Total number of self-employed Americans could grow by 1.5 million next year. Ohio could add as many as 67,000 new entrepreneurs as a result of the federal government subsidies made available to aspiring business owners through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new report from the Urban Institute.
The number of newly minted entrepreneurs in Ohio would ran fourth nationally behind California, Texas and Florida, and the total number of self-employed Americans could grow by 1.5 million next year when the states open their online marketplaces for health insurance under the health law, the nonpartisan Washington, D.C.-based think tank predicts.
Since 2009, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group has used SAS-Analytics to explore price elasticity before making rate changes. Accurate forecasting with SAS enables the company to assess how proposed premium increases will affect renewals at agent and policyholder levels, so it can broaden its insurance lines with less risk.
Alpharetta-based Care Logistics, a provider of hospital management software and logistics services, is suing two Ohio health care networks, claiming they have cost the company millions of dollars after backing out of several business agreements.
In a case filed this week in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, Care Logistics seeks at least $12 million in damages from the networks, Catholic Health Partners of Cincinnati and Mercy Health Systems of Toledo, plus additional compensation.