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March 7, 2013
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  Best Business Practices 
  • Smart business moves that can keep you profitable
    Upgrading software, hiring freelance employees and targeting global markets are among the ways small businesses can stay in the black this year, writes Bri Bauer. Raising your prices, if needed, and introducing a new product or service to existing customers are other strategies. iMedia Connection (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Do you know how to write a good news release?
    A good news release can boost your search engine optimization, drive traffic to your site and potentially result in media coverage. Get yours noticed by using a professional, objective tone and focusing on important events such as product launches or business milestones, Maryalene LaPonsie writes. Look for ways to distribute your releases through online and offline channels, and don't overload your media contacts, she writes. Small Business Computing (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Industry Insight 
  • HHS makes plans to publicize new health coverage options
    HHS in July plans to start advertising the availability of health insurance through public marketplaces and the expansion of Medicaid eligibility, though enrollment is not open until October and coverage would not begin until January. HHS plans to work with hospitals and community organizations to spread the word. Politico (Washington, D.C.) (3/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Market Trends 
  • Study shows gaps in young adults' finance, insurance knowledge
    A new survey shows most young adults lack important financial and insurance knowledge. For example, 60% of respondents do not know the difference between term and permanent life insurance, and 30% are unaware of what kind of policy they have. "Insurance plays an important role in financial security, and we need to help young people better understand their needs so they can protect themselves from unexpected curveballs," said LearnVest.com CEO and founder Alexa von Tobel. BenefitsPro.com (3/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  AHIP News 
  • AHIP offers IT-focused health insurance education
    With health care reform implementation, payers and providers are looking at IT as a strategic partner. The need for IT professionals with health insurance knowledge has never been greater. AHIP offers a program that educates IT professionals of all levels about health insurance. The curriculum includes two professional designations, webinars, workshops, online courses and more. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Protect Medicare Advantage
    Proposed changes to Medicare Advantage payments will impact the 14 million beneficiaries who rely on this critically important part of Medicare. Combined with the cuts included in the health reform law, these changes will likely result in higher out-of-pocket costs, reduced benefits and fewer health care choices. Join the Coalition for Medicare Choices to preserve Medicare Advantage. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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