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Obamacare's Very Small Business Exchange Enrollment
Obamacare

Obamacare's Very Small Business Exchange Enrollment

Remember those 'other' new Obamacare exchanges that small businesses were supposed to use to sign up workers for health insurance? Apparently a bunch of businesses forgot about them, too.
Companies Gain Competitive Advantage by Improving Employee Health
Health Insurance

Companies Gain Competitive Advantage by Improving Employee Health

Encouraging employee wellness turns out to be one of the best productivity investments companies can make.
Pratik Dholakiya
7 Things to Know as Affordable Care Act Deadline Approaches
Obamacare

7 Things to Know as Affordable Care Act Deadline Approaches

The law, more commonly referred to as Obamacare, kicks in for businesses with more than 100 employees this January.
Drew Hendricks
4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee Health
Health-care law

4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee Health

Complying with the Affordable Care Act means new health insurance premiums for smaller businesses but innovation offers hope of manageable costs and a healthier workforce.
Tor Constantino
The Changes to Tax Laws You Need to Know
Taxes

The Changes to Tax Laws You Need to Know

Find out about Internal Revenue Code updates affecting small businesses that take effect this year and the next.
John Hewitt
Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs
Benefits

Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

The move opens up a conversation about benefits and responsibility.
Nina Zipkin
Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness
Personal Health

Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness

Even a little bit of exercise can have a big impact, both on people's health and on employers' costs.
Anne Fisher
What to Expect When You're Expecting...Tax Refunds and Obamacare
Obamacare

What to Expect When You're Expecting...Tax Refunds and Obamacare

If you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health-insurance premiums under Obamacare, you might want to do some tax planning now or you might be in for an unwelcome surprise.
Trent Bryson
7 Ways to Prep Your Employees for Open Enrollment in Health Insurance
Managing Employees

7 Ways to Prep Your Employees for Open Enrollment in Health Insurance

The dizzying array of options and acronyms baffle people who are not specialists. Your team depends on HR for guidance.
Matt Straz
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office
Wellness Plans

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
Gwen Moran
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The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands
Obamacare

The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands

Because of a shift in how Obamacare affects laid-off employees, businesses might see some COBRA-related savings.
Trent Bryson
The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits
Compensation and benefits

The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits

Unsurprisingly, the tech sector dominates the list. But can you guess who came in at No. 2?
Laura Entis
What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs
Affordable Care Act

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.
Gwen Moran
Weighing a Rollout of Benefits for Employees? 4 Tips for Startups to Consider
Health Insurance

Weighing a Rollout of Benefits for Employees? 4 Tips for Startups to Consider

Health insurance may not end up being as costly as you anticipate. Only 28 percent of small companies (with fewer than 10 workers) offer it.
Jennifer Fitzgerald