The President and his team have discussed this problem with small business owners from across the country and we know they don’t want to stop providing coverage to their employees. Small businesses are like families and small business owners want to give their employees the coverage they deserve. Unfortunately, the high cost of health care is making it impossible for many small businesses to provide health benefits.
Today, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has released a new report, Lower Premiums, Stronger Businesses: How Health Insurance Reform Will Bring Down Costs for Small Businesses. The report looks at the current status quo and outlines how reform will help solve this problem and bring costs down for small businesses. Specifically, reform will.
These are just some of the ways health insurance reform will support small businesses and help ensure all Americans get the secure, stable coverage they need. To learn more, read the full report by visiting www.HealthReform.gov.
Linda Douglass is Communications Director for the Office of Health Reform