First Posted at Cracking Health Costs on 7/3/2013
The Health Care Blog had a good post by ROBERT LASZEWSKI on this topic.
Why the delay? Writes Robert, “Because many employers have been in the early stages of planning to cut back the hours of workers (etc) in order to avoid having to offer insurance….”
The Administration feared a backlash and feared ACA would be called a “job killer.”
The delay did not apply to small employers who are expecting rate hikes “averaging 15%”. But, “These small employers are suffering much the same anxiety large employers are…”.
What’s next? Who knows?