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March 15, 2013
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  • How to make your small business seem bigger
    You may be able to attract more customers to your small business if you make your company seem a little bigger than it actually is, writes Bryan Janeczko, founder of startup consulting firm Wicked Start. You can project a big-company feel in several ways, such as by installing a phone system with multiple extensions, setting up a website and using high-quality business cards. SCORE Small Business Success Blog (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • The keys to building your brand on social media
    Instead of obsessing over the size of your audience on social media, serve the followers you have, Scott Steinberg writes. "[T]his commitment will help your business build a loyal and involved following, the influence of which may far outstrip that of larger, less engaged audiences," he writes. Pay attention to the feedback you receive and make sure your posts are concise. Mashable (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Feds may play role in more exchanges than expected
    HHS will run health insurance exchanges in 33 states, but officials might have to step in to facilitate exchanges in the 17 states that were granted conditional approvals to run their own. Officials said states facing problems setting up exchanges may need the federal government to intervene. Reuters (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Insurers must bid to participate in Calif., Vt. exchanges
    Health insurers that want to sell plans on Affordable Care Act marketplaces in California and Vermont will be required to submit bids. Twelve other states running their own exchanges will not require bids. Minnesota has not decided whether it will require bidding, and Massachusetts will hold a limited auction for insurers offering state-subsidized policies for low-income residents. Bloomberg (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Join leading organizations at Institute 2013
    AHIP's Institute 2013, June 12 to 14 in Las Vegas, features an exhibit hall filled with hundreds of product and service solutions, and a lineup of foremost health influencers and business experts. It's easy to see why leading organizations are eager to align themselves with this successful meeting. Won't you join them? Click here or contact to learn how.  LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Innovations in Medicaid managed care report released
    You'll be inspired when you read about programs from 16 health plans that are improving the health and well-being of Medicaid beneficiaries throughout the country. Programs focused on working with community partners, addressing obesity, and caring for people with complex needs are boosting health care quality and outcomes and helping beneficiaries live healthier lives. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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