Obamacare

Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses
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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
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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.
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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
This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars
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This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars

While you watch your calories this New Year, vending businesses could have their profits eaten into.
Kate Taylor
Preaching the Morality of Capitalism
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Preaching the Morality of Capitalism

This year, bashing the immorality of unfettered markets has been in vogue. It is high time to turn that debate on its head.
Ray Hennessey
With Individual Mandate Softened, Americans Paying a Very Unfair Obamacare Tax
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With Individual Mandate Softened, Americans Paying a Very Unfair Obamacare Tax

Tax policy is now being applied unevenly to large swaths of the population, as more people are now eligible to avoid getting health coverage for another year.
Ray Hennessey
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Is This the Worst Twitter Pitch for Obamacare Ever?

The White House has enlisted hot chocolate and footie pajamas in its battle to enroll folks in Obamacare. Umm...
Ray Hennessey
White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov
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White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.
Catherine Clifford
Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance
Technology

Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

Executives of the largest U.S. technology companies are meeting at the White House to talk Healthcare.gov and issues of national security.
Catherine Clifford
Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help
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Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help

December enrollment deadlines for many health plans – including Obamacare's new SHOP exchanges – are looming. Signup can be tricky and complex, but we help you navigate your choices.
Arlene Weintraub
Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes
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Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

The roughly 500,000 people who have individual and small-group plans with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will have to seek different coverage.
Ray Hennessey
Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In
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Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In

Health reform's roll-out has had its problems, but three economists feel it still has a chance to boost small business growth.
Arlene Weintraub
Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.
Small Business - Big Impact

Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.

The launch date for the online exchange that will allow small-business owners to shop for insurance has been pushed to November 2014.
Catherine Clifford
Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws
Technology

Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

A cybersecurity expert says it could take a year to secure the risk of 'high exposures' of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange.
Matthew J. Belvedere

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010 and represents one of the largest overhauls of the U.S. healthcare 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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