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Fewer insured under GOP bill

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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.

CBO: 23M More Americans Uninsured Under AHCA

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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. That is the bill approved and now evaluated by CBO.

Here's What the GOP Bill Does to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'

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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.

Lawson introduces first bill aimed to help small business leaders

Westside Gazette
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“Congressman Lawson’s introduction of the Entrepreneurial Education Initiative is great news for entrepreneurs,” said John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority. “This legislation will help ensure that small business owners in underserved communities have the support they need to launch and grow their businesses. This is a step in the right direction for businesses and local economies. ”

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

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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.

Analysts say GOP bill leaves 23 million more uninsured

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“In 2026, an estimated 51 million people under age 65 would be uninsured, compared with 28 million who would lack insurance that year under current law. 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. The CBO indicates that it would by making health care less affordable for some consumers in states that obtain the waivers. CBO says very clearly that’s not the case. For states that do not request waivers for essential health benefits or community...

Providers still hate AHCA after revised CBO score shows 23 million uninsured

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Small Business Majority Founder and CEO John Arensmeyer the AHCA would be a disaster for small businesses because it would destabilize the health insurance market, cause premiums to skyrocket and leave millions of people with pre-existing conditions unable to afford coverage.

Blog: Budget office passes judgment on health care act

Colorado Springs Business Journal
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The report states small-business groups Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority are against the bill because many of their members rely on the individual insurance market for 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 in the NPR report. The organization represents about 55,000 small businesses.

BREAKING DOWN THE NEW CBO SCORE ON THE HOUSE’S HEALTH CARE ACT

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Under current law, the CBO wrote, the markets will be “stable in most areas” because lower-income Americans buying individual insurance will be shielded from rising Obamacare premiums, thanks to subsidies. “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.

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