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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.




Why Washington Needs an Improved All-Payer Database

Bill would help small business owners compare health insurance plans.


Lawmakers: Health Insurance Reform Should Prioritize Quality, Access, Affordability & Provide Certainty to Small Business

NFIB VT notes that there are a plethora of bills that have been introduced to further tinker with health care and insurance in ...


Feds Delay Penalties On Health Reimbursement Arrangements.

Employers Will Still Face Costly Penalties In July


NFIB: Delaying Obamacare HRA Penalty Not a Solution

The IRS made a sudden announcement that it will delay penalties for businesses using Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA's) ...


Why Massachusetts Small-Business Owners Want the Health Connector Returned to its Original Purpose

Small-business owners want fewer mandates, more flexibility to drive down costs


Health Care - $90 Million Payroll Tax & Increased Employer Assessment

Gov. Shumlin proposes to raise $90 million via a .7% payroll tax so that his administration can lower health insurance premiums...

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