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Nebraska Farm Bureau Announces New Health Plan

CURTIS THOMPSON, TAX MANAGER
In an effort to lower health costs within the agriculture industry, the Nebraska Farm Bureau has recently announced its new large group association health plan which aims to provide personalized healthcare coverage for farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses. This offering will allow qualifying members to enroll in affordable healthcare coverage for themselves, their families and their employees.
There are to be three plan options, which will include a standard copay plan, a higher deductible plan, and a lower premium co-insurance plan. Enrollment opens on October 1st and will end December 1st of 2018.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • 50% of gross income must be in production agriculture or agribusiness
  • Must have less than 50 employees
  • Full-time employees are eligible
  • Must be a Nebraska Farm Bureau member since 7/1/2018 to qualify for 2019
  • Must become a Farm Bureau member by 7/1/2019 to qualify for 2020

 


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CURTIS THOMPSON + TAX MANAGER

Curtis Thompson is a Tax Manager at Lutz with over seven years of experience in public accounting. His experience includes tax planning, consulting and compliance for individuals and closely-held businesses, as well as governmental audits.

AREAS OF FOCUS
AFFILIATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
  • Amerian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Certified Public Accountant
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  • BSBA, Peru State College, Peru, NE
COMMUNITY SERVICE
  • Hastings Give Day, Volunteer
  • Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Member

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