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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Lowry, Sean & Gravelle, Jane G. February 25, 2014.

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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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Lowry, Sean & Gravelle, Jane G. The Affordable Care Act and Small Business: Economic Issues, report, February 25, 2014; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc282333/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.