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Reform law’s effect on employer health insurance a looming concern
The Mercury News

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the health care reform law, one worrisome question is how many businesses will drop insurance for their employees, figuring the newly mandated financial penalty for not offering coverage is less costly than the insurance premiums. Officials with several business associations contend many small to medium-sized firms are mulling that choice and that some may even decide to shut their doors for good, rather than deal with the law.