Health Law Presents Options, Challenges For Colorado Small Businesses

The Denver Post's Arthur Kane, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "Jim Noon, owner of Denver cardboard box seller Centennial Container, has offered his employees health care coverage for three decades, but he isn't sure he will continue to offer the benefit after this year. ... Late last year, Noon received an early renewal offer from his insurance company that will be good through the end of the year with an 8.6 percent premium increase. To get a policy compliant with Affordable Care Act requirements — one that covers birth control, which his current plan doesn't — would have cost Noon 50 percent more, according to documents Noon provided from his broker" (Kane, 4/29). Read the story.

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