insurance Marketplace Notice.

Employers must provide these Health Insurance Marketplace notices to all full-time and part-time employees, regardless of eligibility or enrollment in health care plans. Practices also must give the notices to all new hires within 14 days of employment beginning October 1.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Executive Director - National Search

The Pennsylvania Optometric Association (POA), a non-profit professional organization representing 1,200 doctors of optometry, is seeking an executive director.  POA advocates for and provides benefits to its member optometrists, and advances eye and vision care for the citizens of Pennsylvania. Candidates must have experience in membership development, finance, legislative, non-dues revenue and third party payer issues. The executive director works closely with the Board and manages staff, and must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders, including members, legislators, third party payer representatives, allied health professionals and paraoptometric staff. Doctor of Optometry degree preferred but not necessary. Position available January 1, 2015. Submit curriculum vitae to attn: Ilene, Pennsylvania Optometric Association, 218 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 by October 31, 2013.