Repeal of Employer Mandate Could Shake Up Group Insurance

Amid strong lobbying by business groups, support is growing to end the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate, a change that would see millions more Americans buying their health insurance through exchanges.
Published Online: May 21, 2014
Amid strong lobbying by business groups, support is growing to end the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate, a change that would see millions more Americans buying their health insurance through exchanges.

With a number of state Chambers of Commerce backing Medicaid expansion in states like Missouri, the president and CEO of the U.S Chamber, Thomas Donohue, is working to “repeal onerous healthcare taxes” and “repeal, delay or change the employer mandate.”

“The administration is obviously committed to keeping the law in place, so the Chamber has been working pragmatically to fix those parts of Obamacare that can be fixed,” Donohue said in his annual address in January.

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Source: Healthcare Payer News



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