Coverage, costs won't be hurt much by ACA employer mandate delay

07/15/2013 | Hill, The

A study by the Urban Institute found that the one-year delay in the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate won't greatly affect the number of people covered or the law's costs. The Urban Institute said slightly fewer people would sign up for the insurance exchanges if the ACA was implemented without the provision. "Eliminating the employer mandate has very little effect on the distribution of coverage; it remains virtually identical to the case when the full ACA is in effect," the institute reported.

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