The KnowlEdge Center employs 30 full-time staff members to keep tabs on changes in laws and regulations, Stone says. "You also have to be aware of what the President is doing on the side," she says in a pointed reference to the White House-driven decision to allow individuals to keep non-PPACA-compliant policies through fall 2016.
Good business leaders are always looking down the road to gauge the opportunities and challenges ahead. When Stone looks to the future, she sees strong demand for her product, healthcare reform information, for many years to come.
"It's incredibly complex and it's only going to get more complex over time," she says. The troubled rollout of the PPACA public exchanges is set to be followed by a new set of challenges. "There's going to be more litigation, a new administration, and more changes put into place that are going to be incredibly difficult."
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