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Jobs, Not Obamacare, Are Helping the Uninsured
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Before Americans start celebrating a drop in the number of uninsured, you first have to look behind the numbers.
April 17, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Weighing a Rollout of Benefits for Employees? 4 Tips for Startups to Consider

Weighing a Rollout of Benefits for Employees? 4 Tips for Startups to Consider

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Health insurance may not end up being as costly as you anticipate. Only 28 percent of small companies (with fewer than 10 workers) offer it.
April 3, 2014 in Starting a Business
Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.

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

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The Supreme Court hears arguments tomorrow on whether for-profit businesses can enjoy some exemptions to the healthcare law that non-profits do.
March 24, 2014 in The 'Treps
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Businesses Have Religion

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Businesses Have Religion

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A challenge to Obamacare will decide whether companies are really people, too, and can express religious values.
March 24, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Why Americans Have Turned Against Government-Sponsored Health Insurance

Why Americans Have Turned Against Government-Sponsored Health Insurance

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The desire for the government to provide care has been waning. And that was well before the ACA took effect.
March 18, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?

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

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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.
March 14, 2014 in The 'Treps
Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now

Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now

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After a spate of health reform delays, we outline what you're up against.
March 3, 2014 in Money
Obamacare to Raise Premiums for 65 Percent of Small Businesses

Obamacare to Raise Premiums for 65 Percent of Small Businesses

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A new government report says the level of rate hikes for small businesses and their employees will be higher than originally estimated.
February 25, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Obamacare Mandate for Many Businesses Pushed Back a Year

Obamacare Mandate for Many Businesses Pushed Back a Year

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In yet another blow to the troubled law, the administration has decided to push back Obamacare requirements for many American businesses.
February 10, 2014 in Compensation and Benefits
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

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The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
February 7, 2014 in Compensation and Benefits
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

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With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
February 7, 2014 in Starting a Business
Prepping for Obamacare? Why Not Every Business Should Shift to Part-Timers.

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

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If you're thinking of shifting your workforce to part-timers, ask yourself these questions first.
February 5, 2014 in Grow Your Business
As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

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The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset.
February 5, 2014 in Compensation and Benefits
The Latest Surprise About the Obamacare Health Exchanges

The Latest Surprise About the Obamacare Health Exchanges

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A new study finds a money-saving reason businesses should keep their eye on the new government exchanges.
January 30, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

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The retailing giant follows Trader Joe's and The Home Depot example, while facing company layoffs and lingering concerns following December's security breach.
January 23, 2014 in Human Resources
The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About

The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About

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Small business owners who don't offer health insurance to employees can use the new law to their benefit, even if they are exempt from the Affordable Care Act.
January 22, 2014 in Compensation and Benefits
Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

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What fledgling healthcare entrepreneurs learned from Steve Blank's Lean LaunchPad might surprise you.
January 20, 2014 in Business Management
The Anti-Main-Street President

The Anti-Main-Street President

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Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees.
January 14, 2014 in Business Management
Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.

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

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Run by members, not shareholders, health co-ops might offer a strong alternative to small businesses weighing their coverage alternatives.
January 7, 2014 in Business Management
Preaching the Morality of Capitalism

Preaching the Morality of Capitalism

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This year, bashing the immorality of unfettered markets has been in vogue. It is high time to turn that debate on its head.
December 23, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
With Individual Mandate Softened, Americans Paying a Very Unfair Obamacare Tax

With Individual Mandate Softened, Americans Paying a Very Unfair Obamacare Tax

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Tax policy is now being applied unevenly to large swaths of the population, as more people are now eligible to avoid getting health coverage for another year.
December 20, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits

Is This the Worst Twitter Pitch for Obamacare Ever?

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The White House has enlisted hot chocolate and footie pajamas in its battle to enroll folks in Obamacare. Umm...
December 18, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

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Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.
December 17, 2013 in Human Resources
Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?

Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?

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While President Obama's supporters and detractors don't agree on much, they can probably agree on this: an uninterrupted, 17-day long break would certainly be nice.
December 16, 2013 in Leadership
Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In

Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In

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Health reform's roll-out has had its problems, but three economists feel it still has a chance to boost small business growth.
December 3, 2013 in Grow Your Business

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