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Affordable Care Act: Obamacare and the Impact on Small Businesses

Resources to aid patrons in understanding the steps required to enroll for Affordable Care effective Oct. 1, 2013.

Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration website includes an article describing the impact of the Affordable Care Act on small businesses:


The .pdf from SBA describes the impact in a graphic format:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The article below from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website describes the employer mandate imposed by the Affordable Care Act upon employers with 50 or more "full-time equivalent" employees. The .pdf file explains the employer mandate in a concise format:


The SHOP Marketplace

The following .pdf describes the SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) Marketplace, which lays out options for small businesses to offer health coverage in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.


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