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    Small-business owners from across the country have been telling NFIB about their experiences with the Affordable Care Act

Read NFIB’s positions on healthcare reform that affects small businesses.

NFIB is committed to seeking legislative reforms that help small businesses. And, since 1986, our small business members have told us that increasing healthcare costs are their No. 1 problem. NFIB has worked tirelessly to offer solutions and encourage Congress to pursue reforms that will help lower healthcare costs and provide affordable options for small businesses.

Understanding the New Healthcare Law

The new healthcare legislation was signed into law March 23, 2010, leaving many small business owners wondering: What does this mean for me? What do I have to do now? NFIB has answers.


The Healthcare Playbook: A Small Business Guide to PPACA

This printable document provides details about the timeline of new fees and regulations set to take effect, as well as information about whether these provisions will affect you and your business.


Legislative Activity

NFIB opposed the Obama administration’s healthcare law because we believe it increases costs for small businesses. We remain committed to helping small-business owners plan and comply with this new law, but that doesn’t mean the fight is over. NFIB continues to advocate for legislative proposals like repealing the small-business health insurance tax and the employer mandate provision.


Healthcare Policy Research

Our Research Foundation has done extensive work on healthcare policy, including a groundbreaking study that tested nine reform scenarios and their effect on small business. Other research looks at possible remedies for rising healthcare costs, the effects of an employer mandate and more.




NFIB/MA: Open Enrollment Is Coming Soon. Are You Ready?

Health insurance open enrollment runs from November 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016. But don't put it off--Start the enrollme...


Obama Signs PACE Act

Measure Will Prevent Obamacare Premium Increases For Many Small Businesses


Small Business Thanks McConnell, Guthrie for Supporting Health-Care Fix

President Obama has signed the legislation, which protects midsized businesses from new regulations and higher insurance premiums.


NFIB Applauds Health Care Fix Preventing Rate Increase for Some Small Businesses

NFIB today cheered the President's willingness to support an exemption for 160,000 small businesses that were otherwise facing ...


Congress Approves Bill To Keep Current Obamacare Small Business Definition Intact

Measure Gives Businesses Breathing Room, Though States Can Still Alter Definition


Healthcare Legislative Activity: The Next Steps for Reform

Read the latest on why we oppose the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and other legislative approaches we are pursuing.

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