Community Health Center


"Thank you, EmSpring, for finding the right plan for our CHC’s unique situation and criteria year after year. Your commitment to our satisfaction is why you stand out above other benefit advisors.”


Susan Chesbrough, PHR
Human Resource Director
Peninsula Community Health Services

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Welcome To EmSpring Corporation

EmSpring™ Corporation's employee benefits brokerage services emphasize creative health insurance and employee benefit plans for employers with as few as 20 lives in their group (and greater)We specialize in self-funded medical coverage plans, helping our Pacific Northwest (Washington State, Oregon or Idaho) employer clients design ACA-compliant employee benefit plans that attract and retain the best employees. A good employee benefits strategy costs less than employer penalties related to non-compliance with Health Care Reform's plan requirements.

We go beyond employee benefits, providing an HR HelpDesk, HR & Payroll Technology, HR Consulting and online Compliance tools that help you stay on top of day-to-day HR and Benefits responsibilities, plus plan for the future. Our EmSpring Benefits Marketplace is an online private exchange solution that allows employers to contribute a flat dollar amount to their employees health plans while also offering more health plan and employee benefit options.

If you're a Washington State, Oregon or Idaho employer, let's talk. As your employee benefits broker-of-record, we'll work with you to design an employee benefits plan that meets your needs.

Employee group benefits, and particularly health, life, disability and retirement benefits are unlike anything else people purchase and manage. Employee benefit plans that employers offer not only have a direct and often profound effect on the lives of employees and their families, they make a significant statement about the philosophy and culture of every employer organization. The advent of the Affordable Care Act hasn't changed that.

Latest News

Tax Time Tips: The Affordable Care Act & Individual Proof of Coverage

News article for EmSpring clients. The CPAs at EmSpring are receiving inquiries regarding the proof of coverage that employees need in order to complete their tax returns for 2014. This is to satisfy the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate to have health coverage for calendar year 2014.

Affordable Care Act: Top 5 Health Care Reform FAQs

Next month marks the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While many of the requirements for employers and group health plans are already in effect, the questions continue to roll in. Here's a look at five of the most common questions and answers surrounding the law:

January eletter is out! Proposed Changes to SBC, HR Resolutions, Webinars, No More Prior Health Coverage Certificates

We talk about Proposed rules for changes to the Summary of Benefits & Coverage, which include revisions to the SBC templates, instruction guides, uniform glossary, and other supporting materials. Also, did you know you no longer have to provide Certificates of Prior Health Coverage?

Legislative Brief | ERISA Compliance FAQs: Reporting and Disclosure Rules

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that sets minimum standards for employee benefit plans maintained by private-sector employers. ERISA includes requirements for both retirement plans (for example, 401(k) plans) and welfare benefit plans (for example, group health plans).