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Small Businesses Face Obscure Obamacare Penalty

Businesses that reimburse their employees for health care costs may face large Internal Revenue Service (IRS) penalties even though they may be unaware of the risks. Before Obamacare -- with its mandate that all Americans purchase insurance and requirement for businesses to offer employees insurance plans -- was passed, many small companies provided coverage by directly reimbursing medical costs or for the cost of private insurance plans. They do this because it’s less complicated than dealing...

Gov. Brown Mandates Vaccines For California Students

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed into law a new bill eliminating religious and personal belief exemptions for childhood vaccinations. The bill was prompted after a measles outbreak infected 100 at Disneyland where a majority of those stricken were either unvaccinated by choice or were too young to be vaccinated. The new law makes California the third state after Mississippi and West Virginia to not allow parents to submit a religious exemption from vaccinations and the 33rd state...

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