Obamacare

3 Website-Building Lessons From the HealthCare.gov Debacle
Technology

3 Website-Building Lessons From the HealthCare.gov Debacle

Some of the many mistakes made in debuting HealthCare.gov and how you can avoid them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Business Optimization

Making Heads or Tails of Obamacare as a Sole Proprietor or Small-Business Owner

Obamacare may actually improve small-business owners' bottom lines. Here are four factors to consider when signing up.
Mark J. Kohler
Why More People Are Losing Health Coverage Than Enrolling in It
Growth Strategies

Why More People Are Losing Health Coverage Than Enrolling in It

The disparity between those losing coverage and those gaining demonstrates the private sector is, and always will be, better at managing events than the government.
Ray Hennessey
Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare?
Growth Strategies

Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare?

The White House is bringing in some big guns in the world of health-care tech to help fix the broken federal insurance exchange.
Gabrielle Karol
5 Tips for Businesses Navigating Obamacare
Growth Strategies

5 Tips for Businesses Navigating Obamacare

Keep these factors in mind while weighing your healthcare options.
Bernard DiFiore
Readying for Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges
Growth Strategies

Readying for Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges

The insurance exchange for companies opens November 1. Don't let delays keep you from weighing all your company's healthcare options.
Arlene Weintraub
What Really Motivates a Small Business to Hire? (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

What Really Motivates a Small Business to Hire? (Infographic)

Software company Sage surveyed business owners with fewer than 100 employees to find out what motivates them to make that next hire.
Catherine Clifford
Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses
Finance

Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses

Today, the president traveled to M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Md., to deliver his latest in a series of strongly-worded attacks against House Republicans regarding the government shutdown.
Catherine Clifford
Obama Compares Health-Care Enrollment Glitches to Apple iOS 7 Bugs
Entrepreneurs

Obama Compares Health-Care Enrollment Glitches to Apple iOS 7 Bugs

President Obama dismissed technical problems with the new health-care exchanges and said they would be fixed. But consumers are finding it hard to sign up for coverage.
Brian Patrick Eha
Obamacare Enrollment Site Suffers Delays
Entrepreneurs

Obamacare Enrollment Site Suffers Delays

Trying to sign up for health-care coverage under Obamacare? You may find it's a case of hurry up and wait.
Brian Patrick Eha
Despite Cons, Entrepreneurs See Opportunity in Obamacare
Growth Strategies

Despite Cons, Entrepreneurs See Opportunity in Obamacare

The downsides of the Affordable Care Act may be plentiful, but the pros might just outweigh them in the end. Here, entrepreneurs and health-care watchers weigh in.
Rebekah Iliff
Franchisees Fear Obamacare as Uncertainty Paralyzes Growth
Franchises

Franchisees Fear Obamacare as Uncertainty Paralyzes Growth

Franchisees are putting holds on expansion and cutting full-time employees in an attempt to temper expenses from health-care reform.
Kate Taylor
What Businesses Need to Know About Obamacare
Growth Strategies

What Businesses Need to Know About Obamacare

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act has started and we've got the ultimate guide to help business owners like yourself navigate the changes.
Linda Lacina
6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
Technology

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Health insurance exchanges go online, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. wants a few good entrepreneurs, CreateTech conference draws an eclectic crowd in Brooklyn, Marc Andreessen sits down with the Pando Monthly. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.

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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