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3 Things to Know About Buying Health Insurance
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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
Supreme Court Dodges Major Decision on Obamacare Birth Control
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Supreme Court Dodges Major Decision on Obamacare Birth Control

The court's action avoided a possible 4-4 split that would have affirmed the lower-court rulings.
Republicans Win Obamacare Legal Challenge, Add to Insurer Concerns
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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.
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
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
Insurers Are Split on Obamacare Performance
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Insurers Are Split on Obamacare Performance

While UnitedHealth said it may pull out of the unprofitable market, Aetna said its business has performed as expected and profitability could improve next year.
5 Looming Obamacare Obligations Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About
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5 Looming Obamacare Obligations Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About

The Affordable Care Act requires complex calculations to avoid substantial penalties.
Tor Constantino
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
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies
Health Care

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

The court ruled that the federal subsidies that help people pay for their health plans are legal under the Affordable Care Act.
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
Indiana Governor Signs Religious Freedom Law, Sparking Debates That Echo the Hobby Lobby Dispute
Legal

Indiana Governor Signs Religious Freedom Law, Sparking Debates That Echo the Hobby Lobby Dispute

While supporters say the law protects small business owners' religious freedom, critics say it will allow for discrimination against gay customers and drive business out of the state.
Kate Taylor
The Supreme Court's Decision on Health Care Subsidies: What You Need to Know
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The Supreme Court's Decision on Health Care Subsidies: What You Need to Know

The top court will start hearing arguments in the King v. Burwell case Wednesday, and the cost of insurance could be at stake.
Will You Have to Pay an Obamacare Fine?
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Will You Have to Pay an Obamacare Fine?

The deadline to sign up for an insurance plan is coming up soon. Anyone without one is subject to a fine.
Tom Taulli

The Patient Protection and 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.