• Obamacare Enrollment: What You Need to Know
    Last year, Obamacare, formally called the Affordable Care Act, helped 10 million Americans sign up for health insurance. Being insured is now a requirement, so it's important to be sure your coverage is all set for 2015. If your employer provides your insurance, nothing has changed and no action is required on your part. Just keep doing what you have been doing. But, if your employer doesn't offer health insurance, (or if you're a freelancer, or currently between jobs,) enrollment is a great option to get the coverage you need.
  • 15 Things Working Moms Who Breastfeed Have to Think About (and 4 Tips to Make It Easier)
    Returning to work post-baby poses more problems than a newbie mother might anticipate, especially if she chooses to continue breastfeeding. Here are some tips to help pumping at work not be such a dump.
  • Do Work Wellness Programs Really Work?
    Companies have increasingly embraced wellness programs, with the idea of keeping (or getting) employees healthy and lowering medical expenses in the process. But, surprisingly to some, research is showing these wellness programs are having little effect.
  • On First Day of Obamacare Signups, Exchanges Overloaded

    Visitors to many state exchanges found an error message when they attempted to log on to compare health plans this morning.

  • How Much Will Your Insurance Cost Under Obamacare?

    There's a lot in the news lately about health care reform, but it's hard to separate the wheat from the chaff in terms of real information about what Obamacare will mean for the consumer. The bottom line for folks who will be participating in the health insurance marketplaces is: how much is this going to cost me, and what do I get for what I pay?

  • Staying Healthy While Underemployed Sans Health Insurance in America
    Imagine going into a local health care center with a simple cold and walking out with a bill totaling $500 or more? For millions of Americans without adequate insurance, this is a reality. The stagnant economy has forced many companies into only hiring part timers, which reduces the costs of benefits and overtime. This has created an entire working population of underemployed with no access to affordable health insurance.
  • The Connection Between Employee Wellness and Recognition Programs
    Employers have long known that corporate wellness and employee recognition programs work, but how well they support business objectives has been previously unknown. That is until a recent study was released that provides valuable insight into the connection between employee wellness and recognition programs.
  • Young Americans Can Make or Break Obamacare
    A big part of the president's healthcare reform plan is to extend coverage to those who need it most – the old, the poor and the young. To make it affordable, the program relies on young, presumably healthy, adults to opt in. If they don't, they pay a fine. But what if they opt to get penalized instead of sign on up? What would that do to the Affordable Care Act?