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Small Business Exchanges: Opportunities and Challenges

Small Business Exchanges: Opportunities and Challenges

A February 2012 webinar presented by the Commonwealth Fund examined how the Affordable Care Act’s Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP, will make it easier for small employers to offer affordable health plans through new state insurance exchanges. Slides from all four presentations are available. Presenters were the authors of articles on the topic published in Health Affairs:

  • Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Jon Kingsdale, Managing Director, Wakely Consulting Group and Founding Director, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, Massachusetts
  • Terry Gardiner, Vice President for Policy and Strategy, Small Business Majority
  • William Kramer, Executive Director for National Health Policy, Pacific Business Group on Health

The webinar was cosponsored by The Small Business Majority and the National Business Coalition on Health.