Obamacare

Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now
Tax Center

Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now

After a spate of health reform delays, we outline what you're up against.
Arlene Weintraub
Obamacare to Raise Premiums for 65 Percent of Small Businesses
Obamacare

Obamacare to Raise Premiums for 65 Percent of Small Businesses

A new government report says the level of rate hikes for small businesses and their employees will be higher than originally estimated.
Ray Hennessey
Obamacare Mandate for Many Businesses Pushed Back a Year
Growth Strategies

Obamacare Mandate for Many Businesses Pushed Back a Year

In yet another blow to the troubled law, the administration has decided to push back Obamacare requirements for many American businesses.
Ray Hennessey
Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare
Cash Flow Center

Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare

CEO Mark Bertolini said the insurer may be forced to double its rates or pull out of the program.
Drew Sandholm
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs
Growth Strategies

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
Ray Hennessey
Prepping for Obamacare? Why Not Every Business Should Shift to Part-Timers.
Growth Strategies

Prepping for Obamacare? Why Not Every Business Should Shift to Part-Timers.

If you're thinking of shifting your workforce to part-timers, ask yourself these questions first.
Arlene Weintraub
As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution
Growth Strategies

As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset.
Ray Hennessey
Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
The Latest Surprise About the Obamacare Health Exchanges
Growth Strategies

The Latest Surprise About the Obamacare Health Exchanges

A new study finds a money-saving reason businesses should keep their eye on the new government exchanges.
Linda Lacina
The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About
Growth Strategies

The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About

Small business owners who don't offer health insurance to employees can use the new law to their benefit, even if they are exempt from the Affordable Care Act.
Trent Bryson
Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool
Marketing

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

Get ahead of the curve with these tips from marketing pro Perry Marshall.
Perry Marshall
Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses
Growth Strategies

Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

What fledgling healthcare entrepreneurs learned from Steve Blank's Lean LaunchPad might surprise you.
Arlene Weintraub
The Anti-Main-Street President
Growth Strategies

The Anti-Main-Street President

Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees.
Scott Shane
Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.
Growth Strategies

Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.

Run by members, not shareholders, health co-ops might offer a strong alternative to small businesses weighing their coverage alternatives.
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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