Health Care

Dealers, small businesses get further delay in health-care coverage rules

4:57 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Employers with fewer than 100 workers, including many new-car dealers, won't have to provide health insurance until 2016 under the U.S. Affordable Health Care Act, as the administration said it would again delay a key requirement of the health law.... Read More »



Beijing should favor health over tech edge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
China's deteriorating air quality ought to be a powerful reason for the government to make pollution control its top priority. Instead, the Chinese government still believes it's more important to help domestic automakers gain a technological edge on their foreign rivals.... Read More »



Colo. dealership dispenses on-site medical care

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2014
Many dealerships offer employees wellness programs such as weight management, access to fitness equipment and assistance with quitting smoking.... Read More »


U.S. delays health care exchanges for small dealers, other businesses for year

3:55 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2013
The Obama administration is delaying until November 2014 the launch of the federal government's online health exchange where smaller new-vehicle dealers and other mom-and-pop businesses can shop for coverage. Small businesses with fewer than 50 employees will still have the option to purchase health insurance coverage for workers through the new marketplace but will not be able to do so online.... Read More »


GM extends health care insurance to married same-sex workers

5:20 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2013
GM is extending to married same-sex employees the same health care insurance it offers to married opposite-sex employees.... Read More »


Obamacare advice: Don't wait

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2013
Car dealers have an extra year to grapple with a key provision of President Barack Obama's health care law, but the question is, will they make the most of it? The Obama administration said last week that it will wait until 2015 to enforce the so-called employer mandate, which requires businesses with the equivalent of 50 or more full-time employees to offer health insurance coverage to full-timers or pay fines of as much as $3,000 a year per employee.... Read More »


Dealers get a reprieve on U.S. health care mandate

10:57 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2013
By delaying for one year a requirement that employers offer health insurance to their workers or pay fines, the Obama administration has given a reprieve to car dealers and other small-business owners grappling with how to comply with the new health care law.... Read More »


W.Va. dealer challenges feds on Obamacare mandate

4:19 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2013
A West Virginia Chevy dealer is suing several federal departments and administrators responsible for the Affordable Care Act, alleging the law violates his beliefs by requiring him to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives taken after sex.... Read More »


Ford, UAW launch two-year pilot to cut blue-collar medical costs

1:24 pm U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
Ford is launching a two-year pilot program with the UAW and a UAW-affiliated retiree healthcare trust aimed at lowering medical costs for the automaker's active and retired hourly workers.... Read More »


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