A bill proposed by Democrats in the House would mandate employers cover employees but it would exempt small employers. A Republican plan does not include mandates but does provide tax credits to small businesses. If a public option is part of whatever plan is ultimately adopted, it’s certain to impact employers, though there’s little agreement about what that impact would be.
Are you happy with your health insurance? Are you covered by your employer? Are you self-insured? Are you a small business struggling to provide health insurance to your employees? Do you work in the insurance industry? How would changing the role of employers in health care affect you?
- Paul Ginsburg: President of the Center for Studying Health System Change
- Max Israel: President of Customerville
- Tom Leedham: Secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 206