The SHOP is Underperforming

The Washington Post (11/13, Harrison) reports that enrollment on the ACA’s new small-business health insurance marketplaces “has fallen well short of the administration’s expectations,” according to a Government Accountability Report released Thursday. The GAO examined enrollment totals for SHOP exchanges in the 18 states that built their own portals, finding that fewer than 12,000 small […]

The SHOP Falls Short on Enrollments

Remember those “other” new Obamacare exchanges—the ones that small businesses were supposed to use to sign up workers for health insurance? Yeah, well, apparently a whole bunch of small businesses forgot about them, too. A new Government Accountability Office report finds that a stunningly low number of workers have enrolled in insurance plans sold on […]

Small Businesses Sending Employees to The Exchange

Brian Adams, who sells fireplaces in Indianapolis, is like many of the nation’s small-business owners. As the cost of providing health benefits has climbed, he has struggled to afford coverage for his employees — a problem the new health care law was designed, in part, to address. But a year after the law’s introduction of […]

Obamacare Deadline and The SHOP

Leading news stories this week focus on Obamacare enrollment reaching their 6 million mark and extending enrollment for those who began the process. However some states like New York have set a hard deadline for March 31st. To read more, click here. Also reaching headlines is the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP). Business with 50 […]