It was anticipated. It happened. The Republicans have taken control of the Senate. So what can benefit managers tell employees who are concerned about possible changes surrounding the Affordable Care Act?

James Slotnick, ‎advanced planning attorney, broker education at Sun Life Financial, has a simple answer: “It’s important to just be honest. Every year the cost of health insurance goes up. Let them know you’re aware of what’s going on in Washington, and you’ll do your best at keeping costs low.” But, he adds, changing the ACA might not be as easy as many may be led to believe.

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