The Affordable Care Act and Small Business: Economic Issues

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This report explains how employer-sponsored insurance can be used to address concerns about health insurance coverage and cost. Then, it summarizes the three ACA provisions most relevant to small businesses. Also, it analyzes these provisions for their potential effects on small businesses. Last, this report presents several approaches that could address some concerns associated with these provisions (particularly the employer penalty).

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 25, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Lowry, Sean

Analyst in Public Finance

Creator (Author):
Gravelle, Jane G.

Senior Specialist in Economic Policy

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 25, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report explains how employer-sponsored insurance can be used to address concerns about health insurance coverage and cost. Then, it summarizes the three ACA provisions most relevant to small businesses. Also, it analyzes these provisions for their potential effects on small businesses. Last, this report presents several approaches that could address some concerns associated with these provisions (particularly the employer penalty).

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28 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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