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Sen. John McCain: Senate Working On Its Version Of AHCA

Christiannewstoday.com
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Healthcare

But two small-business groups, the Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority, said the bill could hurt their members, many of whom rely on the individual insurance market for their coverage. It did not guess which states might do that, but the report says that one-sixth of the population could be subject to that instability.

CBO report rips GOP health bill

Steelers Lounge
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Healthcare

"This means many small firms would close up shop while others would never get off the ground", said John Arensmeyer, founder of Small Business Majority, which represents 55,000 small businesses.

The Congressional Budget Office Has Scored Trumpcare 2.0, And It Wasn't Kind

VouxMagazine
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Healthcare

However, the report acknowledges that insurers have reduced their participation in the exchanges, leaving some Americans with no options for buying insurance. "This means many small firms would close up shop while others would never get off the ground", said John Arensmeyer, founder of Small Business Majority, which represents 55,000 small businesses.

Key GOP senators slam House Obamacare replacement after CBO report

Click Lancashire
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Healthcare

Small Business Majority Founder and CEO John Arensmeyer the AHCA would be a disaster for small businesses because it would destabilize the health insurance market, cause premiums to skyrocket and leave millions of people with pre-existing conditions unable to afford coverage.

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine plan

Click Lancashire
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Healthcare

"This means many small firms would close up shop while others would never get off the ground", said John Arensmeyer, founder of Small Business Majority, which represents 55,000 small businesses.

Fewer insured under GOP bill

Steelers Lounge
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Healthcare

But two small-business groups, the Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority, said the bill could hurt their members, many of whom rely on the individual insurance market for their coverage.

CBO: 23M More Americans Uninsured Under AHCA

The Villages Suntimes
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Healthcare

But two small-business groups, the Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority, said the bill could hurt their members, many of whom rely on the individual insurance market for their coverage. That is the bill approved and now evaluated by CBO.

Here's What the GOP Bill Does to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'

Steelers Lounge
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Healthcare

But two small-business groups, the Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority, said the bill could hurt their members, many of whom rely on the individual insurance market for their coverage.

Lawson introduces first bill aimed to help small business leaders

Westside Gazette
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Healthcare

“Congressman Lawson’s introduction of the Entrepreneurial Education Initiative is great news for entrepreneurs,” said John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority. “This legislation will help ensure that small business owners in underserved communities have the support they need to launch and grow their businesses. This is a step in the right direction for businesses and local economies. ”

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill's Flaws

NPR
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Healthcare

But two small-business groups, the Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority, said the bill could hurt their members, many of whom rely on the individual insurance market for their coverage.

"Many solo entrepreneurs would likely be forced out of the insurance market entirely. This means many small firms would close up shop while others would never get off the ground," said John Arensmeyer, founder of Small Business Majority, which represents 55,000 small businesses.

Analysts say GOP bill leaves 23 million more uninsured

CelebCafe.org
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Healthcare

“In 2026, an estimated 51 million people under age 65 would be uninsured, compared with 28 million who would lack insurance that year under current law. This means many small firms would close up shop while others would never get off the ground”, said John Arensmeyer, founder of Small Business Majority, which represents 55,000 small businesses. The CBO indicates that it would by making health care less affordable for some consumers in states that obtain the waivers. CBO says very clearly that’s not the case. For states that do not request waivers for essential health benefits or community...

Providers still hate AHCA after revised CBO score shows 23 million uninsured

Healthcare Finance News
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Healthcare

Small Business Majority Founder and CEO John Arensmeyer the AHCA would be a disaster for small businesses because it would destabilize the health insurance market, cause premiums to skyrocket and leave millions of people with pre-existing conditions unable to afford coverage.

Blog: Budget office passes judgment on health care act

Colorado Springs Business Journal
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Healthcare

The report states small-business groups Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority are against the bill because many of their members rely on the individual insurance market for coverage.

