• 2015 health plans: It’s crunch time to select

    Dec 15, 2014

    The self-employed are finding it easier to buy health insurance on their own because of the Affordable Care Act, as are workers looking to leave corporate life. But as the 2015 enrollment season ramps up, many of them must weigh new trade-offs between cost and coverage.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Applauds Small Business Health Care Bill

    Dec 15, 2014

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today applauded the introduction of the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act of 2014, which would allow for standalone health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) for small employers (49 or less employees). Katie Vlietstra, Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs, said the bill is a “big win for the small business community, but today’s introduction is only the first step in a long process before it becomes law.”

  • NASE Enthusiastically Supports HRA Legislation

    Dec 15, 2014

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is pleased to provide enthusiastic support for H.R. 5860, Small Business Healthcare Relief Act of 2014, which would allow for standalone health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) for small employers (with 49 employees or less). The bill was introduced by Representatives Boustany (R-LA) and Thompson (D-CA).