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Half of remaining uninsured are workers; look for small-biz push
Sacramento Business Journal

Small business owners and their workers are up next in the push to sign uninsured Californians up for coverage. About half the people still uninsured but eligible for coverage under Obamacare are workers, so it’s time to ramp up attention on this sector of the market, speakers said at a Capitol hearing Wednesday. Covered California for Small Business — the new name for the Small Employer Health Options Program better known as SHOP — hopes to bolster enrollment significantly this fall.