The impact of the health care law on the economy, employers, and the workforce hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 9, 2011 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce

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  • Employees,
  • Law and legislation,
  • United States,
  • Health insurance,
  • Health care reform,
  • Small business,
  • Insurance requirements,
  • Employer-sponsored health insurance,
  • Compliance costs

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E3 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 92 p. :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24861931M
ISBN 100160885698
ISBN 109780160885693
LC Control Number2011388232

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Instead, Congress enacted – over our strong objections – a reform law that fails to quickly reduce health care and coverage costs. It will also impose unwarranted penalty mandates on employers in that are already deterring job growth today.

NRF strongly opposed both the House and Senate-passed reform bills and the modified Senate bill that became law. The Impact of the Health Care Law on the Economy, Employers, and the Workforce Subcommittee: Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Date: Wednesday, February 9, Time: AM.

Check back for live video of this hearing. Agenda. Paul Van De Water, Senior Fellow Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The impact of the health care law on the economy, employers, and the workforce: hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S.

House of Representatives, One The impact of the health care law on the economy Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 9, on the economy, employers and the workforce. I’m speaking today from my experience studying health care policy; speaking with providers, patients, and employers from across the country; and from my own research on health care as director and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute’s Center for Medical Size: 63KB.

The Impact of the Health Care Law on the Economy, Employers, and the Workforce - mars-1a:hrs01Ed_W_ - Rayburn - Committee on Education and Labor - - Witness List: Paul. On Wednesday, the full House Committee on Education and the Workforce heard contrasting testimony on how the new health care law affects employers and the economy.

This meeting follows other recent House and Senate committee hearings that have addressed how the Affordable Care Act impacts the workforce. In his opening statement, Committee Chairman John Kline (R- MN) claimed that “up to Family and Medical Leave Act of Federal statute requires covered employers to provide employees job-protected unpaid leave for qualified family and The impact of the health care law on the economy emergencies, such as family illness, military service, pregnancy, adoption or foster-care placement of a child.

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Some economists believe that rapidly rising health care spending lowers GDP and overall employment, while raising inflation. The effects of health care spending on interest rates and the relative impact on economic performance across industries depend upon the source of financing for federal health care spending.

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Health care companies will employ fewer workers, who will buy fewer cars, homes, refrigerators, and vacations. Many will also lose health insurance. From a health care standpoint, the new tax bill. Shift more of the cost of health care to employees; Reduce the benefits offered to cut costs; Change or better negotiate the plan to reduce health-care costs; Health care costs companies approximately $4, per year for a single employee and $9, for families.

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Conversely, access to coverage and health care has a positive impact on financial well-being. Research shows that individuals residing in zip codes likely to be affected by Medicaid expansion experience reductions in collections and balances owed on both health and non–health-related debt.

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Labor market distortions are common within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA/Obamacare). Employers are faced with uncertainty at. Given analysts’ predictions that health care premiums will continue to rise, some employers have begun to assess the practical, economic, ethical and.

The American health care system is an interlocked network of patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers, employers, regulators and other stakeholders. A significant change impacting one component will reshape the entire system.

The conflated nature of modern health care is what made ’s dramatic reform effort difficult for Congress to navigate and for many people to understand.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA), some industry observers predicted employers would move many employees working 30 to 34 hours a week into higher or lower hourly categories. By restricting workers to fewer than 30 hours, employers could avoid the requirement to offer health coverage and the associated costs.

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