Mass. firms mull cuts in health benefits

WASHINGTON — Some Massachusetts companies are considering trimming employee insurance benefits as they prepare to implement provisions of President Obama’s health care overhaul, a move that follows announcements by several national firms that they plan to cut coverage, according to business leaders. In recent weeks, UPS and Delta Airlines, among others, have said they would […]

Health insurance tips for small-business owners

Here are some suggestions from experts for small businesses deciding whether to offer employee health insurance in 2014: 1. Consider the nature of your business. Small companies made up primarily of owners — such as physician and dentist offices and architectural and CPA firms — are likely to find that it makes financial sense to […]