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Health reform confusion keeps consultants busy
Modern Healthcare

The Affordable Care Act’s long-term impact on employers is still uncertain. But one sector is already getting a boost from the law, recently upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court: Business is booming for benefits consulting firms.

“We’re swamped,” said Rich Stover, a principal with Buck Consultants in Secaucus, N.J.

Whatever the new law will ultimately mean for the cost and quality of health care in the U.S., in the short term it has meant anxiety and paperwork for employers.