Health Insurance

Obamacare

Obamacare's Very Small Business Exchange Enrollment

Remember those 'other' new Obamacare exchanges that small businesses were supposed to use to sign up workers for health insurance? Apparently a bunch of businesses forgot about them, too.
Big Data

Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care

If the vast amount of health data collected by every source from insurance records to exercise apps is pooled, analytics can help create a much healthier society.
Health Insurance

Companies Gain Competitive Advantage by Improving Employee Health

Encouraging employee wellness turns out to be one of the best productivity investments companies can make.
Obamacare

How Businesses Are Handling the Obamacare Employer Mandate

Obamacare has created an incentive for business owners to navigate a different path than that which policymakers had intended.
Obamacare

7 Things to Know as Affordable Care Act Deadline Approaches

The law, more commonly referred to as Obamacare, kicks in for businesses with more than 100 employees this January.
Health-Care Law

4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee Health

Complying with the Affordable Care Act means new health insurance premiums for smaller businesses but innovation offers hope of manageable costs and a healthier workforce.
Taxes

The Changes to Tax Laws You Need to Know

Find out about Internal Revenue Code updates affecting small businesses that take effect this year and the next.
Benefits

Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

The move opens up a conversation about benefits and responsibility.
Personal Health

Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness

Even a little bit of exercise can have a big impact, both on people's health and on employers' costs.
Obamacare

What to Expect When You're Expecting...Tax Refunds and Obamacare

If you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health-insurance premiums under Obamacare, you might want to do some tax planning now or you might be in for an unwelcome surprise.
Managing Employees

7 Ways to Prep Your Employees for Open Enrollment in Health Insurance

The dizzying array of options and acronyms baffle people who are not specialists. Your team depends on HR for guidance.
Affordable Care Act

Obamacare Is Turning Top Performers Into Free Agents

Company health insurance is no longer enough to keep would-be entrepreneurs tethered to corporate jobs.
Obamacare

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Wellness Plans

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
Obamacare

The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands

Because of a shift in how Obamacare affects laid-off employees, businesses might see some COBRA-related savings.