3 things every small business owner must do now to prepare for the Affordable Care Act

September 25th, 2013 → 9:47 am @

NEW YORK, N.Y. – A critical date is approaching for small business owners: Starting Oct. 1, they must make decisions about employee health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.


Obama Lied, My Health Plan Died

September 25th, 2013 → 5:45 am @

Like an estimated 22 million other Americans, I am a self-employed small-business owner who buys health insurance for my family directly on the individual market. We have a high-deductible PPO plan that allows us to choose from a wide range of doctors.


TBW names Emerging Professional

March 3rd, 2013 → 2:52 pm @

Texas Business Women of Amarillo will honor Jori Speer with the Emerging Professional award at its membership meeting on Monday. Speer is a commercial insurance agent with Upshaw Insurance Agency and a national agent for Petfirst Healthcare.


Insurers discourage hasty health plan changes

March 3rd, 2013 → 3:45 am @

Iowa's top two health insurance providers are encouraging employers to carefully think through the effects of sudden shifts in their policies.


Meeting in Meriden Thursday on mandatory health insurance

February 27th, 2013 → 6:29 pm @

MERIDEN The federal deadline for mandatory health insurance is still 10 months away, but city residents will be able to learn what’s required under the new health care law during a meeting Thursday.


Conn. health insurance exchange gets new name

February 19th, 2013 → 11:04 pm @

HARTFORD, Conn. The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange is getting a new name.


Health insurance exchange gets new name

February 19th, 2013 → 4:14 pm @

The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange is getting a new name.


IT breaches and cyber security risks are increasing concerns for Texas businesses

February 13th, 2013 → 9:52 am @

February 12, 2013 NEW YORK Small businesses in Texas are growing more concerned about their IT risks. Hiscox, the specialty insurer providing US small businesses with the simplest way to purchase customized business insurance directly online and over…


UIF nightmare for small business

January 29th, 2013 → 11:09 pm @

The Unemployment Insurance Fund is, as many know and more suspect, in a mess, writes David Gleason


Insurance exchanges are next big hurdle in health care

January 27th, 2013 → 10:04 pm @

Minnesota has its work cut out designing an online marketplace for policies.