Small Businesses Sending Employees to The Exchange

Brian Adams, who sells fireplaces in Indianapolis, is like many of the nation’s small-business owners. As the cost of providing health benefits has climbed, he has struggled to afford coverage for his employees — a problem the new health care law was designed, in part, to address. But a year after the law’s introduction of […]

Business Owners See Respite in Health Insurance Costs

A steady rise in health insurance costs appears to be slowing down for business owners. But with several important changes still looming under the health care law, it’s unclear whether that will continue in the years ahead. Health costs for employers increased only 3 percent last year, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s recently released […]

Court Rules: No Subsidies for Individuals for Health Insurance

A federal appeals court has ruled the Obama administration cannot subsidize insurance premiums for nearly 7 million Americans, dealing a serious blow to the Affordable Care Act (this does not impact state funded exchanges like New York and Connecticut). The ruling sets up an almost-certain appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Two judges with the D.C. […]