“Many solo entrepreneurs would likely be forced out of the insurance market entirely. This means many small firms would close up shop while others would never get off the ground,” said John Arensmeyer, founder of Small Business Majority in the NPR report. The organization represents about 55,000 small businesses.

BREAKING DOWN THE NEW CBO SCORE ON THE HOUSE’S HEALTH CARE ACT

PPP Focus
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Healthcare

Under current law, the CBO wrote, the markets will be “stable in most areas” because lower-income Americans buying individual insurance will be shielded from rising Obamacare premiums, thanks to subsidies. “This means many small firms would close up shop while others would never get off the ground”, said John Arensmeyer, founder of Small Business Majority, which represents 55,000 small businesses.

Mike Thompson, others, react to Trump’s latest budget plan

Vallejo Times-Herald
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Healthcare, General Small Business, Deficit Reduction

Also alarmed by the President’s budget proposal, the Small Business Majority, a 12-year-old small business advocacy organization, reacted by saying the “cuts would create more barriers to small business success.”

John Arensmeyer, Small Business Majority founder & CEO, said Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 that calls for reductions to Medicaid, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Consumer Development Financial Institutions Fund, would hit small businesses hard.

“If enacted, (the) plan would slash Medicaid, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA...

ACA a boon for small businesses

Las Vegas Sun
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Healthcare

As a small-business owner, I am disappointed by the House’s passage of the American Health Care Act.

The ACA has been crucial to helping small-business owners like me gain and keep access to more comprehensive and affordable health coverage. Under the ACA, rates in the small group market are finally starting to stabilize, and many small businesses have been able to receive tax credits for providing coverage. Additionally, the law has helped many would-be entrepreneurs, especially those with pre-existing conditions, break out and start their own businesses without the fear of being...

American Health Care Act or ACA: Which health law do small businesses prefer?

Becker's ASC Review
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Healthcare

Most small businesses favor the ACA over Republicans' American Health Care Act, according to a Small Business Majority poll.

Here are five notes:

1. Forty-nine percent picked the ACA over the AHCA.

2. Twenty-five percent favor the AHCA and 5 percent like both equally.

3. Once respondents became more well-versed in the ACA's specific provisions, 58 percent supported the law.

4. Thirty-five percent of those polled said their business or their employees are enrolled in health markets the ACA created. Twenty-one percent are enrolled in Medicaid....

Letter to the Editor: Secure Choice helps businesses

Fontana Herald News
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Retirement

Dear Editor:
Recently, Congress struck down a Department of Labor rule that makes it easier for states to establish retirement savings plans, like the Secure Choice Program being implemented here in California.

I’m concerned about the impact this will have on our program, as Secure Choice will help so many small businesses save for the future.
As a small business owner and as president of the Riverside Black Chamber of Commerce, I know how hard it can be to set up a retirement plan because of barriers like paperwork, liability and cost. So many small business owners want...

How Obamacare helped the self-employed in California

89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
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Healthcare

"Without the Affordable Care Act I would not have insurance today and I would not be in business for myself," said Kateri Gutierrez, who started Collective Avenue Coffee in Lynwood in October 2015.

The 24-year-old, who qualified for Medi-Cal under the Medicaid expansion, said she was uninsured when she became sick. The illness delayed her getting her business off the ground, she said.

"That got in the way of us moving forward, because I had to focus on paying the ambulance bills, the emergency bills,” said Gutierrez, who worries about a potential Obamacare...

Despite What You’ve Read, Many Small Businesses Support Obamacare

Morning Consult
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Healthcare

Small business owners are not some sort of single-minded monolith, but they are often treated that way. Stories pop up frequently with bold, broad-stroked claims like “small business optimism is soaring,” “small businesses get hefty tax cut in Trump plan” and “the president changed, so has small business’ confidence.” Now, the latest round of stories on the Republican attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act give the impression that America’s small businesses will be glad to see the ACA go if and when Congress manages to repeal it. While most small business owners agree there...

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