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Regulatory Accountability and Solutions are the Focus of Small Business Visits with Federal Agencies this Week

email: Cynthia Cardoso, ccardoso@sbecouncil.org Washington, D.C. – The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) will host several of the group’s small business leaders and experts this week to meet with regulators and staff at several federal agencies, and provide input and feedback on key initiatives within those agencies. According to SBE Council President & […]

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Navigating Obamacare: What are my options?

The question most small business owners are asking: I am lost on what to do about health coverage: What are my options? Small business owners and entrepreneurs across the country are confused and troubled by the new health care law. They are digesting all the new regulations, delays and ongoing changes, and asking – what […]

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SBE Council Advisory Board

Andrew J. Sherman Sherman is a partner of Seyfarth Shaw, LLP in Washington D.C.  He focuses his practice on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including developing strategies for licensing and leveraging intellectual property and technology assets, intellectual asset management and harvesting, as well as international corporate transactional and franchising matters. He […]

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Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Job Creators

On July 28, 2011 SBE Council member and Braden Benefits Strategies President & CEO Victoria Braden testfied before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia, Census and the National Archives. Ms. Braden’s written testimony is below: “Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Job […]

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Health Care Daily: What is Medicare Advantage, and Why is Congress Trying to Change What is Working?

By Victoria Braden Medicare Advantage programs were enacted during the Bush administration in an attempt to prolong the life of Medicare. They combine Medicare benefits with Medicare supplements into one plan – Medicare Advantage, which are managed and distributed by private insurance companies. With these plans came very detailed guidelines designed to protect the elderly […]

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Small Biz Health Care Daily: Why is the Government Trying to Change Medicare Advantage?

By Victoria Braden Medicare Advantage programs were enacted during the Bush administration in an attempt to prolong the life of Medicare by combining Medicare benefits with Medicare supplements in one plan – Medicare Advantage — to be managed and distributed by private insurance companies. With these plans came very detailed guidelines designed to protect the […]

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Healthcare Issues NEED to be Addressed

By Victoria Braden Throwing the current system out and putting American citizens into an untested, expensive and “different” system makes NO COMMON SENSE! The issues are simple and the needs basic. Why then is Congress considering an entirely new system, and not solutions to the specific problems at hand? • Tax Credits for businesses and […]

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Small Biz Health Care Daily: Remember What the Debate is About?

by Victoria Braden I poured over all of the healthcare reform information of this past week – information that seemed to change daily. One article particularly struck me. It is by Kathy Scott, Brightside News, July 2009. Kathy’s article sets the current debate upside down. Remember what the debate is about? Rising healthcares costs – […]

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Credit Crunch and Small Business

SBE Council member Victoria Braden, President & CEO, Braden Benefits Strategies, Inc. was featured in this recently posted U.S. News article, which looks at the “credit crunch” and small business. Do you have a similar story to share about access to credit? Or, have you not experienced such “tightening” in the market. Please share your […]

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The Coming Ills of ObamaCare

by Raymond J. Keating- After being signed into law more than three years ago, American voters still do not like ObamaCare. According to a survey of likely voters by Rasmussen Reports released on June 3, 54 percent view the ObamaCare law unfavorably, with 41 percent viewing it favorably. For good measure, 60 percent believe that […]

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