In an Industry Insight column in the July 16 issue, Lynne Haggerman wrote that the Donald Trump administration’s new rule encouraging small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and others to band together to purchase health insurance through association health plans will create “a new avenue to access
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Business groups that have long advocated for association health plans (AHPs) just learned a valuable lesson: Beware of politicians bearing gifts.
This legislation is backed by more than 60 Democratic cosponsors, and endorsed by the organizations below:
Although the average proposed 2019 premium increase for Colorado’s individual health care exchange is the lowest since 2015, it could have been much lower if not for administration’s efforts to undermine the ACA.
Xiomara Pena, the deputy director of the California office of Small Business Majority, said she’s concerned that many of those individuals may be self-employed business people whose incomes are just above the levels where they would qualify for subsidies.
"Small business owners want to offer the kind of benefits that will help them attract and retain talented workers, while also helping their employees save for their futures," said John Arensmeyer, founder and CEO of Small Business Majority, an advocacy organization for small businesses
ASBC has co-sponsored business sign-on statement supporting net neutrality with Main Street Alliance and Small Business Majority.
The poll, commissioned by the Small Business Majority, found most companies cited the high cost of plans and low resources available for plan administration as the main reasons for not offering 401ks or other retirement savings vehicles.
Even though women’s entrepreneurship is thriving in California, that doesn’t mean women-owned businesses have it easy in the Golden State.
Vicki Shabo of the National Partnership for Women and Families discusses Small Business Majority's scientific opinion polling that found small businesses strongly support the FAMILY Act.