Research Report The Launch of the Affordable Care Act in Selected States: Small Group Marketplaces
Linda J. Blumberg, Shanna Rifkin, Erik Wengle
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This is one of a series of 9 briefs comparing the early implementation experiences of the ACA in eight states: five that have chosen to aggressively participate in all aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA; Colorado, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, and Oregon) and three that have taken only a limited or no participation approach (Alabama, Michigan, and Virginia). This brief focuses on the implementation of the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplaces, which are new structured markets for the employer purchase of small group insurance for their workers.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Health and health care Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Health insurance State and local tax issues
Policy Centers Health Policy Center