Healthcare

Considerations When Opening Up a Home Care Services Business

Opening up a new business in the healthcare field is a great way to help people and to have a successful business. There are plenty of business opportunities in healthcare. One of the most important areas where people need help is in the home care services world. So many people now are choosing to age in place instead of going to an assisted living facility. This means that … [Read more...]

Why Walk-in Clinics and Urgent Care Centers are Gaining Popularity

If you’ve been faced with a health crisis such as a chest cold or an injury that needs attention right away, and having it occur after business hours, your first thought is to go to the emergency room. While they can easily treat you, there are a lot of drawbacks, such as long waits and costly care. With the gaining popularity of urgent care and after-hours walk-in clinics, you … [Read more...]

President Trump: Good or Bad for Small Business?

Whether you were pro-Trump or pro-Clinton leading up to November’s ballot being cast, one thing is clear when it came to the 2016 U.S. presidential election: most everyone had an opinion. And, a lot of times, it was a strong one. Not only did media sources take a firm stance on which candidate they supported, so did people in general. Heated debates about who was better for … [Read more...]

Affordable Healthcare Options for Small Business Owners

The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that, in 2015 approximately 147 million people (63 percent) were covered by employer-sponsored health insurance, costing business owners roughly $12,591 per employee for family coverage for the year. This amount is up from $8,167 in 2005, highlighting the fact that employee healthcare is costing small business owners more money than … [Read more...]

Should You Offer Healthcare to Your Employees? Small Business Owners Weigh In

Under the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions, employers with at least 50 full-time employees (including full-time-equivalent employees) during the preceding calendar year must offer “minimum essential coverage that is ‘affordable’ and that provides ‘minimum value’ to their full-time employees (and their dependents).” However, a number of small … [Read more...]