Obamacare

Health insurance industry targets Charleston’s hospitality workers during Obamacare launch

Charleston City PaperOctober 9, 2013 by Corey Hutchins @coreyhutchins Nick Johnson is a 33-year-old Folly Beach bartender who hasn’t had health insurance since he was 18. He also hasn’t seen the inside of a hospital or a doctor’s office for more than a decade, but two weeks ago he injured…

Nation’s small business owners split on whether the government should shut down

By J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post Published: September 27 | Updated: Monday, September 30, 6:00 AM Down to the final days of the nation’s current spending plan, with negotiations over a new one at a standstill, nearly half of small business owners are in favor of shutting the government down, according to a new poll. Researchers…

WIS-TV special on Health Insurance Marketplace and Obamacare tonight

On the eve of the rollout of the Health Insurance Marketplace that will allow individuals and small business owners to easily shop for insurance plans, WIS-TV is presenting a one-hour special program on the Affordable Care Act.  This live program from Columbia starts tonight at 7PM and will be about providing…

On October 1st use an insurance professional when shopping in the Marketplace

Five days until we are supposed to be able to shop in the new Health Insurance Marketplace.  While some states running their own Marketplaces might be having some difficulties in being ready, the Feds who are running the South Carolina Marketplace insist that on October 1st the doors of the…

Here’s the deal—40 hours is full-time but only in Medicaid expanded states

The Hill’s Congress BlogSeptember 24, 2013 By Frank Knapp Jr.   Franchise owners descended on Capitol Hill last week to lobby for a modification in the Affordable Care Act.  Their complaint is that under ObamaCare, starting in 2015, businesses with 50 or more full-time employees will either have to offer their…

All Employers: Important Health Care Reform Deadline

There is an very important deadline coming up on October 1, 2013, associated with the Affordable Care Act .  EVERY BUSINESS WITH AT LEAST ONE EMPLOYEE MUST COMPLY. Fortunately, complying is relatively easy and the forms below will get the job done.  Simply put, you as the employer are providing…

Let the Obmacare plague begin

Recently former South Carolina U.S. Senator Jim DeMint, president of the Heritage Foundation, told an audience in Franklin, Tennessee, in reference to Obamacare, “Folks, we can’t allow this plague to come onto the American people.” Today the Kaiser Family Foundation released a study detailing exactly what will happen to the…