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The Expensive Benefit Plan Penalties You'll Want to Avoid
Employee Benefits

The Expensive Benefit Plan Penalties You'll Want to Avoid

The DOL has released a list of updated penalties for employee benefits, and you need to stay compliant now more than ever.
Matt Straz
6 Hacks for Taking Control of Your Healthcare Costs
Health Care

6 Hacks for Taking Control of Your Healthcare Costs

Healthcare is a business, We need to be smart, savvy, informed shoppers.
Rick Bates
Why It's Not Too Early to Start Improving Open Enrollment
Employee Benefits

Why It's Not Too Early to Start Improving Open Enrollment

Events that are interactive and offer in-person consultations may help employees who feel overwhelmed by a thick packet of paper.
Matt Straz
Are Better Benefits the Solution to the Employee Wellness Problem?
Employee Benefits

Are Better Benefits the Solution to the Employee Wellness Problem?

Sure, 'walking challenges' and office fitness groups improve employees' health. But, are you offering the adequate core benefits they really want?
Matt Straz
Show Them You Care and They'll Keep Coming Back
Health Care

Show Them You Care and They'll Keep Coming Back

Health Care providers should never take their out-of-network patients for granted.
Karen Mishra
These Healthcare Data Companies Earn Millions by Making Employees Healthier, Saving Their Employers Boatloads of Money
Healthcare

These Healthcare Data Companies Earn Millions by Making Employees Healthier, Saving Their Employers Boatloads of Money

Like everything else, your health information is moving online. A growing class of companies are delivering ever more personalized medical advice as a result.
Catherine Clifford
10 Health Companies to Watch - Entrepreneur's Brilliant 100
Radicals & Visionaries

10 Health Companies to Watch - Entrepreneur's Brilliant 100

These companies are shaking up the health industry with apps, video games, tampons and more.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
This Unicorn Wants to Streamline Health Benefits for Small Businesses
Employee Benefits

This Unicorn Wants to Streamline Health Benefits for Small Businesses

Payroll platform Gusto is adding new tool for easier insurance plan selection.
Nina Zipkin
These Are the Most Common, and Expensive, Injuries at Work
Health Insurance

These Are the Most Common, and Expensive, Injuries at Work

Serious or not, most injuries still come with a hefty bill for businesses.
Lindsay Friedman
Republicans Win Obamacare Legal Challenge, Add to Insurer Concerns
Obamacare

Republicans Win Obamacare Legal Challenge, Add to Insurer Concerns

U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that the administration cannot spend billions of dollars in federal funds to provide subsidies under Obamacare to private insurers without the approval of Congress.
How to Cope When the Mandatory Workplace Health Program Is Driving You Crazy
Workplace Wellness

How to Cope When the Mandatory Workplace Health Program Is Driving You Crazy

They can lead you to the salad bar but they can't make you eat.
John Boitnott
It's Time to Check Up on Your Insurance Policy
Your Money

It's Time to Check Up on Your Insurance Policy

Rising premiums could be a problem for businesses, but that doesn't mean companies can't provide for workers. Find out what options you have to remedy the issue.
Steph Wagner
4 Steps Needed for Affordable Care Act Compliance in 2016
Affordable Care Act

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
What You Need to Know About Employee Health Scorecards
Health and Wellness

What You Need to Know About Employee Health Scorecards

Some companies, persuaded by data linking better employee health and better company performance, will report on workforce health just as they do financials.
Matt Straz

Health insurance -- or health care coverage -- was affected by the Affordable Care Act that was passed in 2010 with the following rollout of key initiatives, including mandatory health care coverage for all U.S. citizens and legal residents and making it illegal for insurers to reject applicants based on predetermined health conditions. The law also requires small business owners with 50 or more full-time employees to offer their employees health insurance.