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What Entrepreneurs Can Do to Be Prepared for Changes to Healthcare Legislation
Healthcare

What Entrepreneurs Can Do to Be Prepared for Changes to Healthcare Legislation

Uncertainty abounds, but there are ways you can be more involved.
Nina Zipkin
Should You Still Offer Health Insurance as a Benefit?
Health Insurance

Should You Still Offer Health Insurance as a Benefit?

Workers and entrepreneurs are looking for answers about the health care law's uncertain future.
Jennifer Fitzgerald
7 Wealth-Killing Risks That Threaten Your Retirement
Retirement Planning

7 Wealth-Killing Risks That Threaten Your Retirement

You've worked hard to build your business and fund retirement account accounts. Make sure you're putting your resources in the right directions.
Pamela Yellen
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
Don't Sell Yourself Short in the Gig Economy
Gig Workers

Don't Sell Yourself Short in the Gig Economy

Too many solopreneurs and freelancers are mispricing themselves in the labor market. Get out a sharp pencil and get it right.
Phil La Duke
Making Excuses Hurts Your Business More Than Taxes and Politicians
Entrepreneur Mindset

Making Excuses Hurts Your Business More Than Taxes and Politicians

The less you complain about what you can't change, the more focus you have for what you can do something about.
Steve Eakin
How to Control Increasing Employee-Benefits Costs
Health-care Costs

How to Control Increasing Employee-Benefits Costs

Healthcare costs are rising, and that means one thing for employers: more expensive employee benefits.
Matt Straz
Amid EpiPen Furor, a CEO Shows How Not to Swim Against the Tide
Crisis Management

Amid EpiPen Furor, a CEO Shows How Not to Swim Against the Tide

Mylan's crisis response to high EpiPen prices is focused on an important goal: changing the national conversation on health pricing.
Ray Hennessey
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

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.