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Health Insurance

Cautiously Navigating Association Health Plans: What Small Employers Can Expect

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Single-Payer Health Insurance Could Help Would-be Entrepreneurs Quit Their Jobs to Pursue Their Dreams

Universal health insurance would free skilled talent to form their own businesses, driving prosperity and entrepreneurial innovation.

5 Ways to Improve Employee Care During an Uncertain Time

Health insurance turbulence shows little is for certain. Your team will appreciate you doing what you can to watch out for their well being.

Should You Still Offer Health Insurance as a Benefit?

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From healthcare and taxes to cyber security and product safety, here's your tip sheet on what the election results could mean for corporate America.

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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.