Arlene Weintraub

Arlene Weintraub

Arlene Weintraub has over fifteen years of experience writing about health care, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology and the author of a book on the anti-aging industry, Selling the Fountain of Youth (Basic Books, 2010).She has been published in USA Today, US News & World Report, Technology Review, and other media outlets. She was previously a senior health writer for BusinessWeek.

Your 2015 Obamacare Planner
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Your 2015 Obamacare Planner

Complying is complicated. Feel less overwhelmed with these tips and insights.
The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround
Obamacare

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax
Obamacare

Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax

Industry leaders worry tax can dampen growth and innovation.
Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.
Obamacare

Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.

The Supreme Court hears arguments tomorrow on whether for-profit businesses can enjoy some exemptions to the healthcare law that non-profits do.
Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?
Obamacare

Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?

A battle between Hobby Lobby and the U.S. Supreme Court underscores the mounting fines that some companies might face for health reform non-compliance.
Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now
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Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now

After a spate of health reform delays, we outline what you're up against.
Prepping for Obamacare? Why Not Every Business Should Shift to Part-Timers.
Growth Strategies

Prepping for Obamacare? Why Not Every Business Should Shift to Part-Timers.

If you're thinking of shifting your workforce to part-timers, ask yourself these questions first.
Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses
Growth Strategies

Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

What fledgling healthcare entrepreneurs learned from Steve Blank's Lean LaunchPad might surprise you.
Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.
Growth Strategies

Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.

Run by members, not shareholders, health co-ops might offer a strong alternative to small businesses weighing their coverage alternatives.
Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help
Growth Strategies

Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help

December enrollment deadlines for many health plans – including Obamacare's new SHOP exchanges – are looming. Signup can be tricky and complex, but we help you navigate your choices.
Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In
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Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In

Health reform's roll-out has had its problems, but three economists feel it still has a chance to boost small business growth.
Is Mass Customization the Future of Retail?
Growth Strategies

Is Mass Customization the Future of Retail?

Letting your customer into the design process can boost engagement – and profits.
HealthCare.gov: Your Reminder Not To Skimp on Quality Assurance
Technology

HealthCare.gov: Your Reminder Not To Skimp on Quality Assurance

You might be tempted to cut time for QA, but it could doom your next project. We explore the site's sober takeaways for any digital entrepreneur.
Readying for Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges
Growth Strategies

Readying for Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges

The insurance exchange for companies opens November 1. Don't let delays keep you from weighing all your company's healthcare options.
Big Companies' Reactions to Health Reform
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Big Companies' Reactions to Health Reform

Obamacare sparks health-care changes at blue chip companies.