Starting Wednesday, Obamacare will punish businesses who help employees with health care

July 1st, 2015 | By: Eric Boehm  Employers who reimburse their workers for health care costs will face massive tax penalties beginning Wednesday. Prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, with its mandate that all Americans purchase insurance and requirement for businesses to offer employees insurance plans, many small companies provided coverage by…

IS TODAY’S SYSTEM LIKE ORGANIZED CRIME? – WITH HOBSON CARROLL

JUNE 21, 2015 BY DSALTZ LEAVE A COMMENT We try to include a lot of different voices on the ShiftShaperspodcast, and we have been missing an actuary’s perspective.  Our guest on this episode, Hobson Carroll, is the president of the Medrisk Actuarial Services. As you guessed from the headline, Hobson is a bit unorthodox and creative, but that is…

A second chance to get America’s health care right: Give authority to our states

Health care reform has dominated our nation’s political and social conversations for the past six years. After the implementation of ObamaCare, it is clear the law brought radical change and real pain to our nation’s families, economy, and health care system. The promised “affordable health care fix” made things worse. Read article here…

H&R Block analysis: Most ObamaCare customers paying back portion of subsidies

ObamaCare customers who received health insurance subsidies last year are getting an unpleasant surprise this tax season — with many finding they have to repay hundreds of dollars. An analysis by tax-preparer H&R Block found that to date, 52 percent of those who enrolled in Affordable Care Act coverage are paying back part of their…