The New York Times brought attention nationally to an issue that has been debated in the nonprofit community for weeks: the idea that the comprehensive health care bill passed would provide financial support for small businesses that provide health insurance to their employees but deny the same benefit to small nonprofits. Among the three comprehensive… Read more »

ASAE recently conducted an interview with Scott J. Becker, the Executive Director of the Association of Public Health Laboratories, on the recent news regarding the H1N1 influenza virus, commonly known as “swine flu”. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/YMDVlYPZSy0″ width=”425″ height=”344″ allowfullscreen=”true” fvars=”fs=1″ /]

UPDATE: Here is the Baucus document With roughly 36 hours until the President addresses a joint session of Congress to outline his health care proposal, Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) has circulated an outline of a compromise bill to the “Group of Six” that could eventually come before the entire committee for a… Read more »

Bloomberg News is reporting this morning that House Energy & Commerce Chair Henry Waxman (D-CA) sent letters to six insurance companies demanding information on their small business plans and specifically a response to allegations that the insurers routinely drop small businesses when their premiums increase due to employee illness. The letters, which were sent to… Read more »