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

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.

2017-05-25 00:00:00
KPBS

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

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.

2017-05-25 00:00:00
91.5 KIOS-FM

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

Republicans argue that by allowing insurers to sell less comprehensive insurance, premiums will fall and more people will buy basic coverage. And their bill includes money for states to create so-called high-risk pools in which people with medical conditions can buy coverage if commercial insurers refuse them.

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.

2017-05-25 00:00:00
Spokane Public Radio

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

Republicans argue that by allowing insurers to sell less comprehensive insurance, premiums will fall and more people will buy basic coverage. And their bill includes money for states to create so-called high-risk pools in which people with medical conditions can buy coverage if commercial insurers refuse them.

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.

2017-05-25 00:00:00
KANW-FM

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

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.

2017-05-25 00:00:00
High Plains Public Radio

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

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.

2017-05-25 00:00:00
Public Radio Tulsa

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

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.

2017-05-25 00:00:00
KENW-TV

Local businesses take part in health and wellness challenge

"It also focuses not just on physical activity, but on the employee as a whole and on the employer as a whole, so you can also get points for drinking eight glasses of water, or meditating," said Mary Overbey with the Small Business Majority.

While it is a competition, pitting teams in Joplin and Springfield against teams from the St. Louis area, Overbey says there aren't any losers here.

2017-06-02 00:00:00
KODE-TV Online

How to Cash in on the Gig Economy- Don’t work hard without working smarter

Four in 10 self-employed workers don’t have a retirement account, according to a survey from Small Business Majority. Opening an Individual 401(k), a Simple IRA or SEP IRA may be viable ways self-employed individuals can save for retirement. Even just stashing some money in your savings account monthly can go a long way. While it might be tempting to splurge now, the payout could be huge in the future.

2017-05-31 00:00:00
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