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

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.
Diana Ransom
Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Doctors Skeptical and Confused About Obamacare, Survey Finds
Growth Strategies

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.
Growth Strategies

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.
Ray Hennessey
Health Care Reform: Procrastinate No More
Growth Strategies

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.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention
Technology

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.
Catherine Clifford
Health Reform: Small Business Groups Lobby for More Relief
Growth Strategies

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.
Arlene Weintraub
Businesses Have Additional Year Before Facing Obamacare Penalty Fees
Legal Center

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.
Catherine Clifford
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Healthcare Reform: Self-Funding Pros and Cons
Growth Strategies

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?
Arlene Weintraub
Small-Business Health-Care Exchanges May Be Delayed
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
A Dose of Advice for Health-Tech Startups
Starting a Business

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.
Colleen DeBaise
Survey: Fewer Small Businesses Expect to Hire or Grow
Growth Strategies

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.
Cheryl Winokur Munk
In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big Problems
Entrepreneurs

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.
Colleen DeBaise
Health Care Is Now the Top Concern for Small Businesses
Growth Strategies

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.
Cheryl Winokur Munk