10Minutes on health reform under Obama

January 2009
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The Obama plan for health reform

At a glance

PwC presents an overview of the possible impact the Obama proposals for healthcare reform could have on businesses In the coming year, large employers could face major changes in this area proposed by President Obama and members of the Democratic Congress.

President Obama’s healthcare initiative could curb rising costs for employers—which on average pay 80% of the cost of worker health benefits—and government alike. The January 2009 10Minutes reviews health reform topics including:

  • New health insurance options for workers without private coverage
  • Ways that “play-or-pay” regulations could affect employers
  • Possible effect of a national health insurance exchange on the broker relationship