Make Health Insurance Cheaper for Small Employers

Rising costs for health insurance have been plaguing businesses for at least the last decade, when they began to climb after a seven-year period of stability. In 2010 premiums were more than double their 2000 levels, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. The problem is most severe for small businesses, with the Small Business Administration reporting they pay 18 percent more than their larger counterparts for similar insurance.

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