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For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike

Consumer advocates and security experts warn that the implementation of the new health-care changes will create opportunities for fraudsters to steal consumers' money and personal information.

Your Company's Obamacare Game Plan

Bookmark this benefit strategy timeline to make the most of the year-long extension.

Fewer Than 50 Staffers? Your Four Main Obamacare Options

A recent webinar outlines the choices businesses need to make under the Affordable Care Act.

OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound

When it comes to the increased trend of adding part-time jobs under Obamacare, what looks like a 'win-win' is actually a 'lose-lose' for businesses.

Why Obama Asked Amy Poehler and Jon Bon Jovi to the White House. Hint: It's Not a SNL Sketch

For millions of young Americans who don't now have health insurance, the president is leaning on celebs to spread the word about signing up.

Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy

Small-business owners will soon be able to enroll for health insurance on new, online marketplaces. Health-care experts weigh in on how that process might look.

Doctors Skeptical and Confused About Obamacare, Survey Finds

Many physicians admit that they are not familiar with a number of important aspects of the Affordable Care Act.

Half of Small Businesses Will Cut Employee Hours to Avoid Obamacare Penalties

Anxiety about Obamacare is increasing, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's quarterly small-business outlook survey.

Health Care Reform: Procrastinate No More

2014 requirements for businesses remain, despite the recent penalty delay. Understand what you should be doing now to prepare for Obamacare.

Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention

The CEOs of health-care tech companies met with President Obama to discuss how technology can be used to bring down the cost of health care for Americans.

Health Reform: Small Business Groups Lobby for More Relief

With the deadline to comply with health-care reforms extended, some groups have more time to fight for changes.

Businesses Have Additional Year Before Facing Obamacare Penalty Fees

The Obama Administration announces that it will delay the health-reform fines for businesses with 50 or more employees until 2015.

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

The health-insurance exchanges due out in October may not be ready on schedule, according to Congress's watchdog.

A Dose of Advice for Health-Tech Startups

With the U.S. spending $3 trillion on health care per year, the race is on to improve an inefficient system. We ask entrepreneurs at Blueprint Health accelerator to share their best tips for starting up.

Survey: Fewer Small Businesses Expect to Hire or Grow

A new report by U.S. Bank cites economic uncertainty as a top challenge for business owners when considering the future of their companies.

In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big Problems

These companies, based at the accelerator Blueprint Health in New York, aim to use technological innovation to change the health-care system.

Health Care Is Now the Top Concern for Small Businesses

For the first time in two years, health care trumps the economy as the biggest issue that small-business owners are worried about, according to a new report.

Health-Tech Startups Ride Digital Wave

We take a look at this fast-growing sector that's changing the way the healthcare system works.

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

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

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

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.

Health-Care Reform Creates Boon for Tech Startups

Health-care reform has spawned a plethora of business opportunities for both startups and existing companies.

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.

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