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Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

The Affordable Care Act brings more patients into the healthcare system but does not increase the number of doctors. The only short-term solution is to be more efficient.

Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

The retailing giant follows Trader Joe's and The Home Depot example, while facing company layoffs and lingering concerns following December's security breach.

Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool

Get ahead of the curve with these tips from marketing pro Perry Marshall.

This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars

While you watch your calories this New Year, vending businesses could have their profits eaten into.

White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.

Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

The roughly 500,000 people who have individual and small-group plans with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will have to seek different coverage.

Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.

The launch date for the online exchange that will allow small-business owners to shop for insurance has been pushed to November 2014.

What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

The Supreme Court will soon take on the thorny issue of whether companies should have the same right to religious expression that they have to free speech.

Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

A cybersecurity expert says it could take a year to secure the risk of 'high exposures' of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange.

3 Website-Building Lessons From the HealthCare.gov Debacle

Some of the many mistakes made in debuting HealthCare.gov and how you can avoid them.

Making Heads or Tails of Obamacare as a Sole Proprietor or Small-Business Owner

Obamacare may actually improve small-business owners' bottom lines. Here are four factors to consider when signing up.

4 Medical Tests That Can Change Your Life

Knowing your risk factors can help you catch these devastating diseases in the early stages.

Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare?

The White House is bringing in some big guns in the world of health-care tech to help fix the broken federal insurance exchange.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

RoboRoaches for sale, iBeengo wants you to go too, a MBA for entrepreneurs, the war on working from home, Burberry CEO on the future of retail and design, A tech writer goes on a social-media diet. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program?

When Pennsylvania State University's employees refused to fill out a wellness questionnaire and penalties set in, the uproar got national attention. Here's how to avoid a similar revolt among your staff.

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

Trying to sign up for health-care coverage under Obamacare? You may find it's a case of hurry up and wait.

Despite Cons, Entrepreneurs See Opportunity in Obamacare

The downsides of the Affordable Care Act may be plentiful, but the pros might just outweigh them in the end. Here, entrepreneurs and health-care watchers weigh in.

Franchisees Fear Obamacare as Uncertainty Paralyzes Growth

Franchisees are putting holds on expansion and cutting full-time employees in an attempt to temper expenses from health-care reform.

OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare

What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare.

How to Encourage Employee Wellness Without Being a Jerk

Lessons on how to build an employee wellness program from Penn State's recent misstep, to three companies who are getting it right.

Franchise Sector Seen Growing Faster Than Broader Economy; Health Care, Regulation Top Franchisee Concerns

While the franchise sector is forecast to grow faster than the broader economy, franchisees are concerned by increasing government regulations and pessimistic about the future of small business.

Obamacare Already Shrinking Small-Business Job Growth

Despite what defenders of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act claim, business owners report that they are cutting jobs and hours because of the new law.

How the U.S. Health-Care System Stacks Up Against the Rest of the World (Infographic)

With health care one of the most hotly debated subjects right now, here is a look at where the U.S. stands in terms of health-care costs and services.

Changing Your Health Plan Due to Obamacare? Survey Staffers First

Getting your team's input should be one of your first steps to prepare for the new health reforms.

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