The CalChamber news network project, “CalChamber News,” aims to keep CalChamber members and others informed of public policy issues having an impact on the job climate and economy.
New Segment of CalChamber News Released:
Video Features Answers to Questions about Covered California
(April 29, 2013) The California Chamber of Commerce today released its latest edition of CalChamber News featuring information about Covered California, the state’s health exchange. Covered California is the first-in-the nation online health insurance marketplace established under the Affordable Care Act. It will help individuals and small businesses compare health plans, get answers to questions, find out if they qualify for federal tax credits and enroll in a plan that meets their specific needs.
Deadline Approaching to Claim Small Business Health Care Tax Credit
(March 5, 2013) As the March 15 corporate tax filing deadline approaches, California’s small businesses need to know they may qualify for an important health care tax credit available under the Affordable Care Act.
Federal Grants Available for Business Workplace Wellness Programs
(February 6, 2013) As California moves toward implementation of the Affordable Care Act, wellness programs that promote healthy choices to prevent illness are in the spotlight of the latest edition of CalChamber News. Under the law, federal grants may be available to some small businesses to offset the cost of established wellness programs, and insurance companies must provide wellness services, such as counseling and health screenings, at no extra cost to the employee.