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Dueling Rulings Put Obamacare Subsidies for 5 Million at Risk

Two courts disagree on whether the Internal Revenue Service can provide subsidies to those purchasing health insurance on the federal health insurance exchange.
Linda Lacina
ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake
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ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake

We collect the 10 most sarcastic, funny and bewildered reactions the independent news agency had when it was trolled by mistake following the Supreme Court ruling yesterday.
Linda Lacina
Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage
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Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage

(Closely-Held) corporations aren't just people, they're religious people. Supreme Court decision finds certain private companies can sidestep birth control mandate.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Obamacare Is Turning Top Performers Into Free Agents
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Obamacare Is Turning Top Performers Into Free Agents

Company health insurance is no longer enough to keep would-be entrepreneurs tethered to corporate jobs.
Tasha Eurich
The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround
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The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Arlene Weintraub
The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands
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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
What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs
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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
Jobs, Not Obamacare, Are Helping the Uninsured
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Jobs, Not Obamacare, Are Helping the Uninsured

Before Americans start celebrating a drop in the number of uninsured, you first have to look behind the numbers.
Scott Shane
Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax
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Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax

Industry leaders worry tax can dampen growth and innovation.
Arlene Weintraub
Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.
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Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.

The Supreme Court hears arguments tomorrow on whether for-profit businesses can enjoy some exemptions to the healthcare law that non-profits do.
Arlene Weintraub
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Businesses Have Religion
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Supreme Court to Decide Whether Businesses Have Religion

A challenge to Obamacare will decide whether companies are really people, too, and can express religious values.
Ray Hennessey
Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know
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Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know

These five changes in the federal tax code can impact the bottom line for you and your business. We outline the biggest shifts.
Chris Newmarker
Why Americans Have Turned Against Government-Sponsored Health Insurance
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Why Americans Have Turned Against Government-Sponsored Health Insurance

The desire for the government to provide care has been waning. And that was well before the ACA took effect.
Scott Shane
Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?
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Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?

A battle between Hobby Lobby and the U.S. Supreme Court underscores the mounting fines that some companies might face for health reform non-compliance.
Arlene Weintraub

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010, and represents one of the largest overhauls of the U.S. health-care system since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s. The law’s purpose is to increase the availability, quality and affordability of health insurance, and will use mandates, subsidies and exchanges to help reduce costs to patients and the government. 

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