The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – An Employer Perspective
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“the Act”) is sweeping legislation that will affect economic activity far beyond the one-sixth of the U.S. economy identified as the health care sector. The Act includes individual and firm-level requirements for health insurance coverage, extensive insurance industry regulations, creates new state-level programs and obligations, two new federal entitlement programs, and dozens of new federal boards and commissions.
Click HERE to read the West Virginia Chamber’s paper on the Act.
Small Business Health Care Tax Credit
If you are a small employer (business or tax-exempt) that provides health insurance coverage to your employees, determine if you may qualify for the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit by using the calculator HERE provided by the West Virginia State Medical Association.
The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce conducts extensive research on policy matters and issues as well as surveys its members on their views and opinions.
Provided are research resources: