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What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs

What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs

As delays continue to plague Obamacare, entrepreneurs are left with a mixed bag of consequences for their businesses.
Obama Compares Health-Care Enrollment Glitches to Apple iOS 7 Bugs

Obama Compares Health-Care Enrollment Glitches to Apple iOS 7 Bugs

President Obama dismissed technical problems with the new health-care exchanges and said they would be fixed. But consumers are finding it hard to sign up for coverage.
Obamacare Enrollment Site Suffers Delays

Obamacare Enrollment Site Suffers Delays

Trying to sign up for health-care coverage under Obamacare? You may find it's a case of hurry up and wait.
October Means It's Tax Time For Many Businesses

October Means It's Tax Time For Many Businesses

Most folks don't think about taxes until the spring, but October has some important tax deadlines for business owners.
Healthcare Reform: Self-Funding Pros and Cons

Healthcare Reform: Self-Funding Pros and Cons

Self-insurance can help you sidestep some of Obamacare's new requirements. But is it right for your company?
Small-Business Health-Care Exchanges May Be Delayed

Small-Business Health-Care Exchanges May Be Delayed

The health-insurance exchanges due out in October may not be ready on schedule, according to Congress's watchdog.
Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes

Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes

Employers are required to notify workers of their insurance options under Obamacare by Oct. 1. Will you be ready?
The Basics of Obamacare

The Basics of Obamacare

Here are the vitals you need to know about SMBs and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Health Insurance Reform: Steps to Take Now to Prepare

Health Insurance Reform: Steps to Take Now to Prepare

Plan ahead for Obamacare to control costs and limit confusion.

Your Obamacare Confusion Is an Insurance Broker's Opportunity

Health reform's complexities have spurred some brokers to re-boot their approach to clients.

New York City Council Approves Sick-Leave Requirement for Small Businesses

Business owners react to a bill that mandates paid sick leave for companies with 20 or more employees.
Considering Part-Time Hires Under Obamacare?

Considering Part-Time Hires Under Obamacare?

Next year, certain companies that don't offer health benefits will pay stiff fines, but switching to part-time hires doesn't always make sense.
Some Small Businesses See Obamacare as Welcome Relief

Some Small Businesses See Obamacare as Welcome Relief

The NFIB famously opposed the Affordable Care Act, but some groups say it could help entrepreneurs and their employees.
White House to Delay Health-Care Marketplace Options for Small Businesses

White House to Delay Health-Care Marketplace Options for Small Businesses

The Obama Administration has proposed a change in the deadline for states to have multiple health-insurance exchange options available for small-business owners.
Small-Business Owners Still Confused About Health-Care Reform

Small-Business Owners Still Confused About Health-Care Reform

A survey released Thursday shows entrepreneurs are struggling to understand how they need to prepare for Obamacare and are afraid of what it will cost.
Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups

Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups

A look at how incubators are affected by the new health-care law, often referred to as Obamacare, which provides financial incentives to providers that embrace technology.
Small Businesses Continue to Air -- and Vent -- Obamacare Opinions

Small Businesses Continue to Air -- and Vent -- Obamacare Opinions

House Small Business Committee shares sometimes heated comments from entrepreneurs on the changes employers may be facing under the law.
SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law

SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law

The agency is seeking to dispel what it calls a common misconception: that all businesses will be required to provide health coverage to all employees.
What Obamacare Means for Your Business (Infographic)

What Obamacare Means for Your Business (Infographic)

The Affordable Care Act stands to have a big impact on small businesses in the next few years. Here's what it will mean to your employees and your bottom line.
Love Obamacare? Get Ready for More Health-Care Legislation

Love Obamacare? Get Ready for More Health-Care Legislation

Most Americans don't like the 'market solution' to the problem of escalating health-insurance costs. The best option for employers and employees alike is to push for government policies that lower the cost of care.
Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)

Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)

No matter who wins in November, our next president must work to get small-business health-care costs under control, writes Shelly Sun, co-founder of the BrightStar Care franchise.
Where the Candidates Stand on 'Obamacare'

Where the Candidates Stand on 'Obamacare'

As paying for health care remains one of small-business owners' biggest burdens, we look at how the candidates would trim costs and tackle reform.
How the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold 'Obamacare' May Affect Small Businesses

How the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold 'Obamacare' May Affect Small Businesses

After the High Court moved to keep the individual mandate, economists expect lower insurance costs overall, yet some businesses may still get burned by the employer mandate.
5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

In anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on the health-care law, we outline five possible outcomes for small-business owners to chew on -- and plan for.
Democratic Lawmakers Question NFIB's Motives for Small Business

Democratic Lawmakers Question NFIB's Motives for Small Business

The small business organization that is leading the case against President Obama's health care reform act is asked to disclose its donor list.

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