News and Articles About Health-care law

Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups
Starting a Business

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.
Arlene Weintraub
Small Businesses Continue to Air -- and Vent -- Obamacare Opinions
Growth Strategies

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.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law
Growth Strategies

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.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
What Obamacare Means for Your Business (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

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.
Kathleen Davis
Love Obamacare? Get Ready for More Health-Care Legislation
Growth Strategies

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.
Scott Shane
Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)
Growth Strategies

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'
Growth Strategies

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.
Diana Ransom
How the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold 'Obamacare' May Affect Small Businesses
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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.
Diana Ransom
5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care
Growth Strategies

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.
Diana Ransom
Democratic Lawmakers Question NFIB's Motives for Small Business
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
Is the Health Care Tax Credit a Dud?
Finance

Is the Health Care Tax Credit a Dud?

A Government Accountability Office report says the effort to help small businesses pay for health care is too complex to be useful.
Catherine Clifford
9 Ideas for Health-Care Reform
Growth Strategies

9 Ideas for Health-Care Reform

Our blogger says that the state discount pools for small businesses planned under the health-care reform seems like the most immediate way, among the myriad alternatives under consideration, to save business owners money.
Carol Tice
What an End to the Health-Care Law Could Mean for Small Business
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What an End to the Health-Care Law Could Mean for Small Business

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act won't be known until June, but here are some of the potential effects small-business owners might want to consider now.
Scott Shane
Business Groups Divided as Top Court Considers Health-Care Reform
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Business Groups Divided as Top Court Considers Health-Care Reform

As the Supreme Court finishes up hearing challenges to the Affordable Care Act, business owners continue to be split on what outcome they'd like to see.
Carol Tice