The hidden business killer
Soaring health-insurance costs hurt small companies more than their big rivals. Here's how smart entrepreneurs are coping with the crisis. more
Why pools haven't worked
Pooling together small businesses to negotiate as a group for health care coverage is a popular idea, but most attempts have fizzled.  more
Blueprints for a fix
How the national policy debate will affect your business. more

Massachusetts' mandate
Small businesses have seen mixed results from the Bay State's pioneering health care reform plan.  more
5 ways to tame costs
Finding affordable health insurance is an annual exercise in frustration for many entrepreneurs.  More
Health care help: What's new for 2009
New initiatives from 8 states - is yours on the list?  More
New visions
America's health care system is expensive and inefficient. Here's what 6 entrepreneurial companies are doing about it.  More
Do you work for or run a small business? How are you coping with the cost of coverage? Share your stories and your tips. more
Do you get health care coverage from your employer?
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