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Businesses seeing self-funded plans as way to dodge ACA
Modern Healthcare

The rate of self-funded health insurance among smaller businesses has remained relatively stable during the past decade, but that may change soon. Many businesses see self-funding as a way to skirt requirements of the healthcare reform law. In response, carriers are offering self-insured plans to much smaller groups than the larger groups that have historically marketed such plans. UnitedHealth Group has even dropped its minimum size for self-insured products from 100 employees to as low as 10.