Urban Institute -- Employer-Sponsored Insurance under Health Reform: Reports of Its Demise Are Premature

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Since the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), many people, particularly in the business media and advocacy groups opposed to the ACA, have argued that health reform would erode employersponsored insurance by providing incentives for many employers to stop offering coverage. This report estimates how the Affordable Care Act would affect employer-sponsored insurance and employer health care costs. We separate the effects on businesses of different sizes.