Health Insurance

5 Ways to Help Employees Make the Best Use of Benefits
Benefits

5 Ways to Help Employees Make the Best Use of Benefits

Ample benefits are a lure to top talent, yet research shows employees often don't take full advantage of what's offered.
Matt Straz
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
The Top 4 Ways to Engage Your Employees in Their Own Healthcare
Health Insurance

The Top 4 Ways to Engage Your Employees in Their Own Healthcare

With costs rising precariously, employees must become more savvy consumers. Employers can help.
Steve Auerbach
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
5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance
Millennials

5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance

Younger workers, unsurprisingly, are less likely to demand health insurance than older workers but don't overlook their birthdays.
Heather R. Huhman
Socially Responsible Small Businesses Often Grow Very Large
Corporate Social Responsibility

Socially Responsible Small Businesses Often Grow Very Large

Doing more than the minimum for workers and the environment has paid off handsomely for many well-known businesses.
Fran Hawthorne
Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles
Benefits

Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles

A patient communication campaign is required if every member of team is to make well-informed choices about benefits.
Matt Straz
2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits
Employee Benefits

2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits

With same-sex marriage legal in most states, some employers will no longer recognize domestic partnerships for granting family benefits.
Heather R. Huhman
Why This Insurer Wants You to Wear a Health Tracker
Personal Health

Why This Insurer Wants You to Wear a Health Tracker

Wearable tech meets rewards at a growing health insurance company.
Matt Villano
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
What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance
Health Insurance

What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance

Consumer-driven health plans require high deductibles but allow tax-exempt health savings plans.
Matt Straz
Retail, Health Care and Sports: 3 Industries That Need Customer Love
Customer Service

Retail, Health Care and Sports: 3 Industries That Need Customer Love

These business must learn to make changes quickly and adapt in order to stay relevant and be successful.
Andrew Reid
Oscar, the Health Insurance Startup, Now Valued at $1.5 Billion
Startup Funding

Oscar, the Health Insurance Startup, Now Valued at $1.5 Billion

The company has also seen triple the number of people enrolled in the last 12 months.
Erin Griffith
Warning: Affordable Care Act Penalties Start This Year
Affordable Care Act

Warning: Affordable Care Act Penalties Start This Year

What could noncompliance cost you? Here are seven questions -- and answers.

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.