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3 Things to Know About Buying Health Insurance
Health Insurance

3 Things to Know About Buying Health Insurance

Keep these three considerations in mind when you begin shopping around for health insurance plans.
Jennifer Fitzgerald
Should You Tell Customers You're Raising Prices to Pay for Health Insurance?
Employee Benefits

Should You Tell Customers You're Raising Prices to Pay for Health Insurance?

Rising costs have to be paid for with higher prices or lower profits.
Dan Steiner
Study: Businesses Are Opting for Freelancers to Dodge Health Care Fees
Small Businesses

Study: Businesses Are Opting for Freelancers to Dodge Health Care Fees

Companies are trying to adapt to new business environment following the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Lindsay Friedman
Half of Small-Business Owners Think Government Should Help More
The Government

Half of Small-Business Owners Think Government Should Help More

An annual survey of sentiment among the owner of small businesses finds only one in four thinks the government is doing enough for business.
Brian Sutter
4 Steps Needed for Affordable Care Act Compliance in 2016
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4 Steps Needed for Affordable Care Act Compliance in 2016

Compliance requirements begin this year. Do you have any idea what you're doing?
Matt Straz
3 Tax Issues That Will Challenge Business Owners in 2016
Business Taxes

3 Tax Issues That Will Challenge Business Owners in 2016

Watch out for changes in health care, tax extenders and business identity theft in the New Year.
John Hewitt
5 Tips for Selecting the Best Health Insurance Plan
Health Insurance

5 Tips for Selecting the Best Health Insurance Plan

It's that time of year again for annual enrollment. As an employer, have you made a good decision?
Jennifer Fitzgerald
How to Map Out the Maddening World of Health Care Plans
Health Insurance

How to Map Out the Maddening World of Health Care Plans

Here are ways to help your employees choose the best health insurance options.
Tariq Hilaly
5 Looming Obamacare Obligations Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About
Employee Benefits

5 Looming Obamacare Obligations Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About

The Affordable Care Act requires complex calculations to avoid substantial penalties.
Tor Constantino
How to Revamp Your Employee Benefits in 3 Steps
Employee Benefits

How to Revamp Your Employee Benefits in 3 Steps

In the do-it-yourself, tech-heavy age of the millennials, it's time to re-think your approach to benefits.
Veer Gidwaney
Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements
Zenefits

Zenefits Rolls Out Free Software to Help Businesses Comply With Health-Care Requirements

With employers facing new Affordable Care Act reporting requirements in 2016, one human-resources tech company is automating the process.
Catherine Clifford
5 Ways to Make Shopping for Health Insurance Easier
Health Insurance

5 Ways to Make Shopping for Health Insurance Easier

The Affordable Care Act has made it possible for smaller businesses to offer health insurance but nothing about it is simple.
Rick Lindquist
Are Wellness Programs Right for Your Company?
Workplace Wellness

Are Wellness Programs Right for Your Company?

A look at the risks and ROI for employers.
Gwen Moran
3 Benefits of the Affordable Care Act Every Business Leader Needs to Know About
Affordable Care Act

3 Benefits of the Affordable Care Act Every Business Leader Needs to Know About

Obamacare is helping smaller businesses to offer competitive benefit packages that were unaffordable previously.
Tor Constantino
The 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.