Articles

October 1, 2013
Obamacare: The Rise Of Private Health Insurance Exchanges
As Obamacare changes the rules of the health insurance game by instituting publicly operated exchanges for selecting plans, private health insurance exchanges also stand to benefit.

September 9, 2013
What Obamacare Means for Corporate Retiree Insurance Coverage
The news that Time Warner and IBM are changing retiree health-insurance benefits has some claiming the moves are proof that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is drastically eroding the employer-based health-insurance system it promised to preserve and increasing costs for retired corporate workers in the process, say critics.

September 8, 2013
GE to IBM Ending Retiree Health Plans in Historic Shift
America's biggest employers, from GE to IBM (IBM), are increasingly moving retirees to insurance exchanges where they select their own health plans, an historic shift that could push more costs onto U.S. taxpayers.

September 8, 2013
Time Warner Joins IBM in Health Shift for Retirees
The news comes as International Business Machines Corp. IBM +1.14%also plans to move about 110,000 of its own retirees off its company-sponsored health plan to a Medicare insurance exchange.

September 4, 2013
Start-Up Brings an Internet Sensibility to Time Shares
Vacatia offers a marketplace for buying and selling time-share interests. In this age of Airbnb and Craigslist, the concept of time-share resorts has become almost quaint. But one company is trying to update the sector to suit the Internet era.