Category Archives: Healthcare

NFIB Legal Center Submits Hard-Ball Questions to IRS Over Affordable Care Act Regulations

Yesterday the NFIB Legal Center sent IRS Commissioner Hon. John Koskinen a letter voicing concerns over recently finalized regulations governing employers under the Affordable Care Act. Specifically, the letter raised several important questions about the “transition relief” regulations, which IRS … Continue reading

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The Top Four Things To Watch For in Healthcare This Year

Focus, determination, and attention to detail are among the entrepreneurial traits you depend on to keep your business on the path to success. It’s no easy task to maintain optimism in the face of today’s economic and political challenges, but … Continue reading

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Aggregated Anxieties: More Vexing Problems for Small Business in the “Affordable Care Act”

While President Obama assured us that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would not affect small business, that’s simply not true. Yes, it is accurate to say that most businesses with under 50 employees will be free from the most burdensome … Continue reading

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The Healthcare Law’s Frightening Information Void

Halloween’s over, but small-business owners trying to navigate the new federal health care law feel like they’re trapped in a haunted house where something scary lurks behind every door. Even before the Affordable Care Act’s online enrollment system dropped dead … Continue reading

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One Week to Go before Obamacare Deadline

With only one week to go before all employers must comply with certain elements of the Affordable Care Act and the individual health exchanges are open, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today said that many small businesses remain … Continue reading

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Obamacare Delay Signals Trouble Ahead, NFIB Playbook Helpful Guide

If you are confused about the new healthcare law, you are not alone. Even the folks in Washington who are supposed to be implementing the law are confused. It seems like every week another provision of the law is collapsing … Continue reading

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Obamacare: What New York’s Small Businesses Need to Know Now!

Are you prepared for the new health insurance mandate?   Do you know your responsibilities as an employer? NFIB hosted a webinar explaining the options and obstacles for New York’s small businesses and self-employed. The recording of the webinar is now … Continue reading

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NY Small Biz Doesn’t Want Union to Get Exemption from Obamacare

As we have seen across the country, collective bargaining organizations are continuously making their case to avoid the financial pitfalls of Obamacare.  Waiver after waiver has been granted.  And now, here in New York, a similar scenario is beginning to … Continue reading

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She said what?

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said today that it is “impossible” to tie employers reducing employees’ hours to the health law. “There is nothing in place right now in the legislation that would require any employer to change work hours. And we … Continue reading

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Michigan Small Business Says NO to Medicaid Expansion

A majority of small business owners surveyed by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) oppose expanding Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act as proposed by Governor Snyder in his recent budget address. “However well intended the policy, small … Continue reading

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