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Obamacare upside for independent contractor model?

| October 02, 2013

Only if insurance rates get reasonable, as it were, on the long-term basis.

Insurance choices: Pay to play or pay the fine?

| October 01, 2013

For owner-operators in certain situations, Obamacare will solve some health care financing problems. It also creates an unprecedented health care financing problem – fines – for those who want no part of health insurance. Some of ...

Obamacare insurance exchange premiums in N.Y., elsewhere

| July 18, 2013

New York State's release of monthly premium rate information in its 2014 health insurance exchange showed a reduction for many versus current individually purchase health plans.

6 ways to cut your insurance costs

| July 11, 2013

Whether you’re leased or running under your own authority, there’s plenty you can do to reduce costs when updating existing policies or shopping for new ones.

Obamacare: Counting down, misplaced incentives

| May 23, 2013

For large carriers (more than 50 employees), paying the per-employee penalties after they opt for exchange-purchased and subsidized coverage could well mean considerably less money spent by the employer...

Inconsistent enforcement: CSA vs. the independent

| March 14, 2013

In the two years since CSA's advent, the smallest carriers have had a much greater chance of getting inspected and put out of service than drivers and trucks of the largest carriers.

Dear American people: ‘You are about to be tracked 24/7′

| March 09, 2013

Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.

Jazzy Jordan is still in race to help truckers

| December 21, 2012

Jazzy Jordan wants to increase awareness about health issues truckers face in her pageant platform.

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