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Study finds 40% of small business owners are ‘struggling’ with health care costs

Posted On: Sep. 27, 2022 10:17 AM CST

Many owners of small and midsize businesses say they are struggling with the cost of health care premiums for their employees, according to a new survey, reports Becker’s Payer Issues. The survey, commissioned by online health insurance marketplace eHealth, found 40% of business owners say they are struggling to afford the cost of providing group insurance coverage to their employees, and 11% say they may have to stop offering coverage entirely in the future.