Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

The Affordable Care Act in front of the Supreme Court of The United States again

The latest constitutional question related to the Affordable Care Act was addressed on March 4, 2015 when the United State Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of King vs. Burwell. This decision could affect 38,000 enrollees in New … Continue reading

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So Far, So Good: Open Enrollment and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

What a difference a year makes. The second Open Enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplaces in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont opened at midnight this past Saturday.  So far, so good.  This is a big change from the start … Continue reading

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Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Exchanges: Upcoming 2015 Changes

Coverage is available to firms with 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees through the SHOP Exchanges. One intent of the SHOP is to decrease small firms’ costs for health insurance coverage.  From 1999 to 2009, health insurance premiums increased 123 … Continue reading

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How would you assess the first year of the Affordable Care Act’s Performance?

With several technological issues of the Health Insurance Marketplace (exchange) rollout, frustration mounted as visitors to the HealthCare.gov website for Maine and New Hampshire and the Vermont Health Connect website for Vermont were hampered from enrolling in health coverage. Eventually, … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act forum at SNHU is a success

Yesterday’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) small business forum at Southern New Hampshire University was a success.  Nearly 300 small business owners attended the free forum to learn more about how the ACA could affect them.  Thank you to all of … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act: Understanding what it means for your small business

The fact is there are still a lot of unknowns looming around the Affordable Care Act (ACA). What we do know is that we are on the brink of some major provisions coming into effect on January 1, 2014. With … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform Update

2014 and full implementation of the Affordable Care Act will come sooner than many realize.  Only recently have many small businesses begun to take stock of what impact the ACA will have on them and their employees.  Here is some … Continue reading

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