Category Archives: Healthcare

Governor Deal Lays Out Agenda in State of the State

Governor Nathan Deal laid out his vision, goals and agenda for 2013 and an annual budget of $19.8 billion budget that includes roughly $800 million for new construction projects.  Sounds like a lot of money, and it is, but due … Continue reading

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Jobs Aplenty…for Federal Workers

And if you missed the rhetoric about job growth, it had nothing to do with the small-business sector gaining employees. No, their idea of job creation is to surge the already massive ranks of federal workers. Case in point: Obamacare … Continue reading

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What’s new?

Yesterday NYS applied for a wavier from the federal government asking to reinvest $10 billion of savings created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Teamn into the state’s health care infrastructure.  The goal would be to use the savings to … Continue reading

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Did You Know? PPACA Implementation Timeline: What to Expect and When

With last week’s SCOTUS ruling on the Affordable Care Act behind us, NFIB felt it would be a good idea to highlight some of the key provisions of President Obama’s healthcare reform bill.  Below is a timeline of implementation and … Continue reading

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With Disappointment Comes Resiliency

Without a doubt, yesterday was not the outcome NFIB hoped for.  While there is disappointment, the staunch advocacy for our members has never been stronger and continues.  I believe that there are no greater people than those that were bitten … Continue reading

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Supreme Let-Down

The Supreme Court has made the tragic decision to uphold the health-care law, including the individual mandate that will require every American to purchase health insurance whether they want it or need it. And while it is devastating to lose … Continue reading

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