NFIB: Temporary Delay is No Fix

Date: March 06, 2014

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NFIB: Temporary Delay is No Fix 
For Immediate Release
Contact: Eric Reller 202-314-2073 or 

NFIB: Temporary Delay is No Fix

Small Businesses Brace for
Future Delays & Cost

D.C., March 5, 2014

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Director of Federal
Public Policy Amanda Austin
made the following statement in response
to the announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) of another
delay to Obamacare minimum coverage requirements for some individuals and small

“For small business owners, yet another delay is
bitter sweet,” said Austin. “On one hand it may mean that they can keep their
coverage for another two or three years and avoid a massive rate increase. On
the other hand, the delay is temporary and doesn’t address the underlying problems
associated with Obamacare. Ultimately, it’s hard to plan when rules keep
changing in the middle of the game.”


is the nation’s leading small business advocacy association, with offices in
Washington, D.C. and all 50 state capitals. Founded in 1943 to give
small-business owners a voice in public policy-making, NFIB’s policy positions
are set by its 350,000 business-owner members, who send their views directly to
state and federal lawmakers through NFIB’s unique member-only ballot. NFIB’s
mission is to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and
grow their businesses. More information is available online at

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