Hoping for the best, PREPARING FOR THE WORST

July 2010
Employee Benefit News;Jul2010, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p24
The article reports that self-insured employers in the U.S. are preparing for the effects of the health care reform law called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It is observed that there are still a lot of issues that do not yet have answers, such as which plans will be given grandfather status, thus exempting them from provisions that could increase expenses. Another cause for concern is the requirement that firms with at least 50 workers must pay for their health insurance.


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