Healthcare Reform and You

Hallinan, Eric R.
May 2010
Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;May2010, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p14
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the highlights and impact of the health care reform bill in the U.S. States are required to set up Small Business Health Options Programs, also called SHOP Exchanges, to allow small businesses to group to purchase insurance that will reduce premiums from one to four percent. It cites the ban on coverage lifetime limits and the cancellation of issued policies except in fraud cases which will increase premiums. It also notes that companies with more than 50 employees will need to provide insurance or be penalized.


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