Small Business Majority uses extensive scientific and opinion research to provide small business owners, advocates, policymakers and others with the information and tools they need to navigate through complex healthcare-related issues.
When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, it delivered sweeping reform to the nation’s healthcare system. A significant feature of the law is an expansion of Medicaid to cover a larger number of low-income individuals. In June 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it was up to each state to decide whether to expand eligibility for Medicaid. Medicaid expansion gives every state the opportunity to take advantage of federal funding that will support jobs and stimulate economic growth while expanding health coverage. For Mississippi small business owners, additional federal dollars flowing into the state that will then be recirculated to their businesses, boosting their bottom lines and helping them create more jobs.
Missouri and Medicaid: The Small Business Perspective
On April 4, Small Business Majority released an economic report showing the beneficial impact expansion of Medicaid can have on Missouri's economy and small businesses.
Small Business Owners’ Views on Implementing the Affordable Care Act
On June 14, Small Business Majority released scientific opinion polling in eight states that found half of small business owners want the Affordable Care Act upheld—either as is or with minor changes—while only one-third want the Supreme Court to overturn it.
Small Business Owners' Opinions on Health Insurance Exchanges
On June 12, 2012, Small Business Majority and Kaiser Permanente released opinion polling that provides new insight into what small business owners in California and Oregon want out of state health insurance exchanges, which are being created under the Affordable Care Act.
Good Business Sense: The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit In the Affordable Care Act
On May 9, Small Business Majority and Families USA released a report that found tax credits in the Affordable Care Act—worth $15 billion—could help up to 3.2 million small businesses better afford health coverage for their 19 million workers.
Good Business Sense: The New Small Business Health Care Tax Credit in California
On May 9, Small Business Majority and Families USA released this report that found tax credits in the Affordable Care Act—worth $1.8 billion—could help up to 375.000 California small businesses better afford health coverage for their 2.4 million workers.
California Small Businesses and the Affordable Care Act
In March 2011, Small Business Majority and Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) released the results of a survey commissioned by PCV, of 804 California small business owners with fewer than 20 employees on key provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Small Business Owners’ Views on Key Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
In January 2011, Small Business Majority released a survey of 619 small business ownersnationwide to determine how they view two key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
A Helping Hand for Small Businesses: Health Insurance Tax Credits
Small Business Majority and Families USA released areport in July 2010 showing how many small businesses in each state would be eligible for these credits.
The Economic Impact of Healthcare Reform on Small Business
In June 2009, Small Business Majority commissioned Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Jonathan Gruber, Ph.D. to conduct an analysis using an economic simulation model to measure how healthcare reform would affect small businesses.
State Surveys Highlight Small Business Support for Healthcare
Between December 2008 and August 2009, Small Business Majority commissioned opinion surveys of small businesses in 19 states to ascertain their views on healthcare reform and the obstacles they face gaining access to affordable health insurance.
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