Adhesives Magazine

The Affordable Healthcare Act

November 29, 2012

When the Affordable Healthcare Act, dubbed “Obamacare,” takes effect in 2014, all businesses with more than 50 employees will be required to offer health coverage to full-time employees. Has your company begun to make cuts to offset this added expense?

No: 43.8%
Yes: 31.2%
Maybe/Unsure: 25%

What measures do you plan to take?

Other: 42.8%
Reducing hiring/decreasing workers' hours: 28.6%
Layoffs: 14.3%
Price increases: 14.3%

Comments:
"Small company; not required to participate in Obamacare."

"Most likely we will discontinue offering coverage and pay the tax."

"No changes. Health care was already offered."

"We're in Massachusetts. We've had that system in place here since Romney was governor. It works very well.
